Saint. Michael’s Abbey

A fundamental destination of medieval pilgrimages and guardian of the “Via Francigena”, it has played an important role in the development of our region and in the history of Christianity. The Sacra di San Michele, monument symbol of Piedmont, is known above all for its architectural charm and for its events that run through 1000 years of history.

During our guided tour of the Sacra we will discover the mysteries lying in this ancient devotion place to Archangel Michael and you will be surprised to find the balance between the Abbey and the environment in which it is inserted, fascinating and frightening at the same time.

It is no coincidence that Umberto Eco was inspired by the ancient Abbey to write his literary worldwide famous masterpiece "The name of the rose"...


One of the most ancient and noble city of Piedmont. Along its winding streets and its steeps full of charm we will enjoy magnificent views over the river Po.

We will discover the history of this town that boasts a glorious and Royal past, we'll talk about the presence of the Templar Knights and their importance in the development of the village, while the castle watches from the top of the hill.

We’ll visit the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria della Scala - fundamental Gothic monument – and we’ll meet characters who left their mark in the heart of Moncalieri’s people.