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Montecassino Abbey and Gaeta Private Day Tour from Rome with Lunch
This tour is for sure "outside" the usual touristic areas. The Abbey of Montecassino is one of the most known Abbeys in the world. In 529 Saint Benedict chose this mountain to build his monastery. In February the Abbey 1944 a bombardment almost flatted it. According to a legend, when Jesus died on the cross, the Jerusalem temple veil was torn causing three deep cracks into the rock of what today is known as Split Mountain of Gaeta. On top of this promontory stands the Sanctuary of the SS. Trinity. At the left side of the church, one of the cracks leads to the Turk's Cave, pilmgrinage and enchanting tourist destination, linked to other stories and relevant personalities.
Tour through the alleys of the Ghetto and Trastevere with Tasting
During this visit we will discover the Jewish Ghetto where the Jewish community of Rome lived until 1870, the oldest after that of Jerusalem, before heading to the most popular district of Rome, Trastevere, we will stop to taste one of the typical products of the kitchen Roman Jewish and then once refreshed we will go to the Tiber Island and finally to Trastevere where we will discover the church where Saint Francis of Assisi loved to stay or where Saint Benedict of Norcia lived.
Montecassino day tour from Rome
The Abbey of Montecassino is one of the most renowned in the world. In 529 St. Benedict chose this mountain to build a monastery that would have hosted himself and the monks who followed him from Subiaco. At this time, paganism was still present, but St. Benedict managed to turn this place into a well-structured Christian monastery full of dignity and purpose, prayer and work. Over the centuries the abbey has known both magnificence and destruction, and like a phoenix from fire has always been reborn stronger from its ruins."Ora et Labora et Lege": this is the motto of the Rule of Saint Benedict that the monks still follow in their daily routine. Some study in the library surrounded by ancient books, or do research in the archive of wonderful manuscripts, others welcome guests who arrive in search of a moment of inner peace and serenity. Enjoy a comfortable journey from Rome to Montecassino, with a guide to help you discover the city, its abbey and its places of memory.
Transfer-Rome to Amalfi with a 75 minute stop in Abby Monte Casino or vice versa
This breathtaking monastery was established by Saint Benedict himself 1500 years ago. Built over the site of the pagan temple of Apollo, where the sculpture of Apollo was destroyed along with the altar. It is really a delight to visit the Abbey of Montecassino to admire its beautiful architectural splendor and remember its history. Due to its significant location, this place has always been a target of military attacks throughout history, the most gruesome of all certainly being the Battle of Monte Cassino fought during the Second World War.
Rome to Naples Area with 2 stops Frascati Town and Anagni Catherdal
Edit Frascati is one of several attractive historic hilltowns to the south-east of Rome known collectively as the Castelli Romani. This breathtaking monastery was established by Saint Benedict himself 1500 years ago. Anagni Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Anagni, Lazio, Italy, notable as the summer residence of the Popes for centuries. It is dedicated to the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Cathedral was built in Romanesque style during the years 1071–1105, with Gothic-style additions in the mid-13th century. The crypt contains the tombs of St Magnus of Anagni, the patron of the city, and of St Secundina of Anagni. Fifty years later, during the persecution under Decius (249-51), St. Secondina was martyred at Anagni. Her relics are in the cathedral crypt. It was probably around 450 that a pagan sanctuary on the acropolis of Anagni was transformed into a Christian church dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
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