Novalesa Abbey

Novalesa AbbeyAlso known as

  • Abbazia di Novalesa


Benedictine monastery in the Val di Susa, Piedmont, Italy; it was founded in 726 by the Frankish governor Abbo of Provence, was dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Andrew, and intially occupied by monks from the area of Grenoble, France. It was destroyed by Saracens in 906, but has been restored and rebuilt several times several times, and is still in use.

Profiled Monks of Novalesa

MLA Citation

  • “Novalesa Abbey“. Gazetteer of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 12 March 2017. Web. 27 November 2020. <>