Abbey of San Galgano
Majestic cistercian abbey built in 1200. It's one of the most suggestive places of the surroundings. Grande abbazia cistercense costruita nel 1200. Uno dei luoghi architettonici più suggestivi dei dintorni.
A roofless 13th-century Abbey in Gothic Style, tells us a compelling story about the Sword in the Stone, as well as Excalibur in the legend of King Arthur.
The Abbey of San Galgano was cistercian monastery found in the valley of the river Merse between the towns of Chiusdino and Monticiano (Province of Siena). Presently, the roofless walls of the Gothic style 13th-century Abbey church still stand. Nearby are the chapel or Eremo or Rotonda di Montesiepi…
A largely unknown gem! This beautiful ruined abbey is located in the countryside around Siena, easy to access by car. It is a fantastic photo opportunity when the fields all around it are filled with sunflowers and crimson poppies. The building itself is mysterious and romantic, even housing the…
Beautiful to visit and walk through and around. there is also a great and large restaurant here where we frequently have lunch. it's a short but interesting drive the the Abbey.
amazing place where according to the legend there is the famous sword in the rock
“this is an awesome place to eat close to Monteriggioni, the castle, so it's both food and sightseeing :) ”
“The impressive Castello di Brolio dominates the southern Chianti Classico countryside and has done so for over ten centuries. Located on top of an isolated hill a few kilometers from Gaiole in Chianti, the castle has Lombardic origins and has been property of the Ricasoli family since 1141. You can visit the garden and the small museum in Castello di Brolio, the rest of the castle is still home to the current Ricasoli baron and his family.”
“Wash & Dry, Laundry Service in the centre of San Gimignano. Open from 8AM/h.8 until 10PM/h.22. Via Quercecchio, 55 ”
“You will find the bus directly for Siena or Florence and bus for Poggibonsi train station. ”