In this article we want to suggest you what to see in San Gimignano, a wonderful and characteristic village in Tuscany!
San Gimignano One Day Itinerary
The best of San Gimignano in one day.
Explore the top attractions of San Gimignano with this eventful one day itinerary. See places such as Piazza della Cisterna, Piazza del Duomo and Sant’Agostino Church. You will surely have a fantastic time.
Get a taste of San Gimignano. Take the San Gimignano Wine Tasting Experience with Food and Private Organic Winery Tour and Tasting with Olive Oil, Lunch or Dinner tours to experience the local food and wine.
Piazza della Cisterna: a triangular shape square with a slight natural slope and is connected to the nearby Piazza del Duomo by an open passage, is its name is due to the ancient cistern located in the center of the square.
Piazza del Duomo: The square of the Cathedral of San Gimignano was the center of religious and political life of the town in the Middle Ages.
Palazzo Comunale:The Palazzo Comunale (Italian: Municipal palace), also known as the Palazzo del Popolo (Italian: People’s palace) of San Gimignano has been the seat of the civic authority in the comune since the 13th century. It is located on the Piazza del Duomo close to the Collegiate Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Torre Grossa: Torre Grossa is the highest tower of San Gimignano (hence the name) and is located in Piazza del Duomo, next to the new Palazzo del Podesta. It was exactly that began on August 21, 1300, four months after the city hosted Dante Alighieri, and was finished in 1311.
San Gimignano1300: SanGimignano1300 is an artistic and historical museum located in the old city of San Gimignano. The museum was inaugurated in February 2010. The exhibition is located in a renovated old church in the very centre of San Gimignano.
Museo d’Arte Sacra: The Museum of Sacred Art of San Gimignano are located in the ancient streets of Chaplains dorm Pecori 1 in San Gimignano.
Torre del Diavolo: The tower of the Devil is one of fourteen medieval towers of San Gimignano; It is located on the north side of Piazza della Cisterna and was part of the adjacent Palazzo dei Cortesi. The name derives, according to legend, by raising prodigious that the owner would one day noted with surprise return from a trip: the work would be considered an artifice of the devil.
Collegiate Church of San Gimignano: The Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta, San Gimignano is a Roman Catholic collegiate church and minor basilica located in San Gimignano, Tuscany, central Italy, situated in the Piazza del Duomo at the town’s heart.
Sant’Agostino Church: The “chiesa di Sant’Agostino” (Church of St Augustine) is the second largest church in San Gimignano, Italy, after the Collegiata. It is owned by the Order of Saint Augustine. Sant’Agostino is an imposing 13th century building.
Our Tour in Siena and San Gimignano (with optional Wine Tasting)
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