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Chiostro dell'Abbazia di Santa Mustiola a Torri

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A beautiful open cloister

We visited Torri and the cloister on a stay just up the road at a rental cottage. The town of Torri... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Dave D
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Chicago, Illinois
Lovely Cloister

It is indeed open only a couple of mornings a week. On our first visit it was closed but... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Skypilot53
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Spokane, Washington
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We visited Torri and the cloister on a stay just up the road at a rental cottage. The town of Torri is picturesque with narrow cobblestone streets. the Abbey cloister is hidden away but worth the trip to see the two story structure and grounds....More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

It is indeed open only a couple of mornings a week. On our first visit it was closed but fortunatly we were staying nearby so we could visit the next morning. There were no other tourists and we had a quiet and meaningful visit. There...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stunning cloisters, a must see, and a great local restaurant just down the hill. Both are hidden gems. Cloisters are only open on a Monday and Thursday am.

Thank Stephenhow
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Really one of the most beautiful cloisters I have seen - the lowest colannade dates from the 12th century with fascinating biblical and fantastical images on the capitals. It is well maintained and well presented with pots of scarlet geraniums colourfully arranged around the cloister....More

Thank SimonVG
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Very interesting experience. Shame only opened so rarely and the church is opened only on Sunday. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank EWA m
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Well worth a visit as the cloisters are surrounded by a picturesque village and beautiful scenery. No entry charge but check opening hours as in July there were only 2 sessions a week (Monday and Friday mornings) Information sheets are provided in various languages.

Thank T1mhuds0n
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Take time out to visit this little gem ( only open on Monday and Friday mornings from 9 to 12. ) Torri is a very small hilltop town and the cloister is now owned privately no entrance fee but contributions for upkeep are appreciated. Visit...More

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 15 July 2016

It's really very beautiful - worth a trip if you're in the area. Practicalities: Only open 2 mornings per week - no facilities (I had heard there was a bar/café in the village butt did not find it). The church next door was open and...More

Thank An C
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit - a peaceful and very sacred place - historical information is available in English on site. Only the first floor is open so the visit takes less than an hour.

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We visited the Chiostro thanks to other TA reviews. We thought that there might be signs once we reached Torri, but no such luck and our GPS did not recognize the site. We drove down the road to Stiglione and were able to get pointed...More

1  Thank Ellen L
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