Theme ART AND CULTURE
Beata Vergine delle Grazie di San Clemente Sanctuary in Bastiglia
An authentic jewel of Este Baroque architecture, the Sanctuary has an interior of noble sumptuousness, with a rich array of stuccoes and altars.
The central chapel bears the image of the Madonna, within a large altarpiece in scagliola made in Carpi from the early eighteenth century; on the sides, in the niches, there are the two marble statues of Sant'Anna and San Gioachino.
A surviving part of the ancient church of San Clemente, prior to the Sanctuary, survives in the low bell tower leaning against the eastern transept, which retains a fifteenth-century appearance.
Every day: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm (from April to October, on Sunday and public holidays the church closes at 8.00 pm). Holy Masses from May to October: at 6.00 pm on Sunday and public holidays.