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Abbazia ed Eremo di San Galgano, Italy



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Location added by Scorpio1980


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Coordinates : 43.150065,11.153483 (Open in Google Maps)

Subjects : The Abbey of San Galgano is a Cistercian abbey, located about thirty kilometers from Siena, in the municipality of Chiusdino. The site consists of the hermitage (called "circle of Montesiepi") and the great abbey, now completely ruined and reduced to merely walls, a destination for tourists. The lack of a roof - which emphasizes the articulation of the architectural structure - this is common in the abbey to those of Melrose and Kelso in Scotland, Tintern in England, of Cashel in Ireland and Eldena in Germany.

Recommended equipment : Wide and Tele Middle to photograph Interior and Exterior of the Abbey and the Hermitage

Best months : All year round

How to get there : Useful to get to San Galgano from Florence (via more 'short) From Firenze Certosa: 81.3 km? about 1 hour 11 min 1. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit for Florence-Siena motorway junction proceeding towards Siena / Colle di Val d'Elsa / Poggibonsi / Grosseto 40.5 km - 30 min 2. Take the exit toward Colle Val D'Elsa - SP70 - 3. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Colle di Val d'Elsa 4. Exceeds Colle di Val d'Elsa and continues towards Grosseto through SP541/Strada State Cross Maremmana 541 for about 15 km 6. The Column of Montarrenti turn right onto State Road SS73 towards Arezzo Siena Monticiano / Massa Marittima 10.8 km - * In the area of ??Frosini stopped at the shop of Food / Bar on the way, to make you a sandwich with ham / sausage / brawn / buristo / pecorino cheese (you will not regret!) 7. After the nice breakfast allocation and continue straight ahead on SS73 up to the Shell gas station 8. Turn right at State SS441/Strada 441 - Direction San Galgano (there is a sign) 9. After 2, 5 km turn left and enter the beautiful avenue of cypresses leading to San Galgano. 10. On the left is the parking, even for campers. You have arrived. 15/03/2012 San Galgano Abbey, how to get there? sangalgano.org / comearrivare_da_fire? 1/1

Visits : From one year to the interior of the Abbey is free of charge, while the Hermitage is free entry. The Abbey of San Galgano is open every day from 9 to 20 April to October and from 9:30 to 17:30 (18:30 on holidays) from November to March. There are also openings for the upcoming season evening for holidays and special occasions, we will send the calendar of openings in advance if the openings are scheduled at night. Full € 2.00 € 1.50 reduced (up to 18 years, 65 years, groups above 20 items, students with student ID, households and more than 4 members) FREE for residents of the City of Chiusdino, children 6 years, disabled companion and guide books.

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