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San Gimignano: The Medieval City

San Gimignano: The Medieval City

Discover how people used to once live in a tower here during the Middle Ages, and many more mysterious historical facts during this tour of the medieval city of San Gimignano. A professional local guide will be available every Sunday at 11:00 am in front of the San Gimignano Tourist Office in Piazza Duomo, ready to help you start exploring the city. The visit starts in Piazza Duomo, where most of the medieval towers are concentrated, then it continues along the medieval main street of the city, called Via San Matteo. You will continue until you reach the Church of Sant’Agostino, built in the late 13th Century, with splendid Renaissance frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli. You will then go back toward the city center through some side streets, stopping to admire the views from the ruins of the Montestaffoli fortress. The tour will end in Piazza della Cisterna, surrounded by very well preserved medieval buildings and towers.

Private Guided Tour in San Gimignano

Private Guided Tour in San Gimignano

Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour and discover the unique histories of noble families that lived once in San Gimignano. At Cistern Piazza, you can taste a famous ice cream that has won many prizes. At the Piazza Duomo square, you will admire the Public Palace and the wonderful Cathedral. If you choose to visit the palace, you will explore the Civic Museum and the highest tower in the town, from where you can take wonderful pictures of the surrounding landscapes. If you prefer to enter the Cathedral, you will be able to admire well-preserved frescoes. Witness panoramic views from the Montestaffoli Fortress where the Vernaccia Museum is also situated. Docg white wine is produced in this area. The guide will suggest that you have a toast in a wine shop (at a little extra cost).

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