Tuscany Sights

Badia a Passignano (Abbey of Passignano)

  • Via Passignano 20 Map It
  • Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 06/07/2016

Fodor's Review

The dining hall of the towering 11th-century Abbey of Passignano houses a stunningly massive, 21-foot-wide Last Supper (1476) by Domenico and Davide Ghirlandaio, and the monastery's church has a 13th-century sculpture of St. Michael slaying the dragon. At this writing, the Ghirlandaio fresco is undergoing extensive restoration, but even if you can't get to see the Last Supper, it's still worth the drive to visit the rest of the abbey and to walk in the beautiful countryside.

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Via Passignano 20, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Tuscany, 50028, Italy

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Published 06/07/2016


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