Abbadia San Salvatore

The Abbazia di San Salvatore or Abbadia San Salvatore is an abbey in the town of Abbadia San Salvatore, Tuscany, Italy.

The traditional account of its origin indicates that the Lombard king Ratchis founded the abbey in 743, entrusting it to the Benedictines. Later,when it passed in the hands of the Cistercians, the abbey played an important regional role, being often in conflict with the houses of the Aldobrandeschi and the Orsini.



Church of San Leonardo

founded in the 13th century by Benedictine monks it has been known since 1296. It’s a very small church, characterized by two medieval doorways and the Bell Tower built later, more precisely, in the 18th century.
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The Mining Museum of Abbadia San Salvatore

 In the western part  of the village is located the Mining museum of Abbadia San Salvatore, which has been renovated recently by the municipality.