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San Gimignano: 1.5-Hour City Highlights Walking Tour

Product ID: 351346
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See the highlights of San Gimignano on a guided walking tour. Visit Piazza Della Cisterna and Piazza del Duomo and get to know the history, legends, and culinary traditions of this charming town famous for its production of saffron and Vernaccia wine.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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English, French, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history and legends of San Gimignano
  • Admire the picturesque towers in the city center
  • Take in scenic views of the countryside from the ancient walls
  • Hear about the ancient process making and usage of saffron
  • Learn more about the local Vernaccia wine
Full description
Meet your guide for a city highlights tour in front of the grand Porta San Giovanni, the main gate, and continue along Via San Giovanni, once a pilgrimage route to Rome. Discover the history of the economic center Piazza Della Cisterna, as well as the Piazza del Duomo, the religious and political center of the town.  

Then, admire the medieval 'beautiful towers,' and hear stories about the process making of saffron - the so-called 'gold of San Gimignano.' On this tour, you'll also learn about the famous locally produced Vernaccia wine. Your journey will end at the main square - the Piazza del Duomo.
Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

In front of the grand Porta San Giovanni. Your guide will have a green badge.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• Comfortable clothes are recommended
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From US$ 167.47 US$ 133.98 Per group up to 20

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Product ID: 351346