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A very attractive example of Gothic art. To be visited

At the southern periphery of Milan, but not far from Rogoredo train station, is a place to be... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Nico D
Frankfurt, Germany
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I took the local bus out from the southern side of Milan to Chiaravalle. It's obviously suffering... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 Jan 2019
“A very attractive example of Gothic art. To be visited”
28 Nov 2018
“a little away from milan”
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+39 02 5740 3404
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

At the southern periphery of Milan, but not far from Rogoredo train station, is a place to be visited. Not easy to park, despite a small free parking area. It is in the middle of green and gives a sense of piece. Very nice wall...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nico D
Reviewed November 28, 2018

you need to travel on the outskirts of milan to abbazia and only makes sense of you have more than 3 days in milan.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I took the local bus out from the southern side of Milan to Chiaravalle. It's obviously suffering from the years of misuse in its recent history, but enough remains to make this interesting. It's a beautiful Abbey, those walls hide almost a thousand years of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank phandil
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Local friend recommended this and Eyewitness Guide described a beautiful, historical Abby, and said we could hear monks chanting. The hotel concierge verified times by calling, however it was pretty tricky to get inside here, due to lack of signage, language difficulties, and the monk's...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank momsuptoolate
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The abbey is simply beautiful. Surrounded by nature, with church, monastery, cloister... The main "square" with arcades it's just lovely. It's a nice stop outside busy Milan. And also the monks are very active - selling organic products from their gardens in a shop inside...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

A step back in time, it is truly breathtaking! Make sure you research before you go to understand where you are going, or it will be just photographs only

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank vicpk
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This Abbazia is on the outskirts of Milan so a bit of a trip to this medieval church but if you are around this area it's well worth visiting

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

A great place to visit immersed in what is now a park all around the city. It is not far from the city centre. Just do not go there on Mondays, they are closed. The history of the abbey is so fascinating and it will...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Taenkare
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We were staying at Viale Campania about 5km walk from the Abbazia. Today, Sunday, took out morning walk out to the Abbey which took an hour...including passing THE Milan city boundary sign!! The walk showed how quickly the high density of Milan apartment blocks changes...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank RGSCEW
Reviewed August 11, 2015

See my tips on getting there at end of review. This is a beautiful peaceful place a bus journey into the attractive countryside ouside Milan. There was a very helpful girl at reception who supplied us with the last copy of the English guide book...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Hillcrest_8
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