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The journey up to the abbey complex was well worth the haul up a cool shaded path to enter the sacred space, hallowed to the memory of Benedict when he sought solitude in his cave. The 14th and 15th century frescoes in the church and...More
Even if you're not religious it's worth the trip. This site has been a place of pilgrimage for over a thousand years. The frescoes from the 13th century look almost as fresh as the day that they were painted. Very thought provoking.
Amazing location in the heart of nature, this monastery is embracing the rocks and the mountain, with beautiful architecture and special interconnected vaults. The road was closed when we got there for security reasons, so we took the hiking trail, for about 1h30 of hiking....More
We were fortunate to be taken here by friend we have who live in Rome, as you need a car to get here.
It is an amazing place both from the outside and inside
The architecture itself is a feat of human ingenuity and endeavour....More
If you go by the highway it’s 45 minutes from Rome. If you have time, choose the small roads and enjoy the views.
Amazing architecture, history and views.
It’s open between 9-12:30 and 15-18:30.
Worth a visit but remember that you have to have long...More
Although having been to Subiaco years before, I decided to take my special friends who were visiting me from the US. This is, hands down, one of my favorite places in the world. It is quiet, you can enjoy the ride from Rome, and you...More