San Gimignano


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Activity Level



Shopping, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), German (fluent), Italian (fluent), Portuguese (conversational)

In the footsteps of the pilgrim

3) In the Footsteps of the Pilgrims: San Gimignano

We visit the Medieval gem, San Gimignano, described as the Manhattan of Tuscany for its tower-houses inhabited by rich merchants who traded along the Via Francigena, which led pilgrims from all over Europe to Rome. We get to the famous square Piazza della Cisterna and then to the stunning Collegiata Church, the Torre Grossa and the Torri Gemelle.


We meet in front of the gate Porta San Giovanni, walk along the old Francigena way to reach Piazza della Cisterna, the public palaca with its Torre Grossa, the duomo or Collegiata Church, the Torri Gemelle and the Montestaffoli fortress

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: San Giovanni's Gate In San Gimignano

End location: Piazza della Cisterna in San Gimignano

Duration: 2 hours


on foot

What’s Included

Other: The 2 hours walking tour of San Gimignano. Transportation and entrance fees are not included

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 Euro - Entrance fee of the Collegiata

What’s Extra

Other: food, souvenirs or museum entrances

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Roberta is a great friendly and knowledgeable guide. She is enthusiastic, accommodating and speaks great English. She made our trip special
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