Santa Maria del Sasso

Santa Maria del Sasso

The architectural complex of Santa Maria del Sasso includes the Sanctuary, the Monastery and the Convent. It is a structure of great historical, artistic and religious value, dating back to Renaissance times, declared as national monument in 1899. The sanctuary owns its name from a large rock on which in the year 1347 happened the apparition of our Lady.

The present convent, consecrated in 1507, is rich in works of art of famous authors, and is guarded by Priests and Nuns belonging to the Dominican order.