San Galgano Abbey, Tuscany

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Picturesquely located in the rural fields of Tuscany near Siena, this Cistercian abbey was built in the 13th century and now stands in graceful ruins.

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319660
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San Galgano Abbey
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Location
Postcode
53012
Coordinates
43.149434° N, 11.155522° E

Timeline

  • Construction of San Galgano Abbey

    Construction of San Galgano Abbey by Cistercian monks from Casamari Abbey. The new monastery is dedicated to St. Galganus (d. 1181), a local hermit.

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San Galgano Abbey (Tuscany, Italy)
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April 11, 2015