Top attractions in San Gimignano
Ensconce yourself in Tuscan charm. Visit San Gimignano to discover the historic architecture of northern Italy, while enjoying some of the region's best white wine.
Walk the brick pavement of the Piazza della Cisterna as you nibble on some tapas and take in the bustle of the communal space. The city's many squares are great places to feel the energy of San Gimignano.
The Tuscan Collegiate Church of San Gimignano is done in a typical Roman style and enjoys the ranking of a Minor Basilica. The impressive interiors feature many frescos you don't want to miss.
A serene and well-preserved example of Roman architecture, the Sant'Agostino Church in San Gimignano was built in the 13th century. Enjoy the beautiful frescos once you're inside.
Since the 13th century, the Palazzo Comunale has housed the town hall and civic seat of San Gimignano. Stroll through the building's courtyards and lose yourself amid the imposing architecture.
An early Renaissance chapel, the Santa Fina Chapel features stunning Ghirlandaio frescoes in its arched recesses. A beautiful and classic Tuscan chapel, the church is a tranquil stop on any tour of San Gimignano.
The Piazza della Erbe is a popular city square. Traditionally piazzas have been the gathering grounds of locals. Take a turn around the square and enjoy the buzz of the crowds.
The small city of San Gimignano is absolutely best traversed on foot. You can also take the electric shuttle bus or a taxi. Getting into the city from other parts of Tuscany is best done by bus.
While you're staying in San Gimignano we recommend sampling Italian pasta. Twirl your tongue around some tagliatelli or bite into some cheesy ravioli. For dessert, enjoy heaps of different flavors of gelato from a local gelateria.
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- The best time to visit San Gimignano is when the weather is pleasant, which is from May to October. You'll find the warmest temperatures in July and August, as well as peak time for tourists.
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What people are saying about San Gimignano
Our tour guide, Julio, was absolutely fantastic! The driver, Raul, was absolutely fantastic! This tour was worth every penny. The drive was beautiful, all the locations we stopped were breathtaking. The winery lunch was delicious, and really exceeded our expectations. We enjoyed all of the information that Julio gave us and we also enjoyed the quiet alone time we were given to explore each destination. Julio has a difficult task of speaking to people in three languages, he was excellent. Very personable and warm.
A perfect day! Our guide was kind snd the tour very well done and organised. Each place with the exact time for enjoy and not get bored. And the lunch was amazing! I did the trip with my 2 years old son and he also enjoyed it and the guide brought a seat for the van and lunch for him as well. Excellent experience!
This tour was my favorite part of my trip to Tuscany. Alex was an amazing guide and was very easy to understand while speaking with a mask on, super impressive! The tour is very efficient and allows you to see all the highlights of the region in one day.
Brilliant value for money! Three towns and a full lunch with wine in one day. A really wonderful way to get to know the region in a short time. Our guide, Olivia, was friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable.
Phantastic guide Julio. So much fun. Very good driver Raoul. Was a very good organised tour. Enough free time to explore the 3 towns. A must do on a Florence holiday.