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Getting there:


San Galgano lies in the Val di Merse area, about 35 km (19 miles) southwest of Siena. It is a  place easy to reach. 

From Siena: take  the State road  No. 73, towards Massa Marittima  and follow the road signs, (San Galgano is close to Monticiano, about half way between Siena and Massa Marittima). The map

From Rome: take the Autostrada A1 and exit at Valdichiana. Then take the highway towards Siena, when you are in the ring road exit at "San Marco" and follow the instructions above mentioned   The map

From Florence: Take the highway to Siena, when you are in the ring road exit at "San Marco" and follow the instructions above mentioned. The map

The round temple is, like most Italian churches, open in the morning and in the afternoon. The roofless abbey is open all the time.

Where to stayIf you are looking for an accommodation in Tuscany, this website has many holiday villas, apartment, farmhouse rentals or bed and breakfasts to browse through. Most of the holiday accommodation can be booked direct from the property owner

Distances:  Florence: 55 miles; Massa Marittima 30 miles; Perugia 86 miles;  Pisa 99 miles; Rome 70 miles; San Gimignano 32 miles; Siena 19 miles, the sea side 31 miles