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Abbazia di San Galgano

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Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
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All reviewssan galganoshort walkruined abbeysmall restaurantan amazing placeabbey churchoff the beaten pathbeautiful locationdefinitely worth a stopsteeped in historyentrance ticketworth the effortrolling hillsroad tripnarrow roadruinsroof
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So peaceful, so quiet, so beautiful... Definitely worth visiting! You can literally feel the magic in the atmosphere...

Thank DariyaDee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Knew I had to see this in person after seeing a photograph and it didn’t disappoint. We went on a Sunday morning expecting a church service to be conducted there but later found out it wasn’t in the ruin but the nearby church. It still...More

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Definitely worth a stop. Massive structure over 800 years old missing a roof but otherwise in very good condition. 45 minutes is well worth it.

1  Thank fsdukejr
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The moment that I learned about this site, I knew I had to see it for myself. Dating back to the 1200's, the Abbey is steeped in history and legend. It is isolated and off the beaten track, which only adds to its mystery. The...More

1  Thank Dtomaz
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Well worth the drive out, very well kept abbey (only walls). The entry ticket allows entry to the museum in town, as well as the church on the hill above with the sword in the stone.

3  Thank Danny S
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We rode vespas to the abbey for a day trip! The views were beautiful! Be sure to make the hike up to the viewing point at the top for a lovely view of the abbey and surrounding areas.

1  Thank simplysarahphoto
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Just go, summer or winter, day or night. Visited several times and always great. Don't miss the opportunity if there's a concert or a show during the night.

1  Thank kuka70
Reviewed 14 October 2017

As others have said, a wonderful ruin. When we were there, they stopped us from going inside as a wedding was taking place. We were told that if we wanted, we could visit the nearby chapel (Eremo di Montesiepi) that was located on a small...More

4  Thank Golfitis12
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This iconic Abby is just as beautiful on the outside as it is from the inside! When went twice while we were visiting the region. The first time at sunset and the time in the morning! I tried to get the famous photo from the...More

4  Thank LoveUmbria
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We didn't have the normal tourist experience here, because we were here for the wedding of our son in law's sister. And a gorgeous venue it was too. We did notice that the real tourists seemed to enjoy their visits.

1  Thank SaltLakeCityPortia
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Jade D
3 November 2017|
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Response from SaltLakeCityPortia | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry I did not check this site so my answer is late. But for others with the same question, Our bride used an Italian wedding planner who may the arrangements. You might also contact the municipality( the mayor of... More
21 May 2017|
Response from Ivo S | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, sono ammessi i cani, l'importante non lasciarli liberi.
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Seda E
30 July 2016|
Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
What a lovely spot for a wedding. I hope you have a wonderful day. However I'm very sorry that i cannot help you with your question. Perhaps it would be best to check out their website. Sandra