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Abbazia di Valvisciolo

Via Badia 14, Sermoneta, Italy
+39 0773 30013
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Interesting quick place to visit

Doesn't take long to visit. Great panoramic view outside, pretty church and fabulous... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Sean H
,
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Peaceful and remote

We were the only visitors there for most of the visit.I was interested in the books in the small... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
jeanann1485
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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17 Jan 2017
“Peaceful and remote”
18 Aug 2017
“Interesting quick place to visit”
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Via Badia 14, Sermoneta, Italy
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Doesn't take long to visit. Great panoramic view outside, pretty church and fabulous cloisters. Great place to take in ahead of visiting Sermoneta or on your way out. Loads of parking in the shade and no entrance fee just some boxes for donations.

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were the only visitors there for most of the visit.I was interested in the books in the small museum.The custodian was extremely helpful and enthusiastic and I ended up buying quite a few.The Cloisters are beautiful.Unspoiled and atmospheric.. The abbey church is open to...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

You can easily combine seeing this with the Giardino di Ninfa and Castello Caetani in Sermoneta - just be aware of the different opening times! We arrived just as the evening service was starting so encountered quite a number of Italians making a last minute...More

Thank bionicbooth
Reviewed 1 September 2016

When you arrive, before you enter the beautiful cloister, take in the gorgeous view....It is really peaceful and beautiful..The cloister are quiet, peaceful and interesting. Worth a stop but not too much time is needed.

Thank italiandutchmaiden
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Worth the visit. The church is a bit dissapointing because of the remodelling and the lack of original frescoes, but the cloister is very interesting and very well preserved. Nice view and easy parking.

Thank Romanbiker
Reviewed 28 December 2012

The abbey of Valvisciolo is a beautiful example of cistercian abbey on the foot steps of the Lepini mountains, located between the medieval villages of Sermoneta and Norma. Inside the church you should definitely see the frescoes in the Chapel of San Lorenzo, but the...More

Thank GiorgioBlum
Reviewed 22 September 2012

For a small donation you will be shown around the chapel and cloisters of this remarkable old edifice.

Thank Vincef53
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Very old and timeless place. Monks here produce oil and chocolate. If you like the "Vampire Chronicles" mood, this is the place.

Thank Bernie T
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