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Abbey of San Clemente in Casauria

Via San Clemente, 65020 Castiglione a Casauria, Italy
+39 085 888 5162
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A tranquil and exquisitely beautiful abbey.

It is at Casauria, just pull off the road and walk a metre or so to the abbey. One is transported... read more

Reviewed yesterday
peterandanna
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Italy
A beautiful church for a wedding

I was really impressed. A warm feeling inside cold walls. Marvellous. Everything stood there. A... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
olikulla
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Tirana, Albania
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
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yesterday
“A tranquil and exquisitely beautiful abbey.”
16 Oct 2016
“A beautiful church for a wedding ”
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Via San Clemente, 65020 Castiglione a Casauria, Italy
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+39 085 888 5162
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Reviewed yesterday

It is at Casauria, just pull off the road and walk a metre or so to the abbey. One is transported to another world. A small abbey with a calm interior. There is also a museum where everything is described in both Italian and English...More

Thank peterandanna
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed. A warm feeling inside cold walls. Marvellous. Everything stood there. A museum free entrance to add additional information to this charming church. No painting on the walls to add charm, it didn't need it. It had more. A place to get...More

Thank olikulla
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Wondering around the beautiful abbey church was a great experience. Remembering that over the years people have worshipped here. It holds a treasure .... The reliquary of Saint Clement who was one of the early apostolic fathers, Bishop of Rome AD 88-99.

Thank Stewart K
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Well described in both English and Italian in the museum. It can be found on the right of the front door. Make sure you walk around the outside to appreciate the gardens.

Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This Abbey was such a lovely hidden gem, The history is amazing,I am so happy we found it and visited. A must for anyone travelling through this area of Abruzzo

Thank Filomena2_12
Reviewed 30 June 2015

magical atmosphere, beautiful architecture, a refreshing oasis in the heat of the countryside, totally wrth a visit!

1  Thank Michela090707
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

The abbey is beutifully restored. The stone monuments inside are carefully ciselled and look like new. Worth a detour.

2  Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 16 February 2015

it's impressive! we heard about it and stopped by during our stay in abruzzo. it's worth a visit! dating back in the middle age (871 according to Chronicon Casauriense), it is very well preserved and still used today.. (luckily we arrived an hour before a...More

3  Thank sinisavonfeliks
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We don't live far from this wonderful Abbey but it's the first time we visited it. We were not disappointed, just sorry we had waited so long! Over and around the bronze door there are lovely historical sculptures. Go down to the crypt, it's really...More

2  Thank Glenys C
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We visited this Abbey with a friend. It is a majestic building and very tranquil. There are gardens to wander around, though not big, and a museum. It is only open in the mornings so timing of your visit is essential. I would certainly put...More

2  Thank Mike R
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