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.
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.
This is a walking tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euro - ticket entrance to the Collegiata, ice cream or aperitivo.
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.
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Simonida was wonderful. Friendly, warm, and incredibly knowledgeable. Every question we asked, her depth of knowledge was way beyond what I expected. Totally delightful.