The tourist guides’ will lead visitors to discovery the places of “Ora et labora”: artistical and hystorical sites where spirituality and labour matched in the past and still do. Many foreign languages are provided.

Along 2016 Tematic Guided Tours care held, wich concern particular historical and artistic sector of the Abbey. Booking and payment are treated in the Guidelines for guided tours. (italian)

Visitable places, duration and costs

Church and Cloister: 1 hour

Ancient Mill: 30 min.

St. Bernard Chapel: 30 min.

Abbey: 6,00

Ancient Mill: 4,00

Saint Bernard Chapel: 4,00

Abbey + Ancient Mill:  8,00

Abbey + Chapel:  8,00

Chapel + Ancient Mill:  6,00

Abbey + Chapel + Ancient Mill:  12,00

Info Point

The Info Point of the Abbey is situated in the courtyard, on the right side facing the church.

It provides informations about different services and historical data. It also manages the tours and booking for groups, contacts with tour operators and self-guided groups.


Tel.:   Cell.:  344.23.97.674


The timetable may be subject to changes due to celebrations and events in the church or the Ancient Mill; for information watch for VISITING SCHEDULE (italian).

Organizing the booking and developing of tours stay under the guidelines above-mentioned. Church is visitable for groups only by reservation; visits can be arranged contacting the Info Point:


Monastero S. Maria di Chiaravalle

Via Sant’Arialdo, 102 - 20139 Milano

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The church and the cloister are visitable from Tuesday to Saturnday from 9am to 12am and (also on Sunday) from 3pm to 5pm.

For informations about tours for groups see the page on site.

The transept and the cloister stay closed on Monday.

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By bus:

from Milano take bus 77 at “Brenta” or “Corvetto”

 (undergroud line 3)

and step down at the Abbey.

How to reach us

By car:

from Milano - “Porta Romana”

go straight along “Corso Lodi”

until “Piazzale Corvetto”;

 follow the signs to the Abbey.


By train:

Coming from Milano - “Rogoredo” station

take bus 140 (end of line)

and step down after 2 stops.




3:00p.m. Church - Cloister


4:00p.m. Church - Cloister -


5:00p.m. Mill


5:45p.m. Mill


3:00p.m. Church - Cloister


3:30p.m. Church - Cloister -



4:00p.m. Church - Cloister -


4:30p.m. Mill


5:00p.m. Mill


5:30p.m. Mill