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This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval...more
Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The high point is the reconstruction of San Gimignano as it was in the 13th and 14th centuries. The handmade exhibits include the 72 tower houses symbols of the city power in the that time period.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town of San Gimignano is like an open air museum with locals going about their daily routines. There is often more tourists than locals in the streets - tourists come by the busload during the daytime. If you come by car, be aware that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kinne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trip with Trafalgar for a white Christmas in Europe tour. Weather was great and beauty overseeing from the-top was breath taking About an hour from Florence. Town built in mountain. Lots to see, lot of shops and shop keepers were friendly and courtesy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cluttercatvincent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, an easy and good day trip from Siena. Around a 50-60 min trip. Easy bus ride. Buy ticket from any tobacco outlet. Good town to walk around. Things a little closed in winter but not an issue. Enough open to enjoy the day. But...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jennyc684
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Not far from Siena or Florence, went there before lunch time , is worth to go and visit this small medieval Town,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gastronomicius
Reviewed 12 December 2018

most of the shops are very touristy, but the buildings and alleyways are fantastic, great views around every corner. It was raining when we were there so we didn't get great pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tdhat
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Interesting stop to review the city the way it once looked hundreds of years ago. Very well put together, look foe the little pig to show your location in the model! :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gene B
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Enjoy a stroll through this historic walled hill town with remaining famous towers. Excellent local art gallery and extraordinary frescoes in the Collegiate Church. Don’t miss the Ghirlandaio frescoes in the chapel of Santa Fina.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our morning cappuccino and delicious croissant each day in the lovely walled city of San Gimignano. The shop owner is Marcella, who is delightful and makes the best espresso. The pastries, cookies and chocolates are wonderful. The address is 88 Via San Giovanni...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3pegs
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We loved our visit and enjoyed coffee in cafes, incredible ice cream and a medieval festival. Fantastic, memorable experience. A tip is to get there early, as the shops and cafes open - my daughter and I had a wonderful time before all the tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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12 June 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most travel agencies have excursion trips. But there is a train that can bring you to the San Gimignano area and from the station you can take a cab.
16 February 2015|
Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
yes are open, not only the restaurants but all the attraction. ALL THE DAY! :)
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