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Romanico/gotico piemontese

Maybe the most noteful abbey in Piedmont, because of his antiquity and the mixed shape between... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Luca C
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Romanic style

The Abbey suddenly appears nestled btween gently hills. The architecture from outside will trick... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
paolocav82
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Avigliana, Italy
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Maybe the most noteful abbey in Piedmont, because of his antiquity and the mixed shape between romanic and gothic. Very interesting, in my opinion, the frescos in the cloister. Another motive of interest is the sorrounding landscape, the green (or yellow-red, according to the season)...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Luca C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

The Abbey suddenly appears nestled btween gently hills. The architecture from outside will trick you as one of the aisle has been included in the courtyard. Entering the structure you'll find immediatly a peculiar structure called rood screen that is rare to find in Italian...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

What a magnificent Abbey, worth every minute it took to get there. The church, dates back to the 11th century and has fabulous decorations, statues and frescoes. It is trul;y a Medieval architectural treasure.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Su W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This abbey, which has a history going back to the 11th century, has some exceptional features, foremost of which is the screen that separates the apse of the church from the vestibule. Something new I learned was the churches built at that time used astronomy...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stand with your back to the door and marvel at the Jubé - that's what the guide called it - a mysterious and astonishing addition to the nave that separates you initially from the main body of the church - you won't see many like...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank paulandmoni
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The abbey was recommended to us by the manager of the airbnb cottage we rented in Arignano. The day was perfect, and we had a very pleasant short drive through the rolling hills of Piedmont. The abbey is a few km from Albugnano (see separate...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank arniearn
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A delight. Takes you to another time. Or better yet, quietly brings the adoration of another time to you now. A nearby small cafe served delightful fresh peaches, still warm from the sun, with vanilla gelato. Off the beaten path.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 26 April 2016

- This church dates back to 1095 and immersed in the lush of greenery around and we took a nice car drive to reach this magnificent historical place. - Near this church we also visited the PARCO DELLE RIMEMBRANZE located in Albugnano (AT) from where...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank SMSLifeStyle
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Everything of this visit is amazing, even when you are driving there you'll be surprised by the enchanting panoramas hidden around every corner. What you will find visiting the Abbazia is beauty and quietness. This ancient building is surrounded by a breath-taking nature (woods and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Stefano B
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Lovely old abbey that dates to the 13th century. Interesting historical and architectural information at the site.

Date of experience: October 2015
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