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53024 Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great, view is stunning, very quiet. It was the almost the only green place in Tuscany in October. What is really important is to select the right road. We chose the wrong one and there were so many turns, that we almost...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2018

wonderful serene old abbey among century old olive trees, part of the former pilgrimage circuit to Rome

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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Really loved this place! The one regret I have is that we did not plan the visit to experience the Gregorian mass on Sunday. Very much worth the time to experience this beautiful place!

Thank MerMerAustin
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable experience. Be a pilgrim, report history and enjoy this great place to visit in Tuscany. Superior video tour.

Thank Tim Z
Reviewed 11 October 2018

It's a little off the beaten track, but that means no big crowds. There were tour buses coming and going, but we arrived between groups, so it was very peaceful inside. There is little ornamentation inside apart from a few decaying frescoes and some carvings....More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This simple Abbey has something special about it that draws you in and caused us to spend some time admiring it and its surroundings.

Thank ray61NJ
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Walk fro Montalcino ok but views not that great. Worth it for the exercise and the bus back is convenient.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I chose Montalcino because of the Brunello wine. You can see endless grape vines hanging low with grapes and experience beautiful views in & out of town. It’s definitely worth a stop!

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Abbey made of onyx which gives the building an special “glitter”. You get beautiful Tuscan views from this point.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I am using this topic to post a general review of Montalcino. When approaching Montalcino, the traveller gets a spectacular view of an ancient village on a hilltop. A walk through the inside of the city walls is also very nice. However, if it comes...More

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16 May 2018|
Response from Stamatis B | Reviewed this property |
There are Chants sung at specific hours each day.
Juan D
16 April 2018|
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Response from Stamatis B | Reviewed this property |
There are Chants at specific hours each day.
10 September 2017|
Response from Loreen K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the abbey should be open daily 10:30-12:30 and then again 2:30-6:30 pm But the chants are not live anymore ( but recorded) since it was a small group of monks who returned to their order in France. Last I had heard... More