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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ANGELO DOLDI (8 months ago)
Storia e mistero. Sconsigliato x il turista pronta beva, consigliato x il turista che apprezza se stesso
Daniele Scolaro (9 months ago)
Paesino agricolo tipico della pianura in provincia di Lodi, un po fuori mano ma da vedere.
Doriano Tartaglia (9 months ago)
..un luogo dove si respira pace e tranquillità....e l Abbazia trasuda storia da ogni pietra.
chiara terraneo (12 months ago)
Splendida meta per passeggiate in bicicletta. Molto ben conservata all'esterno. Visitabile all'interno.
valentina piloni (13 months ago)
Luogo stupendo, ricco di storia. Per amanti della tranquillità. Facilmente raggiungibile in bici da Crema e da Lodi
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