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San Gimignano 1300

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Address: Via Costarella n.3, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 327 439 5165
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Description: This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it...
This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval town, solving puzzles, riddles and pitfalls.The protagonists will receive a kit that includes a map of the city as it was in the 1300s, a pen and a 14 page booklet where they will find not only the riddles for the hunt but also detailed explanations on all the towers that still exist today,on the 4 “Contrade” or neighborhoods and the most important families of that period.The treasure hunt is available in Italian, English and French.
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Fabulous Historic City

The only thing that might irritate the visitor is the popularity of this place. It is fantastic & must not be missed. there is so much to see & take in, plenty of retail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We travelled from Florence to see the walled medieval city and then spent an equal amount of time in queue for parking.Its easier to park on the side of one of the many roads in town for tree quite frankly. The town itself is lovely and well worth any effort you make to see it. Very similar to Mont Saint-... More 

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Lelant, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The only thing that might irritate the visitor is the popularity of this place. It is fantastic & must not be missed. there is so much to see & take in, plenty of retail opportunity + more than ample wine tasting & gelateria... you must visit this location more than once. A day is not enough... we visited 4 times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This town has a lot of character. The towers in the town and the history of the towers are very interesting. Be prepared for some walking.... Lots of steps and slopes. Good food and wine!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were staying in Poggibonsi, driving to Sienna when we passed San Gimignano. We couldn't help but to detour over and explore. What a find! San Gimignano ended up being our favorite city visit in all of Tuscany. The architecture is medieval, as it's a walled city beautifully preserved. Much smaller than Sienna, and in my opinion more charming. The... More 

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Drøbak, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really nice to see this quite big model (30 sq meters) of San Gimignano in year 1300. A lot of clever work has been put into all the small houses and towers that make up the complete city from that year. Amazing that there was no entrance fee and straight in from the street in San Gimignano. Great. Just find... More 

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Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

San Gimignano is a gem of an iconic hilltop town with Medieval towers built in the 12th century by the nobility. This town is a marvelous photo opportunity as you drive up to it with its towers and cliff side structures. This is a great walking town containing varied shops and restaurants as well as many local sites.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Cool medieval town, walled city with tremendous history and great culture to view and experience. The drive there was beautiful through wonderful countryside. This could easily be a day trip for a family or couple with plenty of places to eat, have ice cream. You may be lucky to experience a concert in the town square or a farmers market.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Spectacular walled town perched high upon a mountain with narrow roads, twisting alleyways,beautiful towers and churches, the views are outstanding. Plenty of places to lunch, or grab a coffe or beer. Also not lacking in ceramic shops but only enter if your a lottery winner lol.parking is out of town with a shuttle bus to and from the town every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a beautiful place to stop for the afternoon. Quaint shops (bought some pottery!), nice restaurants. Worth the trip!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Visited here from nearby Volterra. Enjoyed our day wandering around the streets. The views over the Tuscan landscape below are spectacular. The frescoes are amazing as well. Be careful to carry your drivers license or a passport or they will not give you an audio guide to look around town. We also visited Certaldo on the way back to Volterra... More 

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Address: Via Costarella n.3, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
Phone Number: +39 327 439 5165
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano

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