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Abbazia di San Galgano

Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
+39 0577 756738
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Localita San Galgano -Palazzetto | Chiusdino, 53012, Chiusdino, Italy
+39 0577 756738
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is well worth a brief stop to see if you are nearby. Built in 12th century apparently, destroyed and never rebuilt, it is very grand.

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grand. No better word can describe this ruin. Lots of tourists, and can be difficult to park along the way, but it has the wow - factor of ancient history.

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Abbey at San Galgano in Chiusdino Tuscany Region. Ruins are beautifully maintained and worth a stroll. Take the gravel road up to the Hermitage of Monte Siepe to see San Galgano's Sword in the stone. However it is enclosed in a domed plexiglass...More

Thank LadyoftheLake1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were considering the location initially as a back up/second priority, in case we are done with everything else we have planned. It was hour and a half drive from the place of our stay and nothing impressive could have been added on the way...More

Thank Evgenyr1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in the morning and enjoyed a very leisurely walk through. What made the site endearing was our tour guide telling us the history to put us in right frame of mind. It was a very easy start to the day. Also a good...More

Thank Duane C
Reviewed June 9, 2017

I read about this place in a book and immediately looked it up on TripAdvisor and added it to our Tuscany itinerary. I'm SO glad we did this because even though it took us an hour to get there from San Gimignano, it was such...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed May 25, 2017

The ruined abbey of San Galgano, standing among fields and rolling hills in a remote part of Tuscany, is very remniscent of similar ruins in France and Britain. The grounds and surroundings are very well maintained too, but not to the degree that the atmosphere...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

The spot is well known and multiple time visited. However, it is still atracting you like a magnet. It is spectacular. If you care for sunset visit you have to know the road, either stay close to the abbey. The road from Massa is a...More

Thank Pagorone
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My friend's daughter got married this weekend at the Abbey. It was absolutely fabulous. What a stunning place really awesome. The service was beautiful carried out by the Major and translated by the Registrar. A very special place

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed May 12, 2017

A mystical experience in and architectural treasure. This peaceful and mysterious location, thanks to the fact that there is no roof between the church and the sky immediately brings you nearest to God. If you wait the big groups are gone out and stay alone...More

Thank Alex H
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May 21, 2017|
Response from Ivo S | Reviewed this property |
Ciao, sono ammessi i cani, l'importante non lasciarli liberi.
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Seda E
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
Trish M
February 28, 2015|
Response from Maurizio F |
2 euros per person
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