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Amy R wrote a review Oct 2017
100 contributions20 helpful votes
This little Cistercian Abbey is charming. Its lack of ornamentation gives it a very peaceful air. The "restoration" of the floor is an absolute disgrace. The cloister is quite beautiful as well.
Date of experience: October 2017
Sean H wrote a review Aug 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom66 contributions25 helpful votes
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.
Date of experience: August 2017
jeanann1485 wrote a review Jan 2017
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom214 contributions97 helpful votes
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 visitors and it's austere beauty is worth seeing.No refreshments for miles and we did not see a loo.…
Date of experience: May 2016
bionicbooth wrote a review Sep 2016
Leicester, United Kingdom159 contributions84 helpful votes
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 dash inside the church, which we therefore don't see fully. You are able to take a walk round the interior quadrangle of the abbey, enjoy any exhibitions (religious art in our case) that might be in place and a stroll round the front of the buildings. You are not able to see a lot, but the buildings themselves are quite beautiful.…
Date of experience: September 2016
italiandutchmaiden wrote a review Sep 2016
Florida164 contributions68 helpful votes
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.
Date of experience: July 2016