1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Monastery of St. Benedict

Subiaco: Monastery and Pasta-Making Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 330941
An expert English-speaking local guide will walk you to St. Benedict Monastery in Subiaco, exploring its amazing frescoed caves and basking in the quiet atmosphere. Finally, enjoy a pasta-making workshop and lunch in an authentic Italian "agriturismo".
About this activity
Duration: 4.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Immerse yourself in the centuries-old art of Saint Benedict Monastery, built within the Taleo Mountain
  • Hear in-depth stories behind the frescoes surrounding the Saint Benedict life
  • Explore the cave where Saint Benedict lived for three years in solitude
  • Enjoy a pasta-making workshop with an Italian mamma
  • Savor a lunch consisting of locally sourced produce
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome for a day and get ready to be enchanted by the medieval monastery of Subiaco, 75 kilometers east from Rome. An expert English-speaking local guide will walk you to the Saint Benedict Monastery to admire the amazing frescoes of the mountain monastery, built in the natural caves of the peak.

You will hear stories about Saint Benedict and the benedictine monks who still live following "The Rule by the Saint".
Later, be immersed in the quiet and peaceful atmosphere of a medieval monastery built deep in the mountain, surrounded by emerald nature.

Following that, you will take a pasta-making lesson with an Italian mamma in a typical agritourism in the Subiaco countryside. Your tour will then conclude as you enjoy your lunch which will consist of locally sourced products.
  • Car transfer from the Subiaco Monasteries to the agritourism site
  • Pasta-making workshop
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Train/bus ticket
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Look for “Ethea info point” shop. Should you need any info on how to get to Subiaco, please contact us.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour will have a maximum of 15 travelers
• This tour requires a minimum of 2 travelers (if canceled, you’ll be offered an alternate date or a full refund)
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• You will be required to climb 50 steps throughout this tour
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Product ID: 330941