Guided tours of the Sanctuary of Oropa, to discover the Treasure and the Royal Apartments, take place from 28 June to 6 September 2020.
From June 28th, on Sundays at 11am and 3pm, the guides will welcome visitors in front of the Sanctuary gates and then take them on a journey through the history, devotion and works of art of Oropa. A journey dedicated to all those who wish to learn about the cultural aspects of the Sanctuary, taking advantage of a weekend staying in the evocative rooms of Oropa.
The itinerary starts from the first square to reach the sacred cloister, passing through the Porta Regia, designed by the famous architect Juvarra. The visit then continues to the Ancient Basilica, the ex voto galleries, the Royal Apartments of Savoy and the Museum of Treasures. On display there are the liturgical vestments, historical documents, paintings, works of art, gold and jewellery that adorned the statue of Our Lady of Oropa on the occasion of the Coronations that began in 1620.
The visits will take place in complete safety
Meeting with the guide: in front of the gates of the Sanctuary (no reservation required).
Hours: 28 June, 5-12-19-26 July, 2-9-15-16-23 August, 6 September at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Sunday 30 August the guided tour will be at 11 a.m. only.
Cost: 5 Euro
The visit lasts about an hour and a half