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Monastery of Sant’Anna in Camprena

Listed under Monasteries in Tuscany, Italy.

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The Renaissance built Monastery of Sant’Anna in Camprena, 10 miles out of Pienza, was used as a location for the film 'The English Patient', which has made it quite famous. Before that it was loved for its frescoes and many great artists came here to study the works.

Pilgrims and the infirm were the other visitors. They used rest here on their way to Rome and you can still arrange to stay here if you're needing a bit of the kind of TLC the beauty and traditional monastic cures afford. The monks of Sant’Anna had reputations as great healers.

Written by  AndyinItaly.

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