San Pietro Church

Volpedo, Italy

San Pietro Church was mentioned first time in 965 AD, but the current building dates from the 15th century. It contains valuable frescoes from the 15th century.


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Volpedo, Italy
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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Simona Rebel (5 months ago)
A particular quiet surrounds this wonderful Romanesque church ... and you cannot be fascinated by the thousand details that distinguish it ...
Anna Rita Certo (9 months ago)
Romanesque church that still retains original parts that date back to the 10th century, with renovations from the 15th century. Restoration work on the frescoes in the apse was carried out with great attention. The structure of the church is very simple and river bricks and pebbles were used. The church is inserted in the path of the path of San Michele.
Kathryn Gosciewski (2 years ago)
This was an unplanned stop. We were driving out of town at dusk when lights from this small church caught our eyes. This X century church architect and affreschi are so different what we are use to that we spent almost 30 mins with the old volunteer that keeps it open on the weekends afternoon in hopes of sharing its story with the visitors. Stop by if you are in the area and are feeling spiritual
J Bo (4 years ago)
Splendid 15th century frescoes inside, surrounded by greenery a stone's throw from the center.
Mauro Ghiglione (4 years ago)
The first documented trace of the parish church is a parchment from 965. They are of the tenth century: the apse, the top of the bottom wall of the nave and a portion of the longitudinal wall of the northern facade, in the fifteenth century has been rebuilt the rest. The frescoes date from the fifteenth century. On the right, at the bottom of the nave, it is placed the beautiful fresco of the beautiful Madonna and Child, fragment of a larger fresco that originally decorated the altar.
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