Abbey of San Galgano
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.
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…