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The effort to climb the steps up to the Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso is well rewarded. It is an impressive building combining Romanesque, Baroque and stone fortresses building styles with interior frescoes from the 16th to the 18th centuries. The views to the...More
Be prepared to climb many flights of steps to get to the top of where the church is perched on the top of the hill! Sensible shoes a must as there are also cobbled paths. Once you’ve got over the hike you can really appreciate...More
After our visit to Parco Scherrer, we walked on the main road to find the stairs going up to the chapel. The weather condition at that time was warm and sunny. It was a challenge to climb for this church visit. You will find a...More
The beautifully little Church is located right at the top of Morcote. You can either drive up (and miss the breathtaking views!) or brave it up and walk the 360 odd steps up and enjoy the magnificent panorama this place has to offer! Well worth...More
Some 400 steps above the charming village of Morcote with its small alleys,ancient houses and waterfront quays stands this beautiful church dating back to the 13th century, rebuilt in 1462 in the Renaissance style and subsequently renovated with baroque style. Both the church and the...More
The church sits beautifully on the hill overlooking the lake and Locarno, and provides a great vantage point, as well as a really peaceful piazza and spaces to meditate and reflect. The church interior is a beautiful renaissance example as well, and the walk downhill...More
We were visiting Morcote by boat from Lugano. We asked how to get to this church, because we could see it high upon the hill. A lady working in a restaurant told us it was up 400 stairs in the direction she indicated. We thought...More
There are a couple of smaller chapels on the way up the hill to the main church and baptistry with nice frescoes. Walking up the hill behind the church, there are great views looking down on the church and the lake.