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Abbazia dei Santi Salvatore e Cirino

Badia a Isola was one of the sections of the Via Francigena according to the route travelled by Sigeric, Archbishop of Canterbury, who in 994 journeyed from Rome to Canterbury. This is where Ava, the widow of Ildebrando dei Signori di Staggia, had a church built and also at his own expense on February 4, 1001, established a monastery, which came with a land holding of 42 farms. Through the monastery (which appointed the abbot), the family was able to consolidate its portfolio and control the area. The abbey’s church is situated in the middle of the fortified complex of Abbadia a Isola and consists of three-nave basilica. The current church is built where a previous ecclesiastical building stood, which had a three-nave layout divided by pillars, ended in the apse and vaunted a crypt.

GENERAL INFO
Address
Loc. Abbadia Isola, 53035 Abbadia Isola SI, Italia
Municipality
Abbadia Isola, Monteriggioni (SI)
Diocese
Siena - Colle di Val D'Elsa – Montalcino
GPS coordinates
43.3874886,11.195117400000072
Opening hours
2-7pm
Hours for Mass
Weekends: winter: 5pm. Summer: 5pm. Non-working days / Before holidays: 5pm
Accommodation contact person
Don Doriano Carraro Giorgio
Telephone
0577 304214
Accessibility
yes
CONFESSION
Name (priest, religious figure, monk, nun)
Don Doriano Carraro Giorgio
Address
Piazza Cristo re, 2 – 53035 - Castellina Scalo, Monteriggioni (SI)
Telephone, email
Tel 0577 304214
 
Accessibility
Yes, ground floor
NOTES

Yes, evening prayers in Pieve di San Cirino, next to the hospital, at 9pm daily. Multifaith prayers.

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