Sant’Antimo. Tuscany. Italy. View of entrance to the 12th century abbey church of Sant’Antimo with a beautiful setting nestled amid ancient olive trees, green pastures and vineyards. One of the finest Romanesque religious buildings in Italy, the church was founded as a Benedictine church and monks continue to live here and chant Latin prayers. The abbey is only 9 kilometres from Montalcino in Southern Tuscany.