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Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

53024 Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 835659
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53024 Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Italy
+39 0577 835659
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Reviewed yesterday

Driving to Sant Antimo is beautiful, you can take the direct route from Montalcino or white roads taking you past wonderful wineries. The views are really lovely. The Gregorian chants by the monks at a few times each day in this exquisite abbey are a...More

Thank Loreen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see in the area. One of the oldest working abbeys in Italy, if not the oldest. The grounds and the structures are impressive. Not sure if they still do the singing due to a change of the orders who live there....More

Thank Raelinn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place on the pilgrims route is worth seeing. It has a real sense of history. Pilgrims are still walking the route to the abbey some 700 years after it was built.

Thank BernardMurphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful abbey surrounded by beautiful Tuscan landscape. Worth the stop on your way to fantastic wineries in Montalcino!

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glorious setting and very interesting Benedictine Abbey dating back to 12th century although there was a previous Carolingian chapel which you can still view with a guide. There is a very good Audio Guide outlining the rules of the Benedictine Life but also explaining many...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and lovely abbey, surrounded by typical tuscan landscape with cypresses, vineyards and etc. There is cooled local beer to taste in a warm day, and it is a good one with some mead flavor, which we really liked. The small souvenir shop offer some...More

Thank Evgenyr1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived there with a few minutes to soare before the door was shut for the day. So we could briefly enter and see the interior. The structure is of course majestic, but I felt that there could have been a bit more done for...More

1  Thank 449marcella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in a gorgeous landscape, beautiful garden and very peaceful. We loved the beer that we bought there and some honey. It is not far from Montelcino and it's worth the drive.

Thank Megan W
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Set in a beautiful Tuscan landscape surrounded by wineries on the hills. The views are serene and beautiful. The monks are scheduled to return in July 2017 so we did not hear the hyms.

Thank harrymd
Reviewed June 8, 2017

The abbey is situated in a beautiful countryside location outside of Montalcino. You will find it is a ways off the main road with parking available. We visited on a sunny afternoon and the place virtually touches all your aesthetic senses as you walk in...More

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March 19, 2016|
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Response from Shelley W | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are recordings of gregorian chants being played. It may not be live, but the cathedral is so large and provides the echoes that would give the impression of live singing. It was a worshipful, lovely experience... More
August 15, 2015|
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Response from georgestof | Reviewed this property |
The entire church is open 10.30 to 12.30 and 15.00 to 18.30. Chanting @ 9.00,12.45,14.45 & 19.00 No reservation required