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San Galgano Abbey

The fascinating remains from one of Tuscany’s most famous monasteries of all times

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Località San Galgano, Chiusdino
San Galgano Abbey
San Galgano Abbey - Credit: Steven dosRemedios
Chiusdino
A strip of land that’s home to the amazing San Galgano Monastery
Chiusdino, in a stunning location between the Valle della Merse and the Colline Metallifere, stands in a woodland setting that shows the medieval castle and its fortifications in its best light. Founded in ancient times, probably due to an early medieval settlement by the Longobards, Chiusdino later passed under the control of the Bishops of Volterra and in the thirteenth century to Siena. ...
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