Collegiata di S. Maria Assunta

One of the most important Renaissance churches in Trentino.

Collegiata S. Maria Assunta - Arco- ph Roberto Vuilleumier | © Collegiata S. Maria Assunta - Arco- ph Roberto Vuilleumier
Collegiata S. Maria Assunta - Arco- ph Roberto Vuilleumier | © Collegiata S. Maria Assunta - Arco- ph Roberto Vuilleumier

An ancient parish church in the Romanesque-Gothic style, the monumental Collegiate church of Arco, with its imposing structure, dominates the town's entire historical town-centre, and is one of the most significant Renaissance-style churches in the region. First mentioned in 1144, it was demolished and rebuilt in 1613 based on the project by G. Maria Filippi di Dasindo to include several references to the Palladio, on the wake of the tradition of Roman basilicas with a lengthwise axis.
Its fourteen, powerful buttresses support the hall and the bell tower - 61 meters tall - and give the church a unique architectural look. The building also houses a number of important artworks and deserves a careful visit given its altars, altarpieces and the friezes decorating it. Its striking nave hosts eight side altars and a priceless canvass by Domenico Brusaorci.

 



You may also like ...

41 results

Sanctuary of San Romedio

The Sanctuary of San Romedio, an enchanted place full of spirituality.

Santuario della Madonna di Pinè

The Sanctuary of Madonna di Pinè is the heart of Marian...

Chiesa di S. Pietro

Chiesa di S. Pietro (St. Peter's Church), a gem set in the heart of...

Chiesa di S. Giovanni

Chiesa di S. Giovanni

San Giovanni in Vigo di Fassa is a 15th century Gothic building...

Chiesa di S. Stefano

Chiesa di S. Stefano

Surrounded by legends and history, Santo Stefano of Carisolo...

Badia di S. Lorenzo

Badia di S. Lorenzo

Built by the Benedictines in the Romanesque style during the 12th...

Chiesa di S. Vigilio

Chiesa di S. Vigilio e Convento dei Francescani

The Church of St. Vigil and the Convent of the Franciscan Fathers...

Chiesa di S. Vittore

Chiesa di S. Vittore

The Church of S. Vittore di Tonadico is a treasure box of pictorial...

Chiesa di S. Giustina

Chiesa di S. Giustina

Pieve di Bono and the series of frescoes in the Parish Church of...

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Villa Lagarina

Santa Maria Assunta was the symbol of Counts Lodron's power.

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Cavalese

The archpriestal church dell'Assunta, one of the symbols of Val di...

Chiese di S. Vigilio e S. Volfango

Chiesa di S. Vigilio - Moena

The church of St. Vigilio is the expression of the typical...

Chiesa di S. Marco - Rovereto

Mozart held his first public Italian concert in the Church of San...

Chiesa di S. Silvestro

Chiesa di S. Silvestro sul Monte Totoga

The 13th century Church of San Silvestro overlooks the gateway to...

Chiesa di S. Felice

Chiesa di S. Felice

The Church of San Felice boasts frescoes by Cristoforo Baschenis de...

Chiese di S. Vigilio e S. Volfango

Chiesa di S. Volfango

Popular tradition has it that the Church of San Volfgango is the...

Sanctuary of San Romedio

The Sanctuary of San Romedio, an enchanted place full of spirituality.

Read more ...

Santuario della Madonna di Pinè

The Sanctuary of Madonna di Pinè is the heart of Marian devotion in Trentino.

Read more ...

Chiesa di S. Pietro

Chiesa di S. Pietro (St. Peter's Church), a gem set in the heart of Trento.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Giovanni

Chiesa di S. Giovanni

San Giovanni in Vigo di Fassa is a 15th century Gothic building surrounded by the Dolomites.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Stefano

Chiesa di S. Stefano

Surrounded by legends and history, Santo Stefano of Carisolo overlooks Val Genova.

Read more ...
Badia di S. Lorenzo

Badia di S. Lorenzo

Built by the Benedictines in the Romanesque style during the 12th century, the Badia di San Lorenzo still features age-old flavours.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Vigilio

Chiesa di S. Vigilio e Convento dei Francescani

The Church of St. Vigil and the Convent of the Franciscan Fathers feature a precious artistic complex.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Vittore

Chiesa di S. Vittore

The Church of S. Vittore di Tonadico is a treasure box of pictorial art.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Giustina

Chiesa di S. Giustina

Pieve di Bono and the series of frescoes in the Parish Church of Santa Giustina.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Villa Lagarina

Santa Maria Assunta was the symbol of Counts Lodron's power.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta

Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta - Cavalese

The archpriestal church dell'Assunta, one of the symbols of Val di Fiemme, was devastated by a raging fire in 2003.

Read more ...
Chiese di S. Vigilio e S. Volfango

Chiesa di S. Vigilio - Moena

The church of St. Vigilio is the expression of the typical spirituality of the Ladin folk culture.

Read more ...

Chiesa di S. Marco - Rovereto

Mozart held his first public Italian concert in the Church of San Marco in Rovereto.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Silvestro

Chiesa di S. Silvestro sul Monte Totoga

The 13th century Church of San Silvestro overlooks the gateway to Valle di Primiero.

Read more ...
Chiesa di S. Felice

Chiesa di S. Felice

The Church of San Felice boasts frescoes by Cristoforo Baschenis de Averara.

Read more ...
Chiese di S. Vigilio e S. Volfango

Chiesa di S. Volfango

Popular tradition has it that the Church of San Volfgango is the oldest sacred building in Moena.

Read more ...

Sanctuaries and Churches

0 results

Churches, sanctuaries and hermitages

0 results

Churches, sanctuaries and hermitages

0 results

Churches, sanctuaries and hermitages

0 results

Churches, sanctuaries and hermitages