Historic Centre of San Gimignano, San Gimignano

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Historic Centre of San Gimignano is a World Heritage Site renowned for its medieval architecture. Enclosed by a 13th-century wall, the hilltop town boasts panoramic views of the bucolic Tuscan countryside. Admire the numerous towers that dot the town skyline, as well as its many Romanesque and Gothic churches. Take a break from sightseeing in one of the many cafes and restaurants that line the quaint village streets. Put Historic Centre of San Gimignano and other San Gimignano attractions into our San Gimignano tour itinerary planning tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • One of the diamonds in Tuscany is San Gimignano. The old center is build on a hillside and has lovely, small streets and you find a lot of good places to eat (and signs to find those places...  more »
  • An exceptional medieval city. Famous for its characteristic stone towers. From a distance, it looks like medieval Manhattan. The city is very beautiful and definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • An absolute must to see and climb. The towers aren't that difficult to go up if you're in okay shape and the views from the above are absolutely spectacular. TIP for visitors: learn on wikipedia about the significance of this place so that you can truly appreciate it when visiting!
  • Postcard perfect. Beautiful, historic. A jewel in the countryside of Tuscany

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