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Address: Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto - | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
Phone Number: 0577 756 738
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Small-Group San Galgano and Tuscan Myths Half Day Tour from Siena
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Off the beaten path

We spent a lovely afternoon exploring this beautiful old Abbazia. You must take the time to climb up the hill to see the stone with the sword in it. It is quite a hike up so make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Wilmington,NC
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Wilmington,NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely afternoon exploring this beautiful old Abbazia. You must take the time to climb up the hill to see the stone with the sword in it. It is quite a hike up so make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes. Steps are uneven and the path is full of rocks and tree roots, but worth the effort... More 

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Charlestown, Nevis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding ceremony at the abbey and it was incredible! The mayor who married us was hilarious throughout our ceremony as it poured rain on us and all of our guests! We moved out of the rain and continued our ceremony. It certainly was memorable!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably priced (3 Euros) entry. Relaxing way to spend an hour in great setting. We visited midweek in the morning so relatively few tourists and parked in tree lined road 10 minute walk from ruins. There is a larger car park a further 10 minutes away. Abbey is set in beautiful Tuscan countryside. Flat ground so easy walking. Boards at... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our quick visit to the Abbey of San Galgano which involves part of the legend of the sword in the stone. Stunning structure and wonderful history lesson. Worth a quick stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful attraction set within the rolling hills of Tuscany. Despite being in ruins, there is more than enough remains to warranty a trip out to the abbey. We attended a wedding here and it provided the perfect setting to a wonderful occasion. It's only a few Euro to enter and is well sign posted.

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Brighton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely place...quite and reverent. If you're a photographer, take a tripod as the interior rooms are absolutely worth photographing but are quite dark. At twilight, the lights come on and you can balance the light on the abby with the remaining light in the sky for some really nice shots.

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

A very attractive and historical setting with the complete Hermitage of Monte Siepi within a short walking distance, the sword in the stone !

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

Wonderful architecture, superb picture gallery. We attended a wedding here recently it was magical even though the weather was against it!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

It started to rain as we walked towards the abbey so we didn't go inside. Other reviewers had said not much to see inside and my 14yr old daughter, after 4 weeks in Rome was starting to lack a little interest in 'old stuff.' Easy to find and huge car park. Short walk to the abbey and it did look... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

it is totally worth the visit not only for the abbazzia but also,for the spada nella,roccia. just close by. it is totally woth the walk

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