5 of the best day-trips from Rome in Rome

1) Fossanova Abbey

About 100 km Southeast of Rome, this Cistercian monastery is considered the archetype of the Burgundian Early Gothic style in Italy. The complex develops around a magnificent cloister, with the refectory and the monks’ cells. The church naves are unadorned and austere yet very elegant, with pointed arches, high vaults, and rose windows. This is where the Dominican Thomas Aquinas died on March 7, 1274.

exterior of bell tower of the Fossanova abbey

Via San Tommaso d’Aquino 1, Priverno

+39 (0)773 939 061

http://www.abbaziadifossanova.it

Never miss a hidden gem in your favourite city!

Sign up to see the full list and gain unlimited access to the website. Signing up is free and what’s even better: you’ll receive a 10% discount in the 500 Hidden Secrets online bookshop!

  • Save your favourite lists and create your own personal collection of hotspots
  • Gain access to every list on the website
  • Stay up-to-date on new secrets and destinations, exclusive discounts and giveaways
  • Get 10% off in our online bookshop

Already a member? Log in.

New here? Sign up.

Interests

Buy this book

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rome reveals off-the-beaten-track places and interesting details for anyone who's keen to explore Rome's best-kept secrets.

Go to bookshop

Join the community

Sign up for free to gain unlimited access to the website. Plus, you'll receive a 10% discount in our online bookshop.

Sign up