Top Tours & Activities in San Gimignano
Ensconce yourself in Tuscan charm. Visit San Gimignano to discover the historic architecture of northern Italy, while enjoying some of the region's best white wine.
Walk the brick pavement of the Piazza della Cisterna as you nibble on some tapas and take in the bustle of the communal space. The city's many squares are great places to feel the energy of San Gimignano.
The Tuscan Collegiate Church of San Gimignano is done in a typical Roman style and enjoys the ranking of a Minor Basilica. The impressive interiors feature many frescos you don't want to miss.
A serene and well-preserved example of Roman architecture, the Sant'Agostino Church in San Gimignano was built in the 13th century. Enjoy the beautiful frescos once you're inside.
Since the 13th century, the Palazzo Comunale has housed the town hall and civic seat of San Gimignano. Stroll through the building's courtyards and lose yourself amid the imposing architecture.
An early Renaissance chapel, the Santa Fina Chapel features stunning Ghirlandaio frescoes in its arched recesses. A beautiful and classic Tuscan chapel, the church is a tranquil stop on any tour of San Gimignano.
The Piazza della Erbe is a popular city square. Traditionally piazzas have been the gathering grounds of locals. Take a turn around the square and enjoy the buzz of the crowds.
The small city of San Gimignano is absolutely best traversed on foot. You can also take the electric shuttle bus or a taxi. Getting into the city from other parts of Tuscany is best done by bus.
While you're staying in San Gimignano we recommend sampling Italian pasta. Twirl your tongue around some tagliatelli or bite into some cheesy ravioli. For dessert, enjoy heaps of different flavors of gelato from a local gelateria.
- CurrencyEuro (€)
- Time ZoneUTC (+02:00)
- Country Code+39
- Best time to visitThe best time to visit San Gimignano is when the weather is pleasant, which is from May to October. You'll find the warmest temperatures in July and August, as well as peak time for tourists.
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What People Are Saying About San Gimignano
The guide was helpful, pleasant with a good attitude. We found that the walk to & fro the bus in Siena was far too long. The bus should be parked very much closer to the meeting point after a full, long day tour. The walk back to the bus was almost as long as the guided walking tour of Siena.
We really enjoyed all of the stops. And our tour guides were very knowledgeable and pleasant. The food and location at lunch was great too!
My only complaint is no accesibililty to a restroom before departure. Additionally, no one told me how to get a refund for a ticket I paid for a friend who became ill the morning if the trip.
Jennifer was the best! She was knowledgeable, professional, and had a great personality for dealing with so many people. She turned a very long day into an awesome Tuscany experience.
We enjoyed stopping off at the various locations en route to Siena. The weather, the comfort of the bus and the help of Lisa our Tour guide and the location guide in Siena, all combined for a very good "small" experience of some of Tuscany.