Day trips from Rome Discover the Monastery of S. Benedict in Subiaco
This time our Rome is Easy tour guides, Nicole and Giulia, have decided to explore the Monastery of S. Benedict in Subiaco.
The village of Subiaco is the biggest center in the valley of the river Aniene, located inside a natural park and surrounded by the Simbruini Mountains. Due to its strategic position, this village was conquered by the Romans around 300 BC.
At the top of one of the mountains stands the Monastery of St. Benedict. From the very first moment we got there, we could immediately tell that this was a sacred place, a silent and mystic universe where time has stopped.
At the entrance of the Monastery, Nicole and Giulia, started telling the story of St. Benedict’s life...