On the occasion ofAlpàa the Sacro Monte of Varallo becomes the protagonist of evening guided tours thanks to Kalatà. Various aspects related to the heritage of the Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy with a series of conferences at the Valsesia area of Villa Durio.
“The visit – explains the president of the management body of the sacred mountains, Francesca Giordano – provides for the exclusive opening of the chapel of the Crucifixionthe Renaissance masterpiece of Gaudenzio Ferrari. A unique experience to appreciate up close the extraordinary statues and frescoes in which the genius of Gaudenzio Ferrari finds its maximum expression ».
A precious opportunity to discover the Sacro Monte: a new and closer one Jerusalembuilt starting from the end of the fifteenth century with the aim of making the pilgrimage in Holy Land. Today the Sacro Monte, which has 45 chapels, palaces, squares, streets, fountains, green areas and woods, is a place suspended in time and space, characterized by an unparalleled dimension of spirituality.
Program (maximum 25 people): Friday 8 July, 8.45 pm; Saturday 9, 8.45 pm; Monday 11, 5 pm; Friday 15, 8.45 pm, Sunday 17 July, 5.00 pm. For info and reservations: 0174.330976 or firstname.lastname@example.org There will be appointments both in the afternoon and in the evening for € 6 with meeting point at the cable car).
Also not to be missed is the series of conferences The Sacred Mountains tellscheduled from 9 to 17 July at Villa Durio, where the photographic exhibition of Marco Beck Peccoz The look on the Sacri Monti dedicated to the nine Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, as well as some models of the buildings of that of Varallo, including a model of the great ideal project of Galeazzo Alessi (1565-1569).
On 9 July at 6.30pm and 8.45pm it opens Francesca Giordanopresident of Unesco, art, spirituality, landscape and tourism; 10 to 20.45 Nadia Salvagno with Aims and interests of protection of a serial complex of Unesco heritage; 11 at 18.30 and at 20.45 Stefano Aietti with Of stone, fire and ice, curiosities and anecdotes on the Sacro Monte di Varallo; 12 at 20.45 Giacomo Gagliardini in A key to understanding the monumental complex of the Sacro Monte di Varallo; on 13 at 18.30 Laura Severgnini neither The Lombard Sacred Mountains of Varese and Ossuccio; on 14 at 18.30 Paola Angeleri in The Sacro Monte di Varallo and the Pinacoteca: from the territory to the museum; on 15 at 18.30 and at 20.45 Stefano Aietti in Pebbles, tracks and ropes: historical synthesis of the connections for the Sacro Monte di Varallo.
On July 16, the meetings will start at 3 pm and end at 6.30 pm, with speeches by Rita Regispark ranger of the institution The garden of the Sacro Monte di Varallo between ideas, projects and current events; Stefano Aietti Of stone, fire and ice, curiosities and anecdotes on the Sacro Monte di Varallo And Nadia Salvagno APP-get involved in the Sacred Mountains of Piedmont and Lombardy Unesco, get to know, communicate and play.
Finally, Sunday 17 at 16.30 Franco Grossoan expert on walks, will conclude the cycle of conferences with the intervention 700 km on foot between the Sacred Mountains of Piedmont and Lombardy Unesco: between art, faith, nature and culture and at 17.30 Stefano Aietti with the revival of Pebbles, tracks and ropes: historical synthesis of the connections for the Sacro Monte di Varallo. The initiatives scheduled at the Sacro Monte will also be completed by the charity parade on Saturday 16 at 8.45 pm I’m alivepromoted by Lilt Vercelli with Kimoneria Nui (Saturday 16 July, at 8.45 pm).