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.
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