Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta Sights

Abbazia di Sant'Antonio di Ranverso

  • Strada Sant'Antonio Ranversa 4 Map It
  • Buttigliera Alta
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 05/03/2016

Fodor's Review

The abbey was originally a hospital, founded in the 12th century by the Hospitallers of St. Anthony to care for victims of St. Anthony's Fire, a painful disease caused by eating contaminated rye. Pilgrims came here over the centuries to be treated and to offer thanks for their miraculous recoveries. The highlight are the 15th-century frescoes with their lifelike depictions of pilgrims and saints that decorate the walls of the church.

Sight Information


Strada Sant'Antonio Ranversa 4, west of Rivoli, off SS25, Buttigliera Alta, Piedmont, 10090, Italy

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Sight Details:

  • €2.60
  • Daily 9–12:30 and 3–5:30; last entrance ½ hr before closing

Published 05/03/2016


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