San Gimignano "Tuscany" Total relaxion immersed in history
Updated: May 13, 2021
San Gimignano, a small fortified town halfway between Florence and Siena, is famous for its architecture and its beautiful medieval towers that make the city profile truly unique.
Piazza del Duomo-San Gimignano
The Cathedral of San Gimignano, dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, or Collegiate Church, dominates the square of the same name from the top of a staircase. Built in 1100, it is one of the examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany. Inside there are some of the beautiful frescoes by the major Tuscan artists of the time.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990, San Gimignano is one of the small pearls of the province of Siena and also offers excellent local products such as saffron and white wine called Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
San Gimignano as well as being a cultural location full of history is also a place to relax in one of the many small villages with typical stone structures.
Tours and Guided Tours in Tuscany
Lovers of organized tours will find various proposals for short and long-term tours in Tuscany to choose from.
Tours in Tuscany can be of various types, starting from the most classic to discover the most beautiful cities in the region up to the most current food and wine tours and shopping tours.
Those who have never visited Tuscany or want to do it comfortably can choose a guided tour that will take them to know the splendid Tuscan cities of art, such as Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca and the most famous areas of the region, such as Chianti, Val d 'Orcia and the Maremma.
Tuscany is also a land of great culinary traditions, fine wines and excellent extra virgin olive oil and to better discover its flavors and typical products a food and wine tour is certainly a good opportunity.