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San Gimignano tours, the city of hundred towers, a medieval walled town in Tuscany.

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Tour in San Gimignano

San Gimignano is the town of beautiful towers. It was established on a hill by a small Etruscan community around the 3rd century BC.

San Gimignano tour, view of main walking road

During the Middle Ages San.Gimignano became a commercial nerve centre thanks to the Via Fracigena that passed through it.

It took S.Gimignano name from the bishop who saved it from the barbarians around 900 A.D. and successively became well-known and important thanks to the great concentration of artists of the epoch who decided to settle there.

There is still the proof of the many works of art that decorate the churches and convents.

San Gimignano tour Central Square

Only in the following centuries the ancient walls and cultural beauties were rediscovered and re-evaluated.
They can still be admired in this wonderful Tuscan village.

San Gimignano is visited by tourists from all over the world.

They are fascinated by its centre and architecture that still boasts 14 of the 72 towers that in ancient times were protected by a law that prohibited their demolition if more beautiful ones were not built to replace them.

We must remember the Rocca di Montestaffoli from where an unforgettable view can be enjoyed from its last remaining tower.

Among the artists who lived here we must remember Giuliano and Benedetto da Maiano who directed the Renaissance construction of the Chapel of Santa Fina and the Master Domenico Ghirlandaio who gave a narrative tract to Florentine painting while Antonio del Pollaioli carried out the work of art, in 1843, which is preserved in the Church of Sant'Agostino.

Wall of San Gimignano
A visit to the Chianti area where you can experience different types of wine tasting including a visit to San Gimignano. In this case we absolutely recommend you a visit in a winery for the winetasting an amazing experience about wine. After we will drive in Greve in Chianti before reach Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence for a wonderful view.
Let us suggest a restaurant in Chianti and not forget to visit the Rocca of San Gimignano
Dome of Siena
Siena + San Gimignano
A good day to discover two of the main cities of Tuscany, located on the border of the Chianti area. San Gimgnano with its towers and Siena with the magnificent Piazza del Campo Square and the Dome.
Tips: You can ask the driver to stop in Monteriggioni before reach Siena: nice small town where take a coffe 2 mins out road. Try the Ricciarelli and Panforte in Nannini bar in Siena
Chianti view
Chianti + San Gimignano + lunch-dinner
A long tour in Chianti where you can add a lunch or a dinner, just to best appreciate this chance. Visit the town of Chianti, drink and taste good wine in a nice one day tour and at least....pop into an elegant restaurant for a good dinner. Your driver will be waiting and take good care of you.
Tips: Let us suggest you one of our preferred restaurant in Chianti: give us some info about what kind of restaurant you like and we will find the best.