Tempietto di San Fedelino

Novate Mezzola, Italy

The Tempietto di San Fedelino is a 10th to 11th-century small, Roman Catholic sanctuary or church, located in a remote rural site at the south shore of the River Mera. The small church is made of local stone and has a rounded apse. It still retains some 11th-century frescoes. The frescoes resemble those from the apse of the church of San Vincenzo in Galliano (circa 1004–1007).

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Novate Mezzola, Italy
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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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ANGELO LORENZO MORGANTI (3 years ago)
Nice walk from Fascio in a beautiful natural environment, maybe the stamps need a brushing, however the path is clearly evident
Marcello Taborelli (3 years ago)
Magical place along the Mera river that can be reached with a walk of just over an hour that starts from the ruins of the ancient church dedicated to San Giovanni.
Mari Beri (3 years ago)
A small and beautiful Romanesque temple that is worth the whole hour and 40 minutes of quiet walk to reach it; however, there are 3 or 4 difficult points to overcome. It would be nice if they could be fixed, so as to make the journey easier even for people with slight disabilities, who have problems getting there by boat. It is still a lovely place.
Ambra Presazzi (3 years ago)
Evocative place, reachable only by water or on foot. On foot there are essentially two possibilities: an hour's walk from Cadenza, practically all flat. Alternatively from Dascio or Albonico where the excursion is more demanding and requires at least two hours of walking up and down. Surely, however, the panorama of the lakes (Mezzola and Como) is better. Between seasons are the best or after a good snowfall. In summer it tends to be crowded due to the relative limited space available. Also be careful of the heat if you take the high path, from Dascio / Albonico.
Walter D'Auria (4 years ago)
Luogo antico, legato a storia e religione. Prototipo del Romanico, raggiungibile solo via lago o per il sentiero che parte da Dascio
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