The Basilica of San Benedetto, is built over the birthplace of St Benedict and St Scholastica.
The Basilica opens each day at 8:20 AM and closes at 8:15 PM. (Closed Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM)


Guests and pilgrims who wish to come and spend some time in prayer with the monks are always welcome. We have a small guesthouse where we can accommodate men who wish to closely follow our life. If you wish to reserve a room, please contact the guestmaster at:


There are several ways to arrive in Norcia:
TRAIN and BUS SCHEDULES, DRIVING DIRECTIONS from Rome Spoleto and Milan For more traveling information, please go to

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Monastic Ringtones

A friend of the monastery has cut some of the monastic chants to make ringtones. These are smartphone ready. Click the links below┬áif you’re interested.
Ringtone 01 (Antiphon, Lustris Sex Qui Jam Peractis AM 386)

Ringtone 02 (Antiphon, O Sapientia, AM 298)

Ringtone 03 (Antiphon, Ecce Dominus Noster, AM 197)

Ringtone 04 (Antiphon, Respondens Autem Angelus, AM 454)

Ringtone 05 (Antiphon, Et Ecce Terraemotus, AM 454)