Santo Stefano in Vairano
is a frazione
. Located north of the city, along the provincial road to Caravaggio
, the railroad runs along it, parallel to the Vacchelli canal. Santo Stefano has approximately 800 inhabitants. Its only monument is its church, which is decorated with valuable frescos.
Santo Stefano is surrounded by fallow
fields and ears of corn
as far as the eye can see, interspersed with irrigation canals
and rows of trees, typical of the valley
Already a comune
in the 9th century, it bore the name Vairano. Although the frazione
was born out of a monastery long gone, the main area of Santo Stefano is still called Vairano.
Santo Stefano has its own newspaper called Il Paese
, which publishes local news on a monthly basis. Read More