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A treasure to discover

We were highly impressed by the significance of the abbey (6th century!) in the early Middle Age... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Elisa_Forg
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Vienna, Austria
Home to the city's founding father

Visiting the abbey was the final and most moving part of our incredible journey over the past few... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
BrandonDublinIreland
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Dublin
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11 Oct 2017
“A treasure to discover”
7 Jun 2017
“Home to the city's founding father”
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Piazza San Colombano, 29022, Bobbio, Italy
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were highly impressed by the significance of the abbey (6th century!) in the early Middle Age and by the mosaic in the crypt where the Irish missionary Colomban is buried.

2  Thank Elisa_Forg
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Visiting the abbey was the final and most moving part of our incredible journey over the past few weeks. We travelled from Dublin to Cleenish Island on Upper Lough Erne where St Columbanus started his spiritual journey. We went on to Bangor, Anse Du Guesclin...More

3  Thank BrandonDublinIreland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Here in Bobbio rests S:t Columba (in Italian San Colombano) who was responsible for bringing Christianity to Ireland, in a magnificent tomb. A nice and tranquil place which was also cool on this warm (+32) September day. I had no idea that he was entombed...More

1  Thank Tord E
Reviewed 5 September 2015

In this ancient Abbey lies the remains of St Columbanus who 1400yrs ago put Bobbio on the map as he and his monks settled there and built their monastery. The whole of Bobbio speaks of St Columbanus and it is only right that a visit...More

3  Thank Bob241205
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Great location housing Bobbio Film festival in August. A must see for Val Trebbia. Highly recommended

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