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Nice way to spend an hour

This is a large site outside Sulmona.The signage to find it is good from the main roads.The hardest... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
MIlton Keynes
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Immense beauty....rich in history

I was lucky enough to find this hidden treasure in Sulmona, Italy on a recent trip. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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Via Badia 24, 67039, Sulmona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is a large site outside Sulmona.The signage to find it is good from the main roads.The hardest thing is to know when it is open. I would recommend getting there before 10,to get a ticket from one of the upstairs rooms,in time for the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

I was lucky enough to find this hidden treasure in Sulmona, Italy on a recent trip. A beautiful building with amazing frescoes, architecture and history. From an Abbey to a hospital and then a prison. I am so excited that this beautiful building is being...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

A group of us were shown the Abbazia by the amazing Novelia, a repository of information and enthusiasm for the good things of life in Abruzzo. She gave us the background of this lovely place and pointed out details we might have missed. , That...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Deccanhp
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Almost missed seeing this while in Sulmona and what a miss that would have been! Remarkable building, beautifully restored, with an even more remarkable history. Impressive, educational, enjoyable and humbling.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

My husband and I stopped to look at this wonderful amazing Abbey. We walked in and watched a video about the abbey then given a free tour of the restored rooms. Do not miss this site, The history is so important and linked with Rome....More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Filomena2_12
Reviewed 1 July 2015

and, while you might think it is the history, the story of the Eremo, the scenery, the art, the tranquil spot, the wood paneled farmacia (pharmacy) room, it truly is one of the guides...Novelia Giannantonio.....not only will she tour you through the Abbazia, but you...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank MarilynAcq
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