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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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One of my favourite little towns in the whole wide world. Everything is taken out of picture perfect paintings of a medieval era.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The town itself is beautiful, the problem is there is nowhere to park so we missed most of it! Lesson learned, don't rent a car unless you are into drive- by tourism because there is no place to park it. Book a tour, way less stress!!! This was my first time in Europe, next time I'll know better. It was... More 

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Alba Iulia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of my favourite little towns in the whole wide world. Everything is taken out of picture perfect paintings of a medieval era.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a don't miss place when in Tuscany if only to see the buildings, architecture and famous towers. We set out from Bibbona via Cecina and Volterra (a hill top town worth a visit in its own right!)and it is a beautiful scenic drive to San Gimignano. In the village (small town) itself there are lots of shops (some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is a wonderful medieval town, not usually on the tourist's maps. It is somewhere between Florence and Sienna but it is worth every mile. Placed on the top of a hill, it gives a great panorama of the surroundings. It is full of small shops run by locals, with very good wine and prosciuto crudo. And the ice cream... More 

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Naas, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small typical Italian town with lovely views across Tuscan landscape, but 2 hours is enough, they claim to have the best ice cream in the world. Went there as part of trip with The Travel Department

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Calumet City, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The city of 16 towers, one of the last gated citys in Italy this is truly an amazing city, has that medieval look and feel.

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Baia Mare, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A beautufull place in Tuscany, let yourself get lost in the small street and just enjoy the place wich is filled with history

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed ın Siena for 3 days and by bus we visited San Gimignano. İt is a beautiful place. There are only 2 towers left from the Middle Age. we spend our time walking on almost each streets which are narrow and have colourful flowers and jasmines that filled air with their amazingly beautiful smell. There is a torture museum... More 

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Riverside, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very charming medieval town. It has little bit of everything.Great shops, gelato, historical atmosphere and attractions. One complaint is you have to pay for the bathrooms. They were hard to find and get too and not clean.

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Yatton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Didn't know this place existed, we discovered it purely by accident. Very interesting to see how the town looked a long time ago. A wonderful model and beautifully made.

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Address: 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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