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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
From EUR666.00
 
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 Cassino

Montecassino Monastery

St. Benedict's mortal remains, and those of his sister Scolastica, rest beneath the High Altar.The MONTECASSINO Monastery, was originally founded by St. Benedict about 529 of the Christian Era on the...
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windoweb
Nov 20, 2010

Visit The Abbey of Montecassino

The Abbey shuts at lunchtime.We have been caught out before. The opening hours are:08.30 to 12.30and 15.30 to 17.00 or 18.00.We have visited the Abbey during the Winter Months and found that the...
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Oct 25, 2008

remember them

The battles for Monte Cassino started in 1944. The Germans held the Gustav Line which was effectively 3 valleys. The assault on Monte Cassino cost the lives of 54000 allies and 20000 germans....
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domenicococozza
Aug 01, 2007

Tranquility

A visit to the Benedictine Monastery of Monte Cassino is the reason for driving to Cassino. Set on a hilltop above the town, the re-built abbey has stunning architecture and a wonderful museum. This...
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domenicococozza
Jul 28, 2007

The Abbey of Monte Cassino

The Abbey of Monte Cassino was founded by St. Benedict around 529 A.D. It was damaged many times, the last time during the II world war in 1944 when it was the place of the battle. It happened that...
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Aug 28, 2006

The Polish Cemetery

The cemetery was built by Polish soldiers whose friends died during the battle of Monte Cassino in 1944. There are over 1000 graves, in the center of the cemetery there is a grave of general Wladyslaw...
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Aug 28, 2006
 
 
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Doves In Abbey Gardens

As you walk around the Abbey you will enter some sheltered gardens, well kept lawn with fountains, small trees and flowers. A family of white doves have made these gardens their home and they look...
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Jun 25, 2006

Passage To Monks Quarters

The Abbey is large and there would have been a large number of monks in full time residence, the hills surrounding the Abbey still retain the terraces which extend for hundreds of metres down the...
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Jun 25, 2006

Vineyard Outside The Abbey Walls

Looking over the courtyard to the valley below you will see where the monks established a vineyard just ourtside the Abbey wall. Can you imagine how many bottles of wine have been produced over the...
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Jun 25, 2006

Abbey Courtyard

The huge courtyard can sometimes be crowded depending upon how many tour buses have arrived. Standing in the middle lets you get a feeling for the size of the Abbey and as you look over the side of...
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Jun 25, 2006

The Church

The Church was rebuilt after World War II and looks magnificent, the decorations are superb. It is worth allocating at least 15 minutes to walk through and enjoy this church, some people most likely...
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Jun 25, 2006

The Polish Cemetery

During World War II the Abbey was the centre of a 4 month battle as it controlled the valley below and the road to Rome. During this period there were considerable loss of personel and outside the...
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Mikebb
Jun 25, 2006

Visit the museum

It is inside the monastery, with many paintings and religious artifacts, it is nice and the entrey is not expensive at all. Inside the museum you will enjoy great views over the countryside.
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Aug 29, 2014

Statutes In Abbey Garden

The gardens offer relief to the somewhat stark stone buildings and as you wander through them you come across a variety and size of ornaments and statutes.
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Jun 25, 2006

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"Abbey Of Montecassino - History & Beauty"
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"lest we forget -god bless them all"
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"Montecassino, Cassino, South Lazio"
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"Monte Cassino"
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