Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore

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Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore information

Siena , Italy
Monte Oliveto Maggiore
+390 577 70 76 11
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9am-noon & 3-5pm Mon-Sat, to 6pm summer, to 12.30pm Sun
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Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore, a 14th-century monastery, is still a retreat for around 40 monks. Frescoes by Signorelli and Sodoma decorate the Great Cloister, illustrating events in the life of the ascetic St Benedict. A donation is requested to visit the library.