Madonna Del Ghisallo Or Museo Del Cyclismo388 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Santuario Del Ghisallo, Strada Ghisallo, 22030 Magreglio CO, Italy, Bellagio
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +39-031965175
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Adventure Sport
The Blessed Virgin Mary gets around – this is the site of yet another of her apparitions. Essentially a hill with spectacular views, the place has a story that goes like so: the medieval count Ghillaso was saved from robbers by her apparition.
Today, cycling races are held at this spot, which led to local priest Ermelindo Vigano to suggest the apparition be made the patroness of cyclists. This has been approved by the Pope. Hence, the shrine here also contains a small cycling museum; also, an eternal flame burns here to commemorate cyclists who have died.
Famous in the collection here is the crumpled cycle of Fabio Casartelli – a renowned cyclist who died on this very bike. There is also a 1947 Bianchi, thought to be the first aluminum racing cycle ever made.
How to Reach Madonna Del Ghisallo Or Museo Del Cyclismo
- A bus station to Bellagio right outside the shrine
- Chiosco Ghisallo
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68.55% of people who visit Bellagio include Madonna Del Ghisallo Or Museo Del Cyclismo in their plan
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37.14% of people start their Madonna Del Ghisallo Or Museo Del Cyclismo visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
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