The sanctuary of Montevergine is located on Mount Partenio in Irpinia. To go up to the sanctuary you pass through Mercogliano.
The road has many bends typical of mountain and in some parts and narrow. In winter, snow and ice may be impractical or difficult to do.
Using public transportation from Avellino with a city bus to Mercogliano and then with the funicular to the sanctuary. The funicular is open on Candlemas Day (February 2nd) and then in summer.
Those arriving from Naples take the bus that connects the capital of Campania with Avellino. Ask the driver where to get off the bus to Mercogliano, after exiting the motorway at the roundabout where the Carrefour is located. Cross the road to the Avellino Mercogliano urban bus stop.
Buses to Avellino leave from the bus station 100 meters from Naples Central Station. Make the ticket at the ticket office before getting on the bus. The trips are frequent.