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Located next to kitchen, the Refectory is an impressive space thanks to its dimensions, meticulous architecture and structural complexity.

The interior consists of three vaulted naves divided by two rows of four columns, giving the room harmony and spatial unity.

Particularly noteworthy is the elegant pulpit on the western side, from which one of the monks would read from the Holy Scriptures during the meals. The pulpit is accessed through an arched staircase.

There are two other passageways: one providing direct access to the original mediaeval kitchen, which no longer exists, and another to the patio.