Tuscany offers many opportunities when it comes to wedding venues but celebrating your wedding in San Galgano, allows you to experience the true and most beautiful ancient Tuscan venues.
Read about San Galgano Abbey and the many wedding venues in Tuscany for your Italian wedding.
Where is San Galgano
The Abbey of San Galgano is in the valley of the river Merse in between the cities of Chiusdino and Monticiano in the province of Siena. It is surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside, nestled in a little heaven that can be admired in every season and weather. The aura of the abbey and the environment which it is in makes the Abbey one of the best wedding venues in Tuscany.
The Abbey was built in 1218 by the Cistercian monks: they used to build their monasteries close to rivers and along important passageways. The abbey is one of the best examples of Italian gothic architectures of the beginning of middle age.
Who was San Galgano
The sword in the rock has attracted many tourists over the decades and the area still fascinates people, especially since a lot of mystery surrounds the character of Sir Galgano. It is said that his hair kept growing blond hair after his death.
San Galgano Abbey attracts pilgrims from all over the world and has a magical and mystical aura around it, which makes it a wonderful wedding venue that will fascinate your guests and make your wedding in San Galgano a day to remember.
Wedding in San Galgano Abbey
Flowers and music can be arranged to create the most romantic and magical celebration. Since the central nave does not have a rooftop. It allows you to have an outdoor wedding with the beautiful gothic ruins of the monastery.
We are ready to welcome you and your guests for your wedding in San Galgano: we will show you the surroundings and help you out with your wedding planning along with having you as dear guests at our Tuscany farm house.
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