Charterhouse of Avigliana


Abbeys, monasteries Religious Art

Halfway up the mountain leading to the Sacra di San Michele is the Convent of Saint Francis, known as Certosa1515. It is built around a church, consecrated in 1521, and still retains part of frescoes to the early sixteenth century, whose iconography reflects the centrality of the figure of the Virgin had in the theological conception of the founder, the Blessed Tommaso Illirico.


  Via Sacra di San Michele, 51, 10051 Avigliana
tel: 011 93.13.638 |

Visiting hours: Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 02:00 pm-05:00 pm.
Visits during the week by reservation.
Guided tours by volunteers. 

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