San Gimignano: City of Towers

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You see the dozen towers from quite a distance. Towers of power, greed, bloodlust, paranoia; information gathering phalluses.

But ain’t they purty?

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Late fall brings uneasy solitude.

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Unique: 14 Medieval Towers
UNESCO World Heritage: Yes, Historic Center, 1990
Region: Tuscany (Toscana) Maps
Days: 2

: No train station. Buses depart from Porta San Giovanni, marked on the map
Travel Guide
Parking: Pay, just outside the walls
Recommended Lodging: Hotel Bel Soggiorno
San Gimignano Vacation Rentals
Local Wine: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOC
How to get there from Florence

San Gimignano: City of Towers originally appeared on Mar 24, 2015, © James Martin.



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