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Merse River
San Galgano Abbey and Val di Merse by bike
Discover the region's history, nature and art by bike

This route is of great historical and artistic interest as it passes through the Cistercian abbey of San Galgano and the Romanesque church of Montesiepi, with its famous ‘Sword in the Stone’ and a beautiful fresco cycle by Ambrogio Lorenzetti. The route also passes through the church of Chesino, where it is said that San Galgano lived as a hermit. 

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