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Amazing place

A Benedicitine monastery is located a few kilometers from Foligno, at the slopes of the Mount... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
Splendid en very nice contact with the people there

Very nice abbey and unlike other Italian landmarks, they were not after your money (in fact you... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Grimbergen, Belgium
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Via Sassovivo 2, 06034, Foligno, Italy
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

A Benedicitine monastery is located a few kilometers from Foligno, at the slopes of the Mount Serrone. It was founded in the 11th century and was pretty neglected for years, until its restoration in the second half of the 20th century. It is a silent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very nice abbey and unlike other Italian landmarks, they were not after your money (in fact you could take postcards and decide yourself what to donate !!!)

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Incredible place almost in the middle of nowhere, very quiet and perfect to look for things you usually tend not to worry during the weekly busy business and family life. Go there, talk to the "Piccoli Fratelli di Gesù" and let you and your thoughts...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A place not very easy to reach, but it is definitely worth it. The road at times seems steep and in the surrounding area there is pure silence. Once upon a time you can enjoy a spectacle beautiful. Both in architectural and landscape terms. It...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Annalisa S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Do read the reviews and commentary written in Italian by authentic Italians to get a thorough appreciation and feeling for the importance of this place in the cultural heritage of Italy before you go out to buy a prepackaged pizza from the vending machine for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank GuidoLocattelli
Reviewed 14 March 2016

An abbey just outside Foligno in a beautiful woodland setting. Built in XI century on the site of a previous fortified residence it became quite wealthy before 1400,but later fell into a decline. The main feature is the beautiful chiostro from 1229 with 128 columns...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

This place is really not to be missed for the columns in the courtyard are so unique and beautiful. I would love to go back just to draw them. This is a place where peace and tranquility can be found.

Date of experience: May 2015
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20 September 2017|
Response from GuidoLocattelli | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for reading my many articles about my travel in Umbria. Not for certain since conditions for traveling there have greatly changed. Earthquakes were not a factor then as they are now. This was still central Italy... More