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Ciciu del Villar Nature Reserve

Visitor Center of Ciciu del Villar Nature Reserve
Visitor Center of Ciciu del Villar Nature Reserve

Villar S. Costanzo Parish Church
The 18th century church includes the valuable remains of the ancient abbey: a Gothic keep, the 14th century bell tower, and the 12th century crypt which is possible to visit from the church chorus. From the sacristy you can reach St. Giorgio Chapel, a 15th centuty funerary mausoleum rich in frescoes by Pietro da Saluzzo.

S. Costanzo al Monte
Built in the 12th century in Romanesque-Gothic style, this church is one of the most valuable religious monuments in Piemonte. It is situated on the slopes of Mount St.Bernardo, the martyrdom place of St. Costanzo. It presents outside three semicircular apses and inside one nave and two aisles with 26 pillars dominated by Romanesque capitals, and a crypt with one nave and two aisles.

Province: Cuneo Region: Piedmont


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