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Abbadia San Salvatore

 

Abbadia San Salvatore

(San Salvatore abbey)

 

Abbadia San Salvatore is popular both in the summer and in the winter (for skiing). In the centre of the town is the abbey founded in 743 by the Longobard King Rachis and rebuilt in a Romanesque style in 1036. The sacristy was added at the end of the 13th century, and the abbey has been modified on various occasions over the centuries, the last restoration being in 1968-71. There are various works of art inside, including a fresco by Francesco Nasini, the Martirio di San Bartolomeo. Beneath there is a crypt pre-dating the construction of the church, with as many as thirty-six columns, each one with a different capital. Little remains, however, of the ancient monastery to the left of the church. 

 

To visit in Abbadia San Salvatore: 

  • The Abbey
  • The church of Ermeta
  • The old town 
  • The mine museum
  • The small lake of Abbadia San Salvatore
  • The hot springs of Bagni di San Filippo
  • The Shopping

For the evening:

  • Pub Luchy lake,
  • Pub Baby ball
  • Pub Piano bar Arbolè