San Gimignano, dream of Middle Ages

Cultural & Theme Tours in San Gimignano

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Tour description provided by Viator

Together with your local guide you will discover the Unesco World Heritage site of San Gimignano! Walking through the little alleys and least crowded streets, we will learn about the history of this treasure of the Middle Age; we will know more about its "hundreds towers" and typical products, the importance of an ancient pilgrimage way called Via Francigena and we will be fascinated by astonishing and old artworks of important artists known all over the world as Domenico Ghirlandaio and Benozzo Gozzoli. From its strategic position, up on a hill in the middle of Tuscany, you will be enchanted by breath-taking panoramas you will never forget!
Starting from our meeting poin in Piazzale di Montemaggio, we will walk along the main streets reaching Piazza della Cisterna and Piazza del Duomo. Going through the little alleys and least crowded streets we will reach the Church of S. Agostino, the medieval water tanks and beautiful views from the original XIII century walls. We will also climb up on a tower to have a 360-degrees view on the surrounding landscapes and countryside. During the tour you will learn about the origins and history of the village, its legends and traditions, you will receive some suggestions by your local guide to enjoy the rest of your stay, to have the most exciting experience!

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off