San Gimignano is a picturesque hilltop town, characterized by high towers and a medieval historic centre. With this 3-hours private tour you will have the opportunity to visit all its main attractions with an accredited local guide. Get ready to discover one of the most beautiful gems in Tuscany!
The medieval village of San Gimignano is one of the most beautiful destinations in the region of Tuscany, as well as in whole Italy. With our exclusive private walking tour, you will have the opportunity to discover the attractions and the secrets of this lovely town, accompanied by a local guide.
Although less famous than other delights of Tuscany (such as Pisa or Siena), the village of San Gimignano deserves to be on your next bucket list, because of its unique charm.
Our exclusive 3-hours walking tour will give you the opportunity to explore its narrow alleys and discover the main sights of its beautiful historic centre. Your friendly local guide will lead you thorugh this exciting journey, telling you about the secrets and the history of this beautiful hilltop town.
The historic center of San Gimignano has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The charming village is also known as the "Manhattan of the Middle Ages" because of the many high towers that dot its historical center and contribute to the charm of this town.
Today the towers of San Gimignano are structured for the most part as private residences, but originally they were built for military purpose. In medieval times there were more than 70 of them, but today only sixteen remains... Yet, their visual effect is guaranteed!
Among the main attractions of San Gimignano you can visit the Cathedral and the adjacent Town Hall, where is housed the Art Gallery of medieval art. You can also climb to the top of the Torre Grossa, the highest tower in the city, from which you can enjoy the finest views of the Tuscan countryside!
You can also stop in Piazza della Cisterna for a little break, and maybe climb up to Rocca di Montestaffoli to see the ruins of the old fortress... It will be a fantastic journey between nature and history, where you will breath an authentic atmosphere from the past.
Further meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
You will meet your guide in San Gimignano, and from there you will start a 3-hours walking tour of the historic centre.
We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. In summer, remember to bring a hat and a bottle of water; in winter take along an umbrella.