Benvenuti / Welcome to
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Since 1932 Fossanova has been a Franciscan monastery. Today it is very much an active, living community. In addition to the daily upkeep of the monastery, the brothers take part in many pastoral activities, such as performing Sunday Mass, baptisms, confirmations, weddings and organising spiritual retreats.
In addition various artistic and cultural events are often held in the abbey complex.
There is also a Gift Shop, Cafe / Bakery, Restaurant (Il Forno del Procoio) and Accommodation in an Agriturismo within the grounds.
There are also some interesting remains of the Roman Villa which once occupied this site.
The abbey at Casamari in nearby Frosinone, is said to be of a very similar design.
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