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S. Giovanni Battista, Varenna

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Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The small Saint John the Baptist church dates back to the 11th century and still preserves (parts of) awesome 16th century frescoes decorating the apse and the triumphal arch. On the south-facing...  more »
  • This small and easily missed gem is a must to visit if you’re in Varenna. The unrestored frescoes depict the art of the time. Take a close look at the Chestnut doors.  more »
  • Small church, closer in scale to a chapel, with some interesting frescoes.
  • Tiny church that must have an interesting story but really to restore. Already mentioned in 1143, it has some valuable frescoes
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