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17th century church, Roman origins but none remain

A brief stop in Menaggio took us across piazza Garibaldi to the top of via Calvi, where chiesa di... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Attended Sunday mass

Sunday mass was part of our "learn Italian" trip. Interesting sermon, all Italian of course. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Guy T
Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

A brief stop in Menaggio took us across piazza Garibaldi to the top of via Calvi, where chiesa di San Stefano looks down towards the lake. The copper onion dome of the bell tower can be seen standing above the town as one approaches on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Sunday mass was part of our "learn Italian" trip. Interesting sermon, all Italian of course. Lovely church.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Guy T
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This church had its roots in ancient Roman times, but the building is now much more modern and there are many stunning artworks inside. Paintings include a copy of one showing Mary with Jesus and an angel (the original is in the Louvre), frescoes which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Step through the forest of this church and leave the busy town behind. This church takes you back centuries with its wonderful cool and welcoming structure. Sit in the square and listen to the bells at midday and 6pm a free entry must do in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EdClew
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I like visiting churches. I found this church was so beautiful, all the art work were so fine and well kept. I went in to pray and appreciate the chance for the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sheight
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Small church right off the main piazza. Nice altar, nice feeling. Interesting statues and paintings. I thought that the few preserved original fragments on the outside were equally important.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We walked all about town after hopping off the hop on/off bus. Lovely interior with beautiful side chapels and lovely main alter

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Chiesa di San Stefano is A beautiful Church in Menaggio. It is very clean with beautifully decorated bible scenes on the walls.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely paintings.on the ceilings and the walls very.cool and welcoming on a hot day. Gratuity suggested but not necessary

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Not much to look at on the outside, and hard to see what the inside looks like. Nice place, just not the easiest to get a good look at.

Date of experience: September 2016
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14 July 2018|
Response from sheight | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jcdunmore, I visited the church on a weekday as a visitor. I do not know the Sunday mass schedule. Please check online or the locals.