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Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

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Address: 53024 Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0577 835659
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Simple Pleasures!

This is one of the oldest abbeys in Italy. Unfortunately we missed the choir time. Its simple architecture gives one a peaceful feeling.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the oldest abbeys in Italy. Unfortunately we missed the choir time. Its simple architecture gives one a peaceful feeling.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sant'Antimo one of the days during our 5 day stay last week. The drive was beautiful, as it is very close to Val D'Orcia, and just 15 minutes from Montalcino. But the Abbey itself is a lot like any other church in Italy, not quite remarkable. We didn't spend too much time there. But I saw some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Different to many of the Duomo's and structure's about. The Abbey of Saint Antimo takes it's beauty in the simplicity of the interior, the exterior architecture is the pull of the building. Still Simple but stunning, well worth a visit!

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Thank Tamara C
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sant'Antimo abbey is one of Tuscany's most beautiful examples of Romanesque architecture and was one of the most powerful monasteries around Siena in the medieval ages. The works on the originally benedictine monastery started in 1118 and ended in 1260. There are marvellous engravings and grotesques in the walls and column heads.

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Thank Pinkertonx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to stop if you are in the neighborhood. To enter you need to pay a ticket. We did nog. From the outside you have a nice view on de church and the typical italian cipress trees. Nearby is a restaurant.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove past the Abbey on the way back from a winery visit. We stopped and enjoyed it for a few minutes, but it is not the attraction is was in the past. It is no longer a working abbey and the chanting now comes from speakers. There is some interesting medieval art in the otherwise simple church.

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Dyersville, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on a bus tour. Beautiful countryside and very peaceful. Seemed to be in the middle of nowhere. Worth a stop if in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed visiting the abbey. Wish I could have enjoyed a choir practice. I attach a photo with hours visitors can listen to the gregorian chants.

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a simple beatiful large country church. During our visit we were able to listen to choir practice. Very nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views to get to the Abbey are beautiful. Very peaceful setting. There is not much to visit in the abbey itself.

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