San Gimignano: City of Towers

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

But ain’t they purty?

Late fall brings uneasy solitude.


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

: 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



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