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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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This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared...

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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What a great place to visit, although it can get very crowded. There is a great variety of restaurants offering a great range of food

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Chepstow, United Kingdom

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit, although it can get very crowded. There is a great variety of restaurants offering a great range of food

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

take a walk through the medieval street of the city. We stopped by for a few hrs in jan and got lost in the narrow streets. Great local food and gellato, great views from numerous lookout points from the city. Glad we stopped by and would def like to come back in the summer.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great historic town. It feels like you walk back in history when you enter the town. There are parking areas as you enter the town. Be aware of the traffic no go zones where you are not allowed to drive by car (unless you want a hefty fine). Plenty gift shops and things to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to San Gimignano three times over the last six years or so, and always find new things that we've missed on previous visits. The town can be a little busy during the day with many tourists, but once they leave at the end of the day it becomes nice and quiet with just the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This town looks really, really nice. Unfortunately we came at sunset because we were in Volterra [so worth it] and could not make it before sunset

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city is so cute ! The was, the little streets, the people ! Such amazing wines! I stayed in a fantastic B&B with the best view from the fields. Walk around the walls is a very nice opportunity to enjoy the place. Don't forget the wonderful ice-cream in a small shop in the Central Plaza : more delicious is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Been here often, always on 'day trips' when staying in Tuscany. Always said we would one day have a night there. So, we did. This allowed us to sample the lovely cafe culture, wandering here and there, enjoying wine, aperitivos, beers. Will be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

San Gimignano is a very picturesque hill town surrounded by classic Tuscan views. The history and the architecture is worth a couple hours of your time. The shops are touristy as you might expect. Pair a visit to San Gimignano with a trip to nearby Volterra, where you will get a real feel of hill town community life.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It's a mediocre visit. An interesting city in terms of architecture, the towers are indeed quite distinctive. Also the views from this hill top town are very good, but there are similar views throughout the region. The charm and all elements of Italy that were here are now simply tourist-pleasing. If you're more interested in seeing Tuscany for Tuscany, spend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Put this on your "must see list" if you are in Tuscany. My friend told me it is known as the Manhattan of the middle ages because of the towers and the skyline. Wish I could have stayed longer.

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