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San Giulio Island is a small island located in Lake Orta, Italy. It is named after Saint Julius, a bishop and martyr from the 4th century. The island is home to the church of San Giulio, which was built in the 11th century and is considered one of the most important examples of Romanesque architecture in Northern Italy. The church is also the main attraction of the island, and its bell tower offers a stunning view of Lake Orta and the surrounding mountains. The island also features a number of other historic buildings and quiet, tree-lined streets that make it a popular destination for tourists and a peaceful retreat for those looking to escape the busy city life. In recent years, San Giulio Island has become a popular destination for spiritual retreats and yoga vacations, thanks to its serene atmosphere and breathtaking natural beauty.