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Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda

Piazza Roma, 12036 Staffarda, Italy
+39 0175 273215
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A tranquil and evocative place

The abbey is a beautiful and evocative place mercifully avoided by the hordes of tourists rampaging... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AtticusPenfold
Nice Abbey

There is a feeling of simplicity with this Abbey. It is an Abbey with architecture that appears... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Jose H
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“A tranquil and evocative place”
19 May 2017
“Nice Abbey”
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Piazza Roma, 12036 Staffarda, Italy
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+39 0175 273215
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The abbey is a beautiful and evocative place mercifully avoided by the hordes of tourists rampaging through the Italy of cliches. The whole complex, from abbey to outbuildings, is in very good repair given its age, and paints a clear picture of what religious life...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

There is a feeling of simplicity with this Abbey. It is an Abbey with architecture that appears simple but is more complicated than at first appearance. The features in the church appear to be symmetric, but they are not!! And also, the staff are kind...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

A hidden gem in the country, with a beautiful monastery and a fascinating church, together with a harmonious cloister.

Reviewed 27 January 2016

An impressive building that is exuding its long history; a visit is absolutely to be recommended and one should take his time to wander through the buildings and the garden; men feels humble when faced with this imposing building

Reviewed 29 June 2015

If you are in Piedmont, I recommend a trip to Saluzzo. It is a very pretty town with lots of historical buildings to see. There is a bit of a climb to get to some of the places, such as the lovely San Giovanni church,...More

Reviewed 18 October 2012

We have been to a lot of castles, churches and abbeys. This one is not a favourite. The road (from Torino) to it is dreary (we saw several hookers waiting by small farmer roads) and the abbey itself is not very glorious. Dark, sober (arcades...More

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