Charterhouse of Avigliana

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
direzione@certosa1515.org |

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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  • May 28, 2021 - May 30, 2021: Corso sulla natura tutelata e da tutelare ad Avigliana
  • June 25, 2021 - June 27, 2021: Course on new live in Avigliana