Guided tours and audio guides

Perched on a sheer cliff face overlooking the lake, the Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso is undoubtedly one of the most evocative settings on Lake Maggiore.

One-hour guided tours are available for groups at the following rates:

  • Guided tours in Italian: € 100 (maximum 25/30 visitors per guide)
  • Guided tours in a foreign language: € 120 (maximum 25/30 visitors per guide)

Groups wishing to visit the Hermitage without a guide service or with their own guide are requested to report their presence at
An audio-guide service is available in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish at a cost of € 3 each, which can be purchased at the ticket office without a reservation.

Events with guided tours

This location can host various types of events, shows, exhibitions, screenings, film or photographic sets, ceremonies, weddings, as long as they are in line with the Hermitage's cultural value and conservation requirements: please send any requests to