Portal of the Moon

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The Portal of the Moon is the most valuable decoration of the beautiful Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere in Fossacesia. Richly decorated with sculptures in high relief depicting religious scenes and images, it was made at the beginning of …

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Priori Park, Fossacesia

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The Priori Park (Parco dei Priori) is located in Fossacesia, in front of the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. The elegant nineteenth-century villa, restored by the municipality of Fossacesia and opened to the public in 2012, houses many artistic …

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Hotel Golfo di Venere, Fossacesia

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The Hotel Golfo di Venere is located in Fossacesia in Via San Giovanni in Venere 42, opposite the magnificent Cistercian abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. Modern and comfortable rooms, equipped with every comfort and with a splendid view on …

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Monastery of San Giovanni in Venere, Fossacesia

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The Monastery of San Giovanni in Venere (Venus) in Fossacesia dates back to XIII century, though later it was often restored. It should rise up on an early Christian temple of VI-VII century. In 1165, the construction of the monastic …

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Alessandro Fantini, Fossacesia

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Alessandro Fantini (Fossacesia 1932, Trier 1961) was a famous cyclist from Abruzzo. Thanks to his sprinting and endurance skills, he became one of the protagonists of cycling in the ’50s. He won many sprints and was also co-star of epic …

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Air photos of the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere, Fossacesia

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An air photo gallery of the wonderful Cistercian abbey of San Giovanni in Venere in Fossacesia, which dominates the Trabocchi Coast.

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