Reviewed in the list of the Italian historical residences, Chiostro Cennini was built in the 15th century by Francesco Cennini De 'Salamandri who succeeded in leaving the posterity a unique environment.
The colonnade that overlooks the court is the the strong point of all the cloister in fact the columns that embellish it are Ionic and Doric and come from a pagan temple.
In its long history the cloister has also been a place of spiritual retreat. It was later bought by the Countess Grottanelli and returned to all effects a farm.
In 1956 the Cozzi Lepri family bought from the countess a part of the Palazzo Cennini with annexed the cloister and the farm continued its history.
Now the Cennini Cloister is the fulcrum of the restaurant where Lucia Cozzi Lepri will welcome you in the historic terrace and in the annexed rooms.
Who enters for the first time will feel himself surrounded by the complex history of all the people who made the Cloister a unique place of its kind.
The Cennini Cloister offers to tour operators and groups typical Tuscan cuisine in the frame of the location that you can admire in the photos.
Located in the center of the historic center of Sarteano, is easily accessible by bus, the parking is only 300 mt distant.
Going up the staircase located just in front of the parking lot, you arrive in Piazza San Lorenzo, here at 69 Corso Garibaldi you will find the cloister that await you with the real tuscan hospitality and kindness.