Casamari Abbey Lazio, Italy 1203-17
This active Cistercian monastery southeast of Rome dates from the 13th century. Its austere church has delicate columns, vaulted ceilings, small stained-glass windows and a lovely cloister.
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- Casamari AbbeyAbbazia di Casamari
- 41.671369° N, 13.487676° E
Beautiful, Peaceful (and Delicious!) FossanovaPosted April 13, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
Our stay in Fossanova was short but absolutely fantastic. We were there to see its Cistercian abbey (above), but the little village that surrounds it was an unexpected highlight as well. It was so charming, peaceful and beautiful. Amazingly, the Abbey of Fossanova is not nearly as popular with visitors as nearby (45…
- Official Website of Casamari Abbey. Web. Official website.