Benvenuti / Welcome to
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Sadly the monastery began to fall into decline from the 14th / 15th centuries. During the Napoleonic occupation, the entire monastery was confiscated and transformed into a rural village, however it was purchased by Pope Leon XII who bequeathed it to monks of the Carthusian order of Trisult near Collepardo.
Closeby is the Refectory, a large rectangular hall with a pulpit for the reading of the bible whilst the monks consumed their meagre meals. This has now been converted into a chapel. Other areas of interest are the Sacristry, the Chapter House, the Calefactorium, the Kitchens and the Dormitory.
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