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Reviewed 17 January 2019

Well, if you are a first timer in Tuscany or San Gimignano then visiting this site is a must. If I am not mistaken the ticket price was EUR7 per pax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexander Yulia... M
Reviewed 11 November 2018

While in the Tuscany region this is a great place to stop and enjoy a couple hours in side the walls of this old city located on the original road to Rome circa 800ad.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gene B
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The palazzo and the tower are definitely worth a visit: I was impressed mostly with ancient frescos decorating the walls in the hall and some other rooms of the palace (medieval knights on horseback, Love and Marriage). When you are climbing the stairs to reach...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The climb is well worth the view from the top of the tower. As you ascend, a long banner-like screen displays an amazing animated history of the power. The production value here is high. Everything feels safe without spoiling the view - no cages at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thehistorians
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The Town Hall of the city was built in the late 13th century. It was constructed on the remains of an older building and further enlarged later. The lower part of the building is made of stone and the upper part in brick with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The view from Torre Grossa over San Gimignano is absolutely worth the effort. Just watch your head at the end. The view’s spectacular! Besides you can reward yourself with World Champion Gelati at the Gelateria Dondoli (as if one needed an excuse) when you come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank db7477
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was the only tower I climbed in our Tuscan holiday, I had been put off the other ones in Florence and Siena as I have badly controlled asthma and not good with confined spaces. This tower apart from the last ladder which is like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

San Gimignano - the "Medieval Manhattan" is a wonderful tuscan city with 14 remaining towers from formerly 74. They originate from the custom of wealthy families bragging about their power and prosperity during the 12. and 13. century . I recommend to visit the cityhall...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank David R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

In order to visit the highest bell tower you have to buy a “bundled“ museum entry with some minor sacred art - for EUR 9 each. Be careful not to take the extra AR guide which is almost not working at all, even with the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hbar47
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Some of the best views of the Tuscany countryside. Worth the climb. The stairs are modern and the display as you climb very interesting. There is a small ladder to climb but nothing scary. But the views. WOW

Date of experience: July 2018
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