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San Gimignano Bell Tower

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy

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We climbed a number of towers on this trip. this was a fun tower to climb and beautiful views on top. Gives you access to the museum as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We climbed a number of towers on this trip. this was a fun tower to climb and beautiful views on top. Gives you access to the museum as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Only bell tower we went up in Tuscany. Lovely view, quite a walk up the transparent stairs but once up at the top well worth the climb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Go early and beat the crowds. They open at 9:30 and we had 30 minutes alone on top with the birds before the next couple climbed up. Wonderful 360 degree view of the town and surrounding countryside. Stairs are new, ladder isn't too hard. You'll be happy once you reach the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A beautiful hillside town with some of the most beautiful views in Italy and even better from the Bell Tower, a bit of an effort climbing but the views are worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I went through the whole city, see most of the things, dining, making a lot of pictures, realized how nice the place is!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Not that bad a climb for a fantastic 360 degree view of the surrounding countryside. A word of warning though, the ladder climb for the last 20 steps or so is a bit tight, & watch your head when moving around once you are at the top. we were lucky to have a perfectly clear day - the views were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Drove for a day visit to this gorgeous historic town Stunning views from the top of the towers of the surrounding countryside Loved the town and wished I could have spent the night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice place and april was a good time for visit. The best icecream on the world. For travelers with camper is a good stay parking sosta camper. They have a free shuttle bus to the center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had seen a number of medieval and renaissance towns, but this is the most enchanting yet. Perched on the hill top, it has great vistas of the Tuscan countryside. There are intricate architectural details to be observed everywhere, great little museums to visit, several pottery and leather shops to explore, including one workshop where two brothers reproduced the town... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you are lucky enough to have discovered this lovely town then you must climb the bell tower. Entrance fee required nominal fee of around $8EU, which covered access to the small museum as well. Climb to top is easy , last part is a ladder so ladies best not to wear a skirt. View from the top is well... More 

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