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Abbazia di San Galgano

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Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
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All reviews san galgano king arthur short walk magical place definitely worth a stop abbey ruins small church steeped in history entrance ticket worth the effort narrow road roof tuscany rock concert sword stone
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

You come up to this abbey transfixed by what stands before you..... It stands alone, with just a discreet hotel and restaurant a short way away from it. When you enter you cannot but be moved by its splendour. It is the first gothic cathedral...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Albroccolo
Reviewed November 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed October 14, 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aiste S
Reviewed October 14, 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thombly
Reviewed October 8, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danieltaylorusg
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachaelmusk
Reviewed September 24, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wongluk
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sergeyp196
Reviewed September 11, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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November 3, 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
May 21, 2017|
Response from ivos509 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, sono ammessi i cani, l'importante non lasciarli liberi.
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July 30, 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