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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 reviews san galgano well worth a visit short walk king arthur ruined abbey magical place small restaurant definitely worth a stop abbey ruins steeped in history entrance ticket worth the effort rolling hills mid week narrow road roof tuscany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the Abbey and the Chapel are worth seeing and within walking distance of each other. Be sure to read about the Rock in the Sword before visiting the chapel so you can know the legend. It is believed that the legend of King Arthur...More

Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The San Galgano Abbey is a lovely and a very romantic place (wonderful wedding location). I went there twice: it was very quiet on a Thursday, and considerably fuller on a Sunday.

Thank Aiste S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A cathedral without its roof. And a sword in a rock. You can see all this in San Galgano. Wonderful, magic place. Rather remote. Can be overcrowded with tourists, choose the right season and moment. Too bad the available explanations are not very rich.

Thank Thombly
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We cycled here from Borgo santo Pietro. Went to the abbey and walked around and then head up to the church up on the hill above. Amazing history and interesting story of San Galgano

Thank Danieltaylorusg
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

My friend got married here. Absolutely beautiful building. So picturesque. If in the area definitely recommend seeing this place.

Thank Rachaelmusk
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

For something to do when you are in the area. It is the shell of an abbey. The actual visit will take less than an hour. There is a small church on a hill next to it that has a sword embedded in a rock....More

Thank Wongluk
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Sergey P
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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 September 2018

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 21 August 2018

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
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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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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