Visiting hours

Daily: 9.30 – 12.30 AM

Winter season – 11/2 – 3/31
Daily: 3.00 – 5.30 PM
Last entrance: 5.00 pm

Summer season – 4/1 – 11/1
Daily: 3.00 – 6.30 PM
Last entrance: 6.00 pm

Schedule of Holy Masses

Sunday and Holidays: 9.30 – 11.00

Weekdays: 8.00

Information for visit

Currently, individual accesses are limited: it is possible to access the Monastery only accompanied by the staff serving at the Monastery.

Organized groups
From 20 July to 20 August 2021, access will be possible only if accompanied by the staff on duty at the Monastery.
With the exception of the mentioned period, on weekdays organized groups can visit the Monastery independently by booking their access to the number +39 334.2166558.

During liturgical celebrations visits to the upper church are forbidden.

Pilgrims and visitors are expected to demonstrate behaviors that every sacred place merits.

Inside the Sanctuary taking photographs  with flash or making video recordings is forbidden.

Available services


Guided tours

It is possible to request a guided tour directly on site by speaking to the monks or to the staff working in the shop. Advance reservations are highly recommended for interested groups in order to provide better service. The monks and the staff are able to accompany groups in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish.

For further information, please contact

Don Maurizio O.S.B.Coordinator of Guided Visits
[email protected]
(+39) 334.2166558


The Sanctuary of the Sacro Speco has on site a shop for the sale of devotional objects, medicinal spirits and honey made by the monks, postcards, books and other items. Located near the shop are vending machines with refreshments and the toilet facilities.

For further information: [email protected]



Scheduling Masses

By booking in advance it is possible to request the celebration of Holy Masses for visiting groups in one of the chapels of the Sanctuary.

For further information: [email protected]



Spaces for religious services

By reserving them in advance, the Regina Monachorum chapel and the Old Refectory are available to organized groups (with a maximum of 50 people) for spiritual and pastoral needs, offering participants fitting privacy and tranquility.

For more information: [email protected]


The Sanctuary of the Sacro Speco offers engaged couples the opportunity to celebrate their wedding in the lovely setting provided by the upper church.

For more information: [email protected]


For information regarding reservations, please contact:

Monastero di San Benedetto
P.le San Benedetto, snc
00028 Subiaco (RM)
TEL: (+39) 0774 85039
FAX: (+39) 0774 819800


Sig.ra Cecilia Trombetta
P.le San Benedetto, snc
00028 Subiaco (RM)
TEL: (+39) 0774 85039
MOB: (+39) 327 4981 885

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