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Full-Day Private Tour to San Galgano and Montalcino from Siena
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Chiusdino, Italy
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

........there is a sword stuck in a rock. Unfortunately it is hard to examine in detail because of the rather scratched and discoloured Perspex done that has been placed over the sword and stone in the middle of the chapel. Apparently the sword has been...More

Thank arborfieldman
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Old church built over Gargano sword for n stone he placed there in 1180 turning to life of peace. Interesting place. Neat gift shop. Can do it n less than 20 minutes. Up hill from big destroyed Abby.

Thank TheDotdog
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sword encased by San Galgano that was a knight from Chiusdino. He embedded his own sword as a symbol of peace to definitely give up arms and begin a new life in faith as a hermit at Hermitage of Monte Siepi.

Thank LadyoftheLake1
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This real story seems like a fairy tale but when the noble knight Galgano Guidotti decided to dedicate his life to God in 1180, he sticked his sword into this rock to symbolize peace and redention. Now this sword looks like a cross. One of...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We got there walking from the Abbey of San Galgano, it is a nice walk. The building is beautiful and you can see a knights sword in stone when st Galgano decided to spend rest of his life as a hermit and put his armor...More

Thank Edyta2013pl
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Easy to miss the Eremo when you're visiting Sam Galgano. Take the short lovely walk from the cathedral to the Eremo and imagine what it was like to walk here centuries ago... The sword in the rock is definitely worth contemplating. Less known that its...More

Thank Chambesy
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A church with a sword in a rock, an an abbey without a roof. Now really worth the visit tomorrow be honest.

Thank Eddy D
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice church where you can see the only sword in the rock in the world. Just 500 meters walking distance from the San Galgano church.

Thank Francesco P
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

It was an interesting walk from the church, its a very interesting place... The kids also loved the story of the knight who turned into a priest.

Thank jinouh
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We visited here at the same time as St Galgano Abbey. It was just a short walk up the hill to see the sword in the stone. I thought the building was really lovely and there were some faint remains of frescos in the little...More

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