Staffarda Abbey

We went down to the Po Valley to see Staffarda Abbey, the local Cistercian monastery founded in 1135 by the Marquis of Saluzzo, in the middle of a farm, with a beautiful unspoilt cloister, leading to a grandly decorated, sparse, Romanesque church interior with painted brick decoration:-

These are the farm buildings, with views back up to the mountains:-


2 thoughts on “Staffarda Abbey

  1. Susie Blundell says:

    The pictures are amazing and such a feeling of peace and tranquility. Everywhere you go seems devoid of other visitors, which I know can’t be reality or is it true, and have they all gone to London!

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