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Places of worship

The Abbey of Santi Salvatore e Cirino in Abbadia a Isola

The church was built along the Via Francigena at the foot of Monteriggioni

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Abbadia a Isola
location_on SP74, 35, 53035 Abbadia Isola SI, Italia

Inside the Abbey
Inside the Abbey - Credit: Luca Betti
Monteriggioni
From the top of a gentle hill near Siena, this splendid medieval village transports you into the distant past
Monteriggioni shines from the top of a hill with its stone crown. One of the oldest, most memorable and recognizable villages in all of Italy, it seems that it has been inhabited since the eighth century BC. A true mirage for those who want to dive into the Middle Ages, the town is even mentioned by the Supreme Poet Dante Alighieri in the Divine Comedy: Inferno, Canto XXXI. ...
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