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Private tour Positano Sorrento Amalfi Coast
"Meet your professional driver at your centrally located Rome hotel then hop inside your private air-conditioned minivan and journey south to Italy’s Campania region. As you travel take in the pretty scenery and catch sight of the magnificent hilltop monastery the Abbey of Montecassino.After roughly three hours pull up by Sorrento. Wander along the cobbled streets and be charmed by the historical churches and quaint shops selling ceramics
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Work and Pray: In the Footsteps of St Benedict Private Day Trip from Rome
"Pick up time suggested 8:00 am so that we will beat the traffic out of the city and we will back right on time before the traffic gets back in (it is flexible then you decide whenever during the day). Pick up from your hotel in Rome airport on arrival or anywhere you want! We will drop you off wherever you want at the end of the tour.Monastery of St Benedict in Subiaco: We will reach at first Subiaco area just about one hour south drive from Rome. A peaceful parking in the woods where we will leave the minivan and after about 10 minute walk through the nature we will approach the amazing monastery. It enshrines the cave (Sacro Speco) in which St. Benedict lived as a hermit before he organized his first monastic community. Located amid spectacular natural scenery the monastery is still active but welcomes visitors to pray at Benedict’s cave and explore the church covered in beautiful medieval frescoes. Among the many fascinating frescoes is a portrait of St. Francis of Assisi painted during his lifetime. You will crossing it horizontally towards Monte Cassino. As we approach the town of Monte Cassino
From EUR100.00
 
Private Day Tour: Cassino and Abbey of Montecassino from Rome
"Begin the tour with a pickup from your central Rome accommodations by a luxury minivan. Start your 1.5-hour drive to Montecassino observing the landscape as you go. Upon your arrival begin a self-guided tour of the Abbery of Montecassino one of the most well-known abbeys in the world. As the driver is not permitted to give you a guided tour inside of the abbey they will give you the background history prior to your entering. After your tour of the abbey itself you may optionally pay a visit the museum. Here you will take a self-guided tour as well
From EUR86.00

More Things to Do in Scanno

A walk around Scanno, city of stairways

Scanno was made famous by the photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson, most notably of the maze-like steps and alleys which are its definining characteristic. Unsurprisingly, then, the best way to...
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Nov 11, 2012

Lago di Scanno

Just outside the town of Scanno lies an impressive lake of the same name. This is a popular place to come and relax for visitors and locals alike, and although there are facilities like small lakeside...
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Nov 04, 2012

fontana del Pisciarello

The fountain of the Pisciarello, dating back to the 18th century, used to be right inside the town walls, where the Saint Anthony door once stood. It was used both by people and animals. Apparently...
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Aug 18, 2007

the church and convent of Saint Anthony

La Chiesa e il Convento di Sant'Antonio (church and convent of Saint Anthony) is just outisde the village. It was built in 1590 next to an existing hospice for locals and travellers alike. Many...
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Aug 18, 2007

santa maria delle grazie

Santa Maria delle Grazie, Holy Mary the Merciful church used to be the home of a local fraternal order. No one knows when it was built, but evidence indicates that it existed already before the 16th...
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Aug 18, 2007

museo della lana - wool museum

The wool museum is located in a small octagonal stone building, which once used to be a a slaughterhouse - and this slaughterhouse, in turn, was built using the stones that belonged to one of the...
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Aug 18, 2007
 
 
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Fontana Saracco

One of the two important fountains in Scanno is the Fontana Sarracco, with two arched bodies: the one on the left, built in 1549, was reserved for animals only - while the one on the right was for...
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Aug 18, 2007

Case Roncone

Scanno used to be a wealthy mountain town, and its wealth can still be seen in the palaces and lodges all over town. One of the most beautiful of these is the lodge Case Roncone, with an amazing...
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Aug 18, 2007

chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

The church of Saint John the baptist used to be the least interesting of all the Scanno churches and was probably built in the first hald of the sixteen century. I say "used to be" because it is now...
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Aug 18, 2007

porta della croce

The only surviving door is the Porta della Croce (door of the Holy Cross): the other two doors (Porta Santa Maria - door of the Holy Mary, and Porta S. Antonio - door of Aaint Anthony) were destroyed...
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Aug 18, 2007

chiesa di santa maria della valle

In the small village of Scanno you can still see amazing palaces and churches in particular. There are 14 still standing, scattered all over town. You will see the most striking one as soon as you...
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Aug 18, 2007

Fishing in Lake Scanno

Fishing in the lake is reputed to be excellent although time constraints did not allow us to attest to this. The fish species present in the lake include the following:- TROUT (trota)- TENCH (tinca)-...
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l_riva_l
May 21, 2005

More on horses

I was curious as to the origin of these horses and how they seem to thrive in such a rugged environment where there are no buildings or people to be seen for many many miles. I later found out that...
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May 14, 2005

Lago di Scanno

Next to the town of Scanno is the beautiful lake by the same name. It is the largest lake of the region being 1.7 km in length and 700 m in width at its widest.
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May 21, 2005

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Viale del Lago, 24, , Scanno 67038
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"the most photographed village"
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