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Vallombrosa Benedictine Monastery

Address: Vallombrosa | 21 mi (33 km) SE of Florence, Italy
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Ranked #463 of 1,304 Attractions in Tuscany
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We decided to go to Vallombrosa to find out what inspired John Milton to write a passage about this place in his famous poem “Paradise Lost” in 1667. The route to the abbey buildings was very scenic. The woodland reminded me so much about another place – Vitosha Mountain near Sofia in Bulgaria. It may be because of the same... More

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