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Abbazia di Montecassino

Open today: 08:45 - 19:00
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Founded by St. Benedict in 529, this abbey has suffered devastation many times but has been magically recreated.
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Hours Today: 08:45 - 19:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Montecassino S.n.c., 03043, Cassino, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A twisty road up, we had a fantastic coach driver who had done this many times before. There is a monument to the infamous battle. The monastery has been lovingly rebuilt and is breathtaking with views the the valley floor. On our trip down we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent about 2hours walking the grounds and seeing the interiors. This is a must visit when in Cassino. Take time to get a guided tour of the monetary.

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

This building dominates the horizon from miles around. Its been fully rebuilt since the war and the foolish bombing. We hired a taxi from our hotel in Casino to visit the Casino cemeteries, the Polish memorial near the top of the mountain and to have...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

There is a car park at the top and the views are amazing. As you drive up you will pass the war memorials - a real eye opener. The monastery itself is stunning and remains a poignant reminder of war and what it does. The...More

1  Thank emloue
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It was just Beautiful could not have had a better day. The sun was shinning from the start to the end. The town of Cassino was also beautiful and well worth the visit

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Second time there and was very relaxing and empty, a place to collect your thoughts and look out into the valley. Tour was very interesting and loved the history of the Abbey. Will be back

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

From the highway you can see the abbazia lying on top of a mountain. It is easy to reach by car and going up you will have a spectacular view of the area. Arriving at the abbazia there are people guiding you to a parking...More

Thank JacquesRavoo
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We took 2 days out of our trip to get here and have to say we were really disappointed.the view from the ground is stunning but the view from the abbey .......... is non existent. We are allowed access into the centre and only one...More

Thank KevinCBne
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We Europeans have too many historic sights we can visit so often we dont. I have visited the town of Cassino many many times and never found the time to visit the amazing Abbazia, even though I knew the history. Well finally I found the...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 22 July 2018

If you are looking for a great activity for your Family this is a great choice. History and Beauty in one location! Learn about St. Benedict and St. Scholastica and the Beautiful Monastery and Museum! **Tip: Ask at Information Desk for a Family Private Tour...More

1  Thank AnthonyC2469
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MargaretAnne565
6 July 2017|
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Response from GClife | Reviewed this property |
It's a very long steep walk There are no footpaths and with a windy road and traffic I would not recommend it We didn't see anyone walk up there You could always catch a taxi one way and bus back
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richju2
27 September 2016|
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Response from news37 | Reviewed this property |
guided tour takes a couple of hours Don't know about time as we were on a group tour so all logistics were taken care of
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naic982
21 August 2016|
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Response from GW22031 | Reviewed this property |
There are 40 steps to climb to get the Abbey church. I did not see any wheelchair ramp for the Church
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