Search this site

Monastery of Castelnovo ne' Monti



Pietra di Bismantova - 42035 Castelnovo Ne Monti

How to get there:

From the center of Castelnovo ne' Monti you take the SP 108 and, not too far after the cemetery, you continue on the SP 26 that leads to Piazzale Dante, at the bottom of the Pietra and 5 km from the administrative capital.

Opening times:

Saturday and Sunday opening.
SS. Messa on Sunday at 11.00 a.m.

Entrance fee:

ingresso gratuito



Tourist Area:

Tuscan emilian Apennine National Park

Geographic Area:

Matildic zone

Analytical text:

In 141 construction of the sanctuary was underway and in 1422 there is evidence regarding the dedication of the church to the Sacred Savior. In 1617 the title of Sacred Virgin was added to the original dedication, came into common usage starting in 1635. Construction of the convent dates back to 1620 – 23.there still is an epigraph bearing the inscription "MCCCCXXII – DIE XVI IUNII". The amount of 14th century frescos kept in the church is noteworthy and among these there's a praiseworthy image of the Madonna with Child that stands out, it is the work of Emilian masters of that period.
Last update: March 8, 2021


Castelnovo ne' Monti
Piazza Gramsci, 1
42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)
0522 610111
0522 810947

A cura della redazione IAT Informazione e Accoglienza Turistica dell'Unione Montana dei Comuni dell’Appennino Reggiano
Via Franceschini 1/a - 42035 Castelnovo ne’ Monti (R.E.) | Tel. 0522 810430 Fax 0522 812313 | E-mail: