Abbey of Sant'Antimo
Visit the tranquillity and beauty of this ancient abbey, a former Benedictine monastery; located among olive trees and vineyards, it's a haven of calm and easily combined with a trip to Montalcino and particularly special if you are able to catch the lyrical Gregorian chants of monks during…
The Abbey of Sant'Antimo is beautiful and the drive to it is very scenic. We enjoy relaxing under the shade of the olive trees here and enjoying the view.
You will not forget this mistic place. And I will be glad to tell you all his amazing history!
Historic Romanesque abbey in a scenic area with a bookstore & multiple daily prayer times.
It is a place of great spiritual depth. At certain times of the year beautiful concerts, both instrumental and choral, are held. È un luogo di grande spessore spirituale, dove in certi periodi dell’anno si tengono anche bellissimi concerti, sia strumentali che corali.
in the middle of vineyards and olive trees, a few kilometers from Montalcino, this millenary Abbey worth a visit. Monks community is still active, take a look on their little botanical garden!
Sant’Antimo è un’antichissima Abbazia abitata nei secoli dai monaci benedettini. La Chiesa attuale è stata edificata all’inizio del XII secolo, ma le origini dell’Abbazia sono molto più antiche. La leggenda fa risalire la fondazione di Sant’Antimo al IX secolo, all’epoca del Sacro Romano Impero,…
“Main sights: Piazza Grande, The Vasari Loggia, Episcopal Palace, Palazzo Cofani-Brizzolari, church of Santa Maria della Pieve. Arezzo has a starring role in Roberto Benigni's film "Life Is Beautiful" ”
“The tiny trattoria "il Pomodoro" (Tomato) serves pizza, pasta and local fare. Food shopping also along the main drag.”
Administrative Area Level 3
“represents a remarkably conserved medieval walled hill-top village, elliptical in shape; strategically located between Siena and Arezzo. ”
“amazing place where according to the legend there is the famous sword in the rock”
“The abbey complex has a cloister with a stunning cycle of frescoes about the life of Saint Benedict, founder of the abbey's order. The setting is magical. Be there by midday to ensure entry.”