Chiaravalle Abbey, Milan
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Experience the architecture, art, and serene atmosphere of an abbey that marked the history of pilgrims entering the city when you visit Chiaravalle Abbey. Tour the abbey to see the large fresco and decorations. Explore the church, bell tower, dome, and cloister to appreciate the Romanic style architecture and decorations. You can speak with the monks still living there, or quietly enjoy the plants in the garden and listen to the flowing water nearby. Take a guided tour or sightsee on your own. Add Chiaravalle Abbey and other attractions to your Milan trip itinerary using our Milan trip builder.
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Magnifica Abazzia Cistercense ricca di storia. Ancora sede di Monaci Cistercensi ospita, tra le varie realtà medievali fin qui tramandate, un alone di mistero... leagato alla vicenda di Guglielmina la... read more »Beautiful Cistercian Abbey is rich in history. Still home to Cistercian houses, among medieval realities so far handed down, an air of mystery ... leagato to the story of Wilhelmine Boema (first proclaimed a Saint and strangely later Heretic and burned her remains). Strange that, in the place where it was sepppellita, now there are the mortal remains of Raffaele Mattioli, President of Banca Commerciale Italiana (on his request).show original
Sembra incredibile che questa bellissima abbazia si trovi a pochi chilometri dal centro, caotico, cittadino di Milano. Una borgata bellissima e curata nei minimi particolari, accogliente e sorprendent... read more »It seems incredible that this beautiful Abbey is located a few kilometres from the Centre, chaotic, citizen of Milan. A beautiful Township and cured in every detail, friendly and amazing, surrounded by greenery and visible from a distance. Beautiful also the gateway to the courtyard of the Abbey with the adjacent convent, but even nicer is the Bell Tower, octagonal shape with statues and porches. The Interior is frescoed almost completely, but are visible signs of repeated restorations. It also attracts the beauty of Walnut choir perfectly clean and shiny. In a few minutes, I could hear the prayers and Gregorian chants to nice effect.show original
The abbey is simply beautiful. Surrounded by nature, with church, monastery, cloister... The main "square" with arcades it's just lovely. It's a nice stop outside busy Milan. And also the monks are ve... read more »
Matteo SBeautiful Abbey just outside door, great for a bike ride from anywhere in Milan and take the path (in own seat at times) from Porta Romanashow original
Sabrina CattaneoVery nice Abbey. Presence of frescoes inside. Good products that the monks sell to the shop.show original
Antonio soroBeautiful ... its definitely worth a trip to know and admire the splendid frescoes and paintings ...show original
Claudio Borsottivery nice, I was there for a photo shoot and meet for a wedding. inside is full of details, many wooden carvings.show original
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