We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monastero della Certosa del Galluzzo

Via della Buca di Certosa 2, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 204 9226
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful monastery

This place is full of history and beauty. It is a working monastery, they make a great selection of... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Tibi E
via mobile
Lovely!

The Monastero della Certosa del Galluzzo is a beautiful functioning monastery on Via Buca di... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2016
Ibadanboy
,
Nairobi, Kenya
Read all 116 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“monks” (8 reviews)
“cemetery” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Via della Buca di Certosa 2, 50124, Florence, Italy
CONTACT
Website
+39 055 204 9226
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
75
Reviews (116)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This place is full of history and beauty. It is a working monastery, they make a great selection of liquors, creams and honey. If you arrive at the right time you can get a tour by one of the monks.

Thank Tibi E
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Monastero della Certosa del Galluzzo is a beautiful functioning monastery on Via Buca di Certosa in Certosa. Lovely grounds, impressive paintings and art work and a cam and peaceful atmosphere. Nice!

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The title was picked so readers would know I have absolutely NOTHING to compare this tour with. We did find it very interesting. We arrived at sunset. Our guide gave our group a private showing. Not being Catholic, there were some things I just could...More

1  Thank DaytonWoman
Reviewed 30 December 2014

As a location of tremendous art historical importance and beauty, the Certosa del Galluzzo deserves five stars, hands down. The paintings and sculptures by Pontormo, the Della Robbia, and Francesco da Sangallo are treasures of Renaissance culture and should be easily accessible to a broad...More

8  Thank RachelFromNYC
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We were in Florence in June 2014. Our B&B was few hundreds meters away and it was also close to this lovely restaurant la Certosa. On the last day in Certose, before we headed to Siena and we went to this monastery. A tour started...More

Thank sindy_leimann
Reviewed 23 July 2013 via mobile

As a group we had a personal tour from 6pm after it was closed to the public. Our guide took us around the Monastery where we viewed several hundred years of history from the small secluded rooms where the monks spent 23 hours of the...More

4  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Whenever I come here, I enjoy the tranquillity and the exceptional architecture of the Certosa of Galluzzo. Excellent products on sale in the Certosa store, too.

1  Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Not far from Firenze, you will find this important Monastery with an overwhelming architecture . It was here that Le Corbusier opened his mind for a collective life. Before planning a visit, inform when guided tours are organised as the monastery is not open for...More

2  Thank Toscana981
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Tour is given by a monk in Italian. Amazing views, gorgeous monastery, many donated historical paintings.

Thank tuscanpro
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Not sure how open it is to the public, the monks have taken a vow of solitude. We toured with a guide and were allowed in many areas. The paintings were beautiful. It is said the hold the oldest crucifix. We had a fun dinner...More

1  Thank Judy E Smith
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pasticceria Ruggini
22 reviews
.86 km away
La Bianchina
228 reviews
.68 km away
Villa Castiglione Ristorante in Vino Veritas
59 reviews
1.41 km away
Ristorante La Certosa
96 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pesci Camping Store
5 reviews
.71 km away
Caffe Latino
6 reviews
2.25 km away
Pieve Di Sant'Alessandro a Giogoli
5 reviews
2.49 km away
Tuscany MTB Guide
15 reviews
2.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monastero della Certosa del Galluzzo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit