Pilgrimages

Since 1506 the Holy Face Sanctuary is destination of pilgrims coming from the whole of Italy and from abroad. Researchers, theologians, philosophers, writers, artists, scientists, ecclesiastical and political personages stood, deeply affected, in front of the holy Image. This Sanctuary, as well as every sacred temple, is “a place of conversions, making peace with God in an oasis of peace” (Giovanni Paolo II), “station and clinic for the soul” (Paolo VI”).
For Info or booking a successful pilgrimage to the Sanctuary we suggest you to contact the pilgrims’ office every day from 9 to 12 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. The pilgrims’ office offers this service info /booking on line or by tel./fax to satisfy in a better way the pilgrims’ requirements.
This service refers mainly to groups and permits to manage the visits to the Sanctuary and make them serene and in an orderly way.