Cerreto Abbey

Abbadia Cerreto, Italy

The Abbazia del Cerreto is a former Cistercian monastery in the town of Abbadia Cerreto. The town is named after the abbey. The building now functions as a parish church.

The original monastery, with surrounding territory, was founded by the Benedictine order, but in 1139, the monks at the institution identifed themselves as Cistercians. By 1500, the monastery had been reduced to a few members, and the abbey church was converted into a parish church. In 1700, the monks abandoned the abbey to local priests. In 1801, the Napoleonic government expropriated all the goods and sold them to the marchese Giorgio Teodoro of principi Trivulzio.



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Founded: 1139
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Stefano Lucchi (2 years ago)
Splendid medieval church with three naves, the interior rigorous and essential. The village in which it is located is easily reachable from Lodi and from Crema also by bicycle (about half an hour). You can take beautiful walks along the Adda. In the square there is an emporium bar where you can buy excellent products This abbey is particularly suitable for weddings
Dany 58 (2 years ago)
Absolutely not to be missed. Peace and quiet.
Fredric Brown (2 years ago)
A beautiful place on the outside, and intensely sacred on the inside. Visiting it often is a must, obviously attending the scheduled celebrations.
Ernesto Savi (3 years ago)
Abbey founded in 1084 very beautiful and characteristic. I recommend the visit.
Donata Ferraresi (3 years ago)
A beautiful quiet abbey
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