San Gimigano and its towers

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Tour Number

Activity Level

428591


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. There are large pedestrian areas. There are only public transportation vehicals. They can disturb only in some narrow streets, otherwise children can play.

Friendly: Yes.
There is a broad main street. It is a bit steepy, but can be done.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Serbo-Croatian (fluent), Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

San Gimignano hill top town


Siena is one of the most beautiful regions in Europe. It has 3 UNESCO sights in its county. San Gimignano is one of the 3. The town has grown along one of the main medieval roads connecting Northern and Central Europe with Rome, and Mediteranean. Situated on the borders between Florence, Pisa and Siena influences. It was a city state. Commercial ability of the people and geografic position made it one of the most important in Tuscany. This tour is offering you an opportunity to immerge into the historical center, enjoy the architecture, art, viewpoints, characteristic italian backroads. Great location for the photos. Local food and wine are of an exceptional interest. You may choose the right pace you prefer. More intense or slow and giving you more time to be involved in our lifestyle.

Itinerary

St Johns Gate, via St John. Historical center architecture. Back roads. Piazza della Cisterna. A typical tower hous. La Collegiata, or Duomo ( the main church) with it's fresco cyclus 15th ct. Piazza del Duomo. Viewpoint from above, skyline of the towers. Aperitivo in the main square or in tavern.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: St John's gate, San Gimignano

End location: St John's gate, or elswhere by mutual agreement

Duration: 3 hours

It is concieved as a friendly afternoon walk in the city center. Starting from Gate St John. there is a parking nearby.

Transportation

This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: My services of a tour guide in the town. I will deliver the tour as described or we can customize it around your interests

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 euro - ticket entrance to the Collegiata, ice cream or aperitivo.

What’s Extra

Other: entrances, fees, food and drinks. I presume you have your own transportation. Distance from Siena is 23 miles. From Florence 35 miles. If needed transport I might help, or customize in a FD tour including other attractions.

Restrictions

I don't have my own van,must rent it for the group of more then three persons.. I have my vehicle which is comfortable for two - three persons.

A Recent Review of this tour

Simonida was wonderful. Friendly, warm, and incredibly knowledgeable. Every question we asked, her depth of knowledge was way beyond what I expected. Totally delightful.
Patricia Papernow

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