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Eremo di Montesiepi, Chiusdino

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  • 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. No...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • This the place where the sword still sticks in a stone. Maybe the origin of King Arthur's sword tale.
  • A must visit in this place began the Hermitage of San Galgano Guidotti, young Knight of nearby Siena, who decided to put an end to a life of violence by planting his sword in a rock and venerating in it the Mystic cross of Passion. The structure combines different types of architectural and artistic territory. Beautiful, magical.
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  • To visit only for the sword in the stone and the beautiful dome. Magnificent landscape. Road uphill
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  • From here it seems the legend of the sword in the stone but was Plumb bisti welded wisely attempts to remove it in time from visitors. 😁
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  • The Italian version of "the sword in the stone" ... seriously, the site of the conversion of Saint Galgano. Interesting Interior, beautiful views of Chiusdino.
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