Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore

sights / Religious

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore information

Prices
admission free but library donation requested
Opening hours
9.15am-noon & 3.15-5pm Mon-Sat, to 6pm in summer, 9am-12.30pm Sun
Something wrong?
Submit a correction

Lonely Planet review

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore , a 14th-century monastery, is still a retreat for around 40 monks. Frescoes by Signorelli and Sodoma decorate the Great Cloister, illustrating events in the life of the ascetic St Benedict.