SOMMAPRADA SANCTUARY – ROVETTA

Description

The Sommaprada Sanctuary is located on the road that connects Clusone to Rovetta, in the locality of Conca Verde, an area dominated by meadows and plants. Also known as the Sanctuary of Madonna dei Viandanti, it was erected in 1544, following the miracle of July 2nd, 1533, when the little chapel with the effigy of Our Lady suddenly illuminated to rescue a group of lumberjacks assailed by bandits.

On the walls, it is possible to see some of the gifts given to Our Lady from the pilgrims. On the external façade there is a fresco from 1921, depicting the image of the Virgin of Sommaprada with Rovetta in the background, while inside the Sanctuary there is a fresco from the late fifteenth century with the image of the Our Lady holding Jesus in her arms.

The Feast of the Apparition is celebrated on the 2nd July.


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The Sommaprada Sanctuary is located on the road that connects Clusone to Rovetta, in the locality of Conca Verde, an area dominated by meadows and plants. Also known as the Sanctuary of Madonna dei Viandanti, it was erected in 1544, following the miracle of July 2nd, 1533, when the little chapel with the effigy of Our Lady suddenly illuminated to rescue a group of lumberjacks assailed by bandits.

On the walls, it is possible to see some of the gifts given to Our Lady from the pilgrims. On the external façade there is a fresco from 1921, depicting the image of the Virgin of Sommaprada with Rovetta in the background, while inside the Sanctuary there is a fresco from the late fifteenth century with the image of the Our Lady holding Jesus in her arms.

The Feast of the Apparition is celebrated on the 2nd July.