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  1. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Good restaurant in village near Sant'Antimo.
  2. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Old olive trees.
  3. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    View from the church.
  4. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

  5. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Walking trail to Montalcino.
  6. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Carved animals in the church.
  7. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Inside the Romanesque church.
  8. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Visiting hours and chanting schedule.
  9. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Carved animals at the entrance.
  10. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Carved animals at the entrance.
  11. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

  12. Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Sant'Antimo Abbey

    Set in a picturesque valley south of Montalcino.
  13. Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Opening hours and rules.
  14. Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    The church.
  15. Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Entrance with Della Robbia ceramic.
  16. Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    Monte Oliveto Maggiore

    View of the abbey from the road.
  17. Ann R

    Tuscany Best Day in Chianti Classico Region

    Days in Florence are full and rich in art and history, but in this city of stone it is difficult to find the soothing color of green provided by plants and trees. After a week in Florence you may wish to rent a car and take off for the Chianti Classico Region. Only minutes out of the historic...
  18. PokeyMindy

    Florence Shopping, Restaurants, Tours in Florence

    I want to share a few places I went shopping, eating, strolling and various other observations while I was in Florence, April 27 - May4th, 2013. I updated these notes after I returned to Florence in 2015. FLORENCE AIRPORT Getting a taxi at the airport in Florence was easy. Once you exit the...
  19. Pauline

    Tuscany Etruscan Pathways

    Over 2,000 years ago the ancient Etruscans around Pitigliano cut into the volcanic tufa rock to create pathways (Vie Cave which means excavated roads or cuts). These pathways are usually three meters wide and half a kilometer or more in length. The depth varies but many are more than 15 meters...
  20. Pauline

    Tuscany Profile - Sant'Antonio Country Resort, vacation rentals in Tuscany

    For this month's profile we talked to Nico Pannevis, owner of Sant'Antonio Country Resort, an estate in the heart of Tuscany, near Montepulciano, with villas, cottages and apartments. Nico and Elena Pannevis It was a roundabout route that brought Nico Pannevis to Tuscany by way of Africa and...
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