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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

On this occasion we visited the Abbey and the wine cellars followed by a two course lunch in the restaurant.On previous occasions we have had the a la cartel menu(which was excellent)but the fixed menu of a delicious light pasta with a broth followed by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cliff H
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We were following recommended driving tours in Tuscany when we stumbled upon this monastery and were lucky enough to find them just opening the doors to visitors. Beautiful inside and out, but also very peaceful and fitting to a tour of the countryside where we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The abbey is striking to see from afar, and just as beautiful closer up. It is the center piece of a tiny village. Inside the frescos are magnificent. It was wonderful to go inside. The surprise was beyond our expectations. The altar as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

When we planned our trip to Italy friends told us we must visit Badia a Passignano for the vineyard and cellar tours followed by dinner at Osteria a Passignano. What a great suggestion that turned out to be! While the vineyard and cellar tours were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

If you are not able to book a tour through the Abbey, at least visit their Church and enjoy the architecture and paintings

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Mário Sérgio R
Reviewed 11 November 2017

An updated version of traditional food. Excellent raw materials. Impressive wine list, but, you should taste the wine produced on the estate. It is highly recommended to take the tasting menu. Expensive but definitely worth it

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank MenaS411
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Imagine such a fortress in the middle of Tuscan hillside, restored of recent and impressive as any you may encounter. The cellar tour was my highlight - you can feel the history, and smell the carefully crafted wines in their oak casks (barrique) waiting and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank FrancCAR
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stayed at Villa del Nero and toured this on Saturday morning. We didn’t know it but one of the only 4 monks who live there give a tour on Saturday. So we tagged along. Very informative. A peaceful place. Need some serious repairs. Please...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The tour of the winery was terrific. The dinner to follow was OUTSTANDING. Their wine parings made the night.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank will c
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I read on Tripadvisor that a person can visit the monastery gardens on Sundays (15:00). So, I checked it out and - it is true! A "padre" opened the door to the gardens for us and I was also able to go into the church...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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kristina r
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Thank you so much for that clarification; I did thin there was a winery/cooking classes and restaurants all at the monastery. Sounds like you had a wonderful trip. Any suggestions on "what not to miss" outside of Florence... More
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