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Abbazia Florense, San Giovanni in Fiore

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Abbazia Florense is located in San Giovanni in Fiore. For travelers who use our international travel planner, San Giovanni in Fiore holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Abbazia Florense and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The Abbey Florense, a beautiful monumental work of 1200, immersed in the green of the Sila, ideal for meditation outdoors
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  • In the heart of the Sila you can visit for free the beautiful Abbey Florense, austere place but strongly evocative of a spirituality has become increasingly difficult to hear.
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  • The Abbey is the heart of the village, San Giovanni in Fiore is born the around Central magnificent it there by the end of the 12th century Abbot Joaquin Fiore had built the foundations of what we can now see, a monastery complex that grew up to become one of the largest places of Catholic worship of Calabria, the buildings were changing the style according to the time originally Romanesque traces are seen and noticed the remodeling of the 16th and 17th centuries where is imponenlas Baroque decorations, a complex not to be missed, although there are guided tours, is unmissable walk and breathe in the peace of its gardens.
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  • The Abbey Florense is among the largest religious building in Calabria, thanks to the impressiveness of the complex b, and is considered, along with the shrine of Saint Francis of Paola, the most important religious building in Calabria. It is part of the Archdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano, and chronology, the first building and settlement, achieved in San Giovanni in Fiore, decreeing as well, the birth of the city. (from wiki)
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  • Great place but the lady who serves as a guardian is a bit too nervous
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  • Beautiful once inside it seems that back in the past, maniacally
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  • Recommend to visit
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