Chiaravalle Abbey, Fiastra
Contrada Abbadia di Fiastra, 62010 Urbisaglia MC, Italy
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The abbey of Fiastra rises in the lower Valle del Fiastra near the homonymous river, in the territory of the municipalities of Tolentino and Urbisaglia, and represents the most important monastic building in the Marche. Of a style of transition from Romanesque to Gothic, it fully reflects the Cistercian influence of Lombard flavor. The most important elements of the abbey are arranged around the cloister, which is the heart of the monastery: here the monks would contemplate and meditate while wa
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