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Unknown jewel

The Basilica of San Flaviano is an unknown jewel of Romanesque architecture with many frescoes... read more

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thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
Hidden interesting church full of frescoes

The Church is not publicized and it is not in the historical center of Montefiascone but it is... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Z2942XKdanielam
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The Basilica of San Flaviano is an unknown jewel of Romanesque architecture with many frescoes still remaining dating to the 11th century. Known to be the place where a german bishop, visiting the incoronation of Henry V Holy roman emeperor, stopped by in the area...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

The Church is not publicized and it is not in the historical center of Montefiascone but it is absolutely fantastic. Full of frescoes. It is dark when you enter but paying 1 euro you have 15 minutes of light. It takes a minute to warm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Z2942XKdanielam
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were cycling from Bagnoregio to Viterbo via Montefiascone and stopped at San Flaviano as it was on our way. We weren't expecting much but we were pleased we did stop by as the frescoes are impressive. A couple of tips: - The church is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

We stopped here the first time just because it looked interesting as we were driving by on our way to somewhere else. Little did we know what the interior offered and we were stunned. There's definitely too much to fully comprehend,being ignorant of the past...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Don't be put off by the exterior which looks like bits of 4 different churches - the interior is very simple and beautifully painted. A mediaeval gem

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Martin P
Reviewed 13 November 2014

As often with old churches it can be a refuge from the siring sun at midday but once inside the holiness of the place takes over you,

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

The headline picture is of the cathedral, not S Flaviano but there are several good images contributed by reviewers. Built between the 11c and 15c this is really 2 churches one on top of the other, built into the hillside on the Via Francigena. Some...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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