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I have known this place ever since I was a little boy, as my grandmother lived a stone's throw away. Nestled between the edge of Badia and the surrounding mountains, this beautiful monastery has a lot of history. While you are there, sample the cool...More
We had a personal tour by one of the few remaining monks. It is
a spectacular place. It has a small museum, caves excavated into the mountainside, and a beautiful church with a spectacular pipe organ. It’s not easy to get there, but it is...More
This turned out to be an easy independent trip or I was just very lucky with public transport. 8.20 am Salerno bus from Maiori and got off at Vietri Sul Mare. Railings above point to the uphill path to Vietri train station and at the...More
Visiting this abbey is a very typical experience. You have the feeling you visit an abbey where time has stood stil. Not since the middel ages but since beginning of the 20th century. That experience makes the visit unique. Unfortunately, large parts are not open...More
Went there during our time at Cafe De Tirreni. What a wonderfull and majestic place.
Even got a little tour of the entire building, however the monk was speaking very little English so it was more a guessing game of what the intention of his...More
We were also staying at the Hotel Scapolatiello and had time to walk through the village to the church.
Beautiful historical property if you can arrange a tour do it the moment one steps in side of the church the scent is of polished wood.
We were staying in Hotel Scapolatiello, an extraordinary hotel in the narrow streets of Cava de Tirreni. We heard the bells of the Angelus and also at other times the bells rang out, and on enquiry we realised that there was a Benedictine Abbey almost...More