Abbeys & Monasteries of Italy
Latest update: 20 February 2022
The Abbeys and Monasteries of Italy among this selection represent just a tiny fraction of the total overall number in the country. These however are some of the most famous and most distinctive.
Each one has a unique characteristic such as the beautiful mosaics that cover Pomposa Abbey in Emilia Romagna or the incredible history of Montecassino Abbey in the central region of Lazio.
Another central region, Tuscany, is the home to three more of the most famous Abbeys and Monasteries: the Certosa di Calci near Pisa and the Abbeys of Sant'Antimo and San Galgano.