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Discover 9 places to see in Montalcino

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Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

The Abbey of Sant'Antimo, Italian: Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, is a former Benedictine monastery in the comune of Montalcino, Tuscany, central Italy. It is approximately 10 km from Montalcino about 9 km from the Via Francigena, the pilgrim route to Rome. After many years of disuse, the abbey was reoccupied in 1992 by a small community of Premonstratensian Canons Regular. Since January 2016, the occupants are a community of monks of the Olivetan Benedictine order.
A tributary of the river Orcia, the Starcia, runs near the abbey.

The name

The name of the abbey may refer to Saint Anthimus of Rome, whos


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Church of the Madonna del Soccorso (Montalcino)

The Madonna or Santa Maria del Soccorso is a Roman Catholic Co-cathedral church or Sanctuary located at Via Spagni in Montalcino, region of Tuscany, Italy. The church was erected across the centuries and thus erected in multiple styles, including a renaissance layout, baroque interiors, and a neoclassical facade.

History

The church was initially built at the site of a chapel set against the walls of the town, with a frescoed Madonna and Child. A church build around this icon was consecrated in 1330. In 1553, it gained the title of Santa Maria del Soccorso after a repulse of besieging landsknech


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Church of San Francesco (Montalcino)

The San Francisco church is a sacred building is located at the end of via Ricci in Montalcino. Today no longer officiated, is owned by the municipality of Montalcino.

History and description


It was rebuilt in the 13th century on the spot where stood the Church of Sant'Angelo in Castelvecchio. The Church was converted in the 18th century by Thomas P. Frescoes by Vincenzo Tamagni (1510), with stories of the life of the Virgin, the Domine quo vadis? and the fall of Simon Magus.
In the left aisle, a painting by Ventura Salimbeni with St. Simon Stock it receives from the Virgin the scapular. The


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Chiesa di Sant'Agostino (Montalcino)

Augustine's Church is a sacred building situated along the middle of Montalcino.

History and description

The construction of the imposing church refers to the first three hundred.
The façade is divided into two parts by a list of stone: the lower one is opened by a pointed portal with pinnacles and frame decorated in stylized sheets; the upper one appears the result of restoration, with the inclusion of a large eye with rosette. The Interior repeats the usual convent with a wide nave ending in a square chapel with a cross Vault.
Left the monastic premises you collect around the two cloisters;
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Church of Sant'Egidio (Montalcino)

The Church of Sant'Egidio or Church of Siena is a Catholic place of worship located in Montalcino, in the province of Siena.

History and description

It was built in 1325 to replace another demolished to construct the formwork. It was the official Church of the Republic of Siena to Montalcino. Presents a simple Romanesque façade of stone; high above the eye, the sock. The oldest building are perhaps some sculptures placed in the outer walls. Good workmanship is the belltower.
The Interior has a single nave; leaning against the walls, stone pillars supporting the roof beams with alternating big


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Duomo of Montalcino

Montalcino Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Montalcino, Concattedrale di San Salvatore) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Montalcino in the province of Siena, Italy. Formerly the seat of the bishops of Montalcino, since 1986 it has been a co-cathedral in the Archdiocese of Siena-Colle di Val d'Elsa-Montalcino. It is dedicated to the Holy Saviour (San Salvatore).

History

The church that was to become the cathedral was constructed in the 14th century on the site of the ancient pieve of San Salvatore, believed to have been built around the year 1000, and was elevated to the status of cathedral in 1462


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FORTEZZA DI MONTALCINO

It is an important example of military architecture of pentagonal shape. The visitor can access from the courtyard to the stands and towers from where you can enjoy a wonderful panorama.


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MONTALCINO MUSEUMS-ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN

Thanks to an agreement made between the municipality and the Curia, represents one of the most significant collections of Sienese art that offers an almost complete overview of artistic production of Montalcino and Siena's medieval and Renaissance school. The archaeological section, which houses exhibits ranging from prehistoric times to the Etruscan period.


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