The Val d'Elsa and the near Val di Merse areas are full of the parish churches or abbeys situated just a few kilometres far from Bichi Borghesi where you can celebrate catholic ceremonies.
The beautiful Abbey of SS. Salvatore and Cirino is located in the small, ancient village of Abbadia a Isola (10 km) and it was a fundamental stage along of the Via Francigena pilgrimage route.
Also in the Val d'Elsa they are Badia a Coneo (10km) and the church of Santa Maria Assunta in within the walls of the castle Monteriggioni (15km).
In the Val di Merse are well-known the Pieve of San Giovanni Scola (Pievescola - 8km) and the spectacular Abbey of San Galgano and the circular church of Montesiepi famous for the sword stuck in the rock.
Abbazia di SS. Salvatore e Cirino - Badia a Coneo - chiesa di S.Maria Assunta: Don Doriano mob. 3356651581 email@example.com
Pieve di San Giovanni a Scola (Pievescola): Don Adrian Bodoruta 0577.961049 firstname.lastname@example.org
Abbazia San Galgano: for the caremonies in the abbey (mostly civil), please contact the Municipality of Chiusdino +39 (0) 577 751055.
Pieve di Montesiepi (Catholic rite) Don Vito tel 0577 750 301 (afternoon), 0577 756700 (morning)