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Abbazia di San Galgano

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Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
+39 0577 756738
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All reviewssan galganoshort walkking arthurruined abbeymagical placesmall restaurantdefinitely worth a stopabbey churchoff the beaten pathsteeped in historyentrance ticketworth the effortrolling hillsroad tripnarrow roadruinsroof
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this coop owned restaurant for lunch. Excellent food, rustic in the best meaning of the word.

Thank Sergey P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of the monastery and on the top of hill a chapel with a Tuscan "Holy grail". Admission € 3.5 per person. Once paid, go into the ruins and then scramble into a steep hill with a very broken path. At the end you...More

1  Thank LaNufka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this Abbey. The area surrounding the Abbey is very scenic and is definitely well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank amgvvas111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sports arenas now have convertible roofs that move aside in pleasant weather, a “convertible” building. Abbey of San Galgano was a Tuscan Cistercian monastery, now featuring roofless walls of the 13th century medieval Gothic church. Construction began in 1220, completed 60 years later, but within...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This place is quiet impressive and definitely worth a visit when you are around! Due to a concert that was taking place that night, they closed the ruin a bit earlier than usual. This also meant that the abbey was filled with chairs when we...More

Thank Claudia d
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Definitely worth a stop for the surreal experience of a roofless structure. Go to the circular church nearby to see a real sword in the stone.

Thank katyad000
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

Thank DariyaDee
Reviewed 22 June 2018 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

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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