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Il monastero di Giugnano
Places of worship

San Salvatore Monastery in Giungano

The ruins of this ecclesiastical building are located on a trichite rock formation

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The ruins of the San Salvatore Monastery in the town of Giungano are located in the valley of the river Bai, which is situated between Roccastrada and Monemassi. The ruins are on top of a trichite rock formation. The historical events that marked the evolution of this important religious community are relatively unknown today. The first document to speak of the Benedictine monastery is dated 1075.

(Article by Comunità Montana Colline Metallifere)

The picturesque village is located on a rock platform and boasts breathtaking views of the Maremma countryside
The picturesque town is built on an unusual platform of trachyte rock and boasts panoramic views over the Grosseto plain. It was a feud of the Aldobrandeschi family until the beginning of the 14th century, when it passed under the domain of the Sienese, and then under the Medici. ...