Abbazia Di Staffarda

In the heat of the afternoon, we went to a Cistercian monastery in the middle of the plain north of Saluzzo.   It was overrun by a party of elderly bicyclists.   We sat in the cloister, had coca-cola in the bar, and enjoyed the agricultural calm, with gateposts reminiscent of Vanbrugh and a linenfold pulpit:

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