Things to see and do - Vallombrosa
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Vallombrosa Travel guide
Vallombrosa : Michelin's recommendations
Nestled in a magnificent dark green fir forest, Vallombrosa owes its fame to the poets Milton and Lamartine who celebrated it in their work. In 1028 a young Florentine nobleman, Giovanni Gualberto, founded a community here based on the Benedictine model. Its monastery has preserved its 16C and 17C appearance.
Tourist attractions Vallombrosa : Things to see and do
Via San-Benedetto 2
The monastery has been altered several times since its foundation by St John Gualbert and has preserved its16C and 17C appearance. Its noble facade, pierced by casement windows in pietra serena was designed by Gherardo Silvani (1635-1640). On the rig..