Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

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Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
4.5
Historic Sites • Churches & Cathedrals
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D J
New York City, NY8 contributions
Ethereal
Aug 2021
This place is magical. Very spiritual and they have a great gift shop and garden. There are also nice wineries nearby.
Written 9 August 2021
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stevenenhilde
Antwerp, Belgium880 contributions
good stop
Jul 2021
The abbzia di Sant'Antimo is a nice stop on your Toscane-tour. The abbey is nice. The garden is poor. (Hildegard von Bingen would not be happy to see this).
Written 6 August 2021
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Petrus61
Nice, France2,649 contributions
Nice location
Aug 2020 • Family
We visited this abbey which is located at the foot of a hill. The location is nice and there are great pictures to be made while on the road leading to this abbey. We were a bit disappointed from the inside of the church which does not boast much decorations.
Written 15 August 2020
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Marco
Lund, Sweden108 contributions
A must-stop spot!
Jul 2020 • Family
Beautiful monastery in the middle of the nature! They have a beautiful botanic garden where they grow their own herbs, very nice to visit! The church inside worth to be visited!
Written 31 July 2020
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AlbertSalichs
Manresa, Spain8,350 contributions
Very nice Romanesque abbey, history and views
Aug 2019 • Family
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo is a Romanesque Abbey located on land in Tuscany Region, in the center of Italy. It was built in the 12th Century, however there was other religious buildings, at least, since 8th Century in the place. Nowadays, it is a very nice example of Romanesque Tuscany church, so it is very interesting to visit especially for history and art-lovers. We came here in August-2019 and we could visit the main church, the other buildings you need to book a guided visit, so we could not enter here. Next time!
Also, the building is located on land, and here you can see the typical landscapes from Tuscany: wonderful.
Written 19 May 2020
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Robert B
Saratoga Springs, NY984 contributions
Former Historic Benedictine Monastery!
Oct 2019
It was our first full day touring in Tuscany. Abbazia di Sant'Antimo was the first stop on our group's way to Montalcino.. The original building probably dates back to Charlemagne, but that cannot be verified. The walls are made gorgeous alabaster and contain some stained glass. The present church dates at least to 1118 as that is the date in an altar step and also in the column to the left. The interior has some interesting vegetable and animal motifs and "Daniel in the Lions' Den" by French Master of Cabestany. Since 1992 it has been reoccupied by a small group of Premonstratensian Canons Regular. It is worth a visit if you are in the area but I would not go out of my way to do so!
Written 4 February 2020
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amy
Fairfield, CT317 contributions
Not worth the detour if you want to cover lots of Val d’Orcia
Nov 2019 • Couples
We started Val d’Orcia tour from Montalcino down to abbey, Ricco d’Orcia, San Qinrico d’Orcia, pienza, to Montepulciano. Drive on S146 is nice. I am kind of disappointed for the 20 min drive to abbey. The view for another hill top city from abbey is nice but the abbey itself? Not sure why it’s worth the drive. I’d recommend from Montalcino go to San Quinrico d’Orcia directly
Written 12 November 2019
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Steve L
5 contributions
Abby Visit
Oct 2019
Nice stop in the area and can be covered in no more than 30-45 minutes unless you take the extended tour. The sanctuary is in good condition. No very busy when we toured. Great pictures await.
Written 22 October 2019
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Linda Griffin
12 contributions
Rich in history!
Sep 2019
I fell in love with the ancient olive trees that surround this lovely place.Founded by Charlemagne in the 700's makes its history rare and rich. Interesting carvings in the stonework.Loved the crucifix carved from a single block of wood and the stone lion which used to bear one of the columns outside. The crypt was remarkable as well.
Written 14 October 2019
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Lee E
Tel Aviv, Israel180 contributions
This scenary could not have been painted better by hand
Oct 2019 • Couples
Priceless views of the hills surrounding this abbey. Worth the visit. Local shop selling cosmetics and essential oils. Missed the Gregorian singing though because it was only on Sunday and holiday morning mass around 11am
Written 13 October 2019
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