Tours in Loreto
General Information of Loreto
Travel to Loreto, a town located in Italy's Marche region, is a small town famous for its picturesque architecture and spiritual significance.
It is an ideal destination for those interested in art, history and spirituality. Loreto's must-see attraction is the Basilica della Santa Casa, a sacred Catholic shrine said to house the Holy House of the Virgin Mary.
This basilica is a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and is adorned with works of art by famous artists such as Raphael and Bramante.
In addition, Loreto has several museums that highlight the rich heritage and history of the city, such as the Museo della Santa Casa and the Museo della Città.
These museums display artifacts and relics related to the basilica and the history of Loreto. In addition, the Loreto region is known for its beautiful hills and landscapes, perfect for hiking and cycling. The near-by Adriatic Sea also offers opportunities for swimming, sunbathing and water sports.
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Tour Around Loreto
The excursion offered by Greca Travel Agency includes a visit to the city of Loreto, known as the "capital of Marian worship" and home to one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Italy, the Basilica of the Holy House.
The sanctuary has its origins in the 13th century and houses the "santa casa," the home of the Virgin Mary.
Visitors can explore the impressive basilica, built between late Gothic and Renaissance, protected by a beautiful marble wall designed by Bramante.
The tour also includes a visit to the Museo-Pinacoteca and Piazzale Loreto, enjoying the panoramic view.
There is also a relaxing walk along Corso Boccalini to contemplate traditional products such as carpentry and traditional crafts, silver, ceramics and woodwork.