December 17, 2013

San Galgano Abbey, Tuscany

Photograph by I.Piccioni-A.Tiso, Invision/Redux

Italy's Tuscan countryside is home to the Abbey of San Galgano, founded by Cistercian monks in the 13th century. The nearby chapel at Montesiepi is famously the site of a sword embedded in stone, said by some to have ties to Arthurian legend.

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