Badia di Santa Maria di Montepiano, Montepiano

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  • well pay a visit to the Abbey in Montepiano, perhaps leaving the car and walk, a small walk in a truly fantastic
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  • one of the oldest churches present on national territory. an immense fortune and hardly equaled pride ...
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  • The Abbey of Montepiano was built in the early 11th century in place of a Hermitage founded by blessed Peter the hermit (died 1098 and buried beneath the high altar of the Church). In 1138 step ' to religious assistance Vallombrosan monks who care for the people of the place. It's all in stone, a nave with two side chapels: very nice website, with semicircular Romanesque arch and a large lintel in a single block of stone. The Interior, with beamed ceiling frescoes of the ' 200, of uncertain attribution.
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  • The Abbey of Santa Maria in Montepiano was built at the beginning of the 11th century and consecrated in 1105, instead of a Hermitage previously founded by blessed Peter the hermit (died 1098 and buried beneath the high altar of the Church). In 1138 passed to monastic practices Vallombrosan monks who, in addition, forestry and aid to pilgrims and wayfarers, care of religious assistance for the people of the place. During the early Middle Ages was a thriving Center of studies, generously assisted by the counts Alberti. It's all in stone, a nave with two side chapels built in later periods. It is decorated on the outside with hanging arches, that the façade is supported by small columns. Very nice website, with semicircular Romanesque arch and a large lintel in a single block of stone. The Interior, with beamed ceiling frescoes of the ' 200, of uncertain attribution; According to some of the works were painted by Cimabue and Giotto, but is more likely to be an artist's Prato Byzantine works.
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  • Very nice
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  • A real surprise, surrounded by greenery and hidden to most people, with fine frescoes.
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  • Small but beautiful Abbey, there have been several times in a few kilometers from Montepiano always beautiful, to Sunday a few niggles for parking.
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  • Religious Abbey to immerse in total harmony and meditation with ourselves. Nearby is the garden of the Sun where you can begin the path of the Sun, I invite you to do so.
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