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Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey
Via Abbazia 1, 53020 Chiusure Driving directions
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Opening hours

9.15am-noon, 3.15pm-6pm (5pm in winter)

Description

The rose-coloured buildings of the mother-house of the Olivetians, a congegration founded in 1313, stands on a hillside among a landscape of cypress trees. Do not miss the great cloisters decorated with a series of frescoes by Luca Signorelli and by Sodoma. The abbey church, refurbished in Baroque style, contains a set of magnificent choirstalls, made by Fra Giovanni da Verona in 1505.

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Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

  • Reinforced health protocols
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    899 m - S.P. 451 di MonteOliveto, 53041 Cristena
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    9.6 (224 reviews)
    2.44 Km - Strada Provinciale 451 "di Monte Oliveto", 53041 Asciano
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    2.46 Km - 53041 Cristena

Where to eatnearby

  • From €35 to €80
    La Locanda del Castello
    MICHELIN 2021
    4.47 Km - piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 4, 53020 San Giovanni d'Asso
  • From €14 to €45
    Il Conte Matto
    MICHELIN 2021
    9.96 Km - via Taverne 40, 53020 Trequanda
  • From €20 to €50
    La Tinaia
    MICHELIN 2021
    11 Km - località Casa Bianca, 53041 Asciano