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The Sacra di San Michele, or Saint Michael’s Abbey,  Mount Pirchiriano, Val di Susa overlooking the villages of Avigliana and Chiusa di San Michele, Piedmont, Italy.....    ....     The Benedictine abbey, over a thousand years old, is now entrusted to the Rosminians.....       Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose was inspired by this monumental abbey.

castlesandmanorhouses: “ Sacra di San Michele, Piemonte Sometimes known as “Saint Michael’s Abbey”, this religious complex on Mount Pirchiriano, overlooks the villages of Avigliana and Chiusa di San.

Sacra di San Michele

For another Italy trip.La Sacra di San Michele, Val di Susa (TO) in Northern Italy -- I LOVE CASTLES and this one looks amazing! It must have such amazing History.