Autonomous communities of monks living in accordance with the Rule of St Benedict
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Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch: The monastery was settled by Benedictines from the Gorze monastery near Metz. (wiki)
Canterbury: St Augustine's Abbey was a Benedictine abbey
Corvey: Monastery is Benedictine
Dubrovnik: A Benedictine Monastery was founded on the island of Lokrum in 1063. They stayed until 1798. The ruins remain.
Durham Castle and Cathedral: "Durham Cathedral was founded as a Benedictine Foundation and remained as such until the Reformation."
Ferrara: Pomposa Abbey
Florence: Badia Fiorentina
Hildesheim Cathedral and Church: St. Michael was a Benedictine abbey church
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces: The local Benedictine monasteries started the vineyards here
Mont-Saint-Michel: Benedictine Abbey
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands: Portovenere is an important cultural centre. Among the remains to be found there are those of a .. a Benedictine monastic establishment with a fine proto-Romanesque church (AB ev)
Rammelsberg and Goslar: Goslar: Neuwerkkirche in Goslar from 1199 until the reformation
Regensburg: The town has 3 Benedictine monasteries
Reichenau: Abbey of Reichenau
Reims: Benedictine Abbey
Rome: St. Paul outside the Walls
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France: Church of Saint-Pierre at Moissac was a Benedictine abbey until 1626
Saint-Emilion: Built the Monolithic Church
Saint-Savin sur Gartempe: It was founded as a Benedictine Abbey
Salzburg: The Benedictine Abbey of St Peter and The Nonnberg Benedictine Nunnery
Santiago de Compostela: Monastery and Church of San Martiño Pinario & Monastery and Church of San Paio de Antealtares are former Benedictine monasteries
Studley Royal Park: The Fountains Abbey was founded in 1132 by thirteen Benedictine monks (wiki)
Val di Noto: San Niccol? l'Arena in Catania
Wachau Cultural Landscape: Melk and Gottweig
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