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San Gimignano and Volterra Tour by Private Luxury Van
San Gimignano and Chianti Countryside""Start your tour with a pickup from your downtown Florence hotel at 9:30am. Begin your 1-hour long journey to San Gimignano where you will be dropped off at the old city gate S.Giovanni. There you will enjoy free time to explore the city and walk along its narrow streets. The driver will suggest sites for you to visit such as Piazza Duomo the Collegiata and Sant'Agostino. View the towers that overlook the town climbing up as you stroll. Taste the flavors of the town by trying the white wine and award winning ice cream in Piazza della Cisterna. Next
From EUR490.00
 
Private Half-day Excursion to San Gimignano from Florence
"San Gimignano is a wonderful hilltop town surrounded by enchanting rolling hills and vineyards where the famous Vernaccia white wine is produced! Meet your private driver at your Hotel and get ready for a wonderful visit experience! The hamlet is famous for its perfectly preserved histori characterized by thirteen Medieval towers (which once were 72!) hence its particular name of “Manhattan of Middle Age”. Exploring the city center you can find many examples of Romanesque and Gothic architecture and have breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside! Walk in the town center means discovering tru among which Piazza della Cisterna the Dome Palazzo del Podestà and the Church of Sant'Agostino. Don’t forget to have a delicious Italian gelato in one of the typical ice-cream parlor located its lively squares and if you like wine
From EUR377.00
 
One Way Private Transfer: Florence to Rome with Visit to San Gimignano and Siena
"An english speaking driver will pick you up at your centrally located accommodation in Florence to drive you to Rome or Fiumicino airport. On the way He will drive you to visit some of the most charming villages of Tuscany: San Gimignano and Siena. Your driver will talk to you about our way of life traditions history about the places you’ ll visit and will tell you what is worth to be visited in every place. The driver will drive you through the rolling hills of Tuscany countryside and he will drop you off in front of the main gate of San Gimignano nicknamed the ""Manhattan of the middle age"" where you' ll have 1 hour free walking tour. This tiny village is famous for its medieval architecture and for the towers that were when were built in the middle age
From EUR963.00

More Shopping in San Gimignano

Carpe Diem

This is a beautiful shop and aptly name....BEWARE.I ordered and paid for (including 100 euros for insurance and shipping) 4 beautiful bowls and 4 plates. 2 plates arrived broken. After MANY emails...
lindaglick
Jun 02, 2014

Many stores in San Gimignano

One thing that I enjoyed in San Gimignano: shopping for leather purses. The selection of leather purses here is unlimited! Like Florence, San Gimignano offers a variety of stores where you can have...
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joiwatani
Nov 20, 2011

Ceramique Carpe Diem

Have you seen those colorful potteries? They are bright and sunny what with those sunflowers drawn on them. There were bake wares, coffee mugs, bowls, vases, baking pans, etc available at this store...
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joiwatani
Nov 13, 2011

Various

The streets of San Gimignano are filled with artisanal shops selling intriguing items to bring back home. Most notable are the shops selling gourmet products such as olive oil, wines, pasta and other...
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MM212
Jun 22, 2009

Street Market

When the popular street market takes place in San Gimignano, the section at Piazza delle Erbe, off Piazza del Duomo, is typically the fresh food market. Delicious looking produce comes straight from...
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MM212
Jun 22, 2009

Souvenir shops

Most souvenir stores will sell the same items e.g ceramics, postcard, little Pinocchio dolls I really enjoy collecting these brightly colored ceramics sold in Tuscany. They're not just for decorations...
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BorneoGrrl
Feb 26, 2007
 
 
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Ceramiche Toscane

San Gimignano is very famous for its wonderful ceramics works. There are many shops along Via San Giovanni and there you can find plates, vases, potteries and much more. All of them are hand painting....
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Cristian_Uluru
Jun 12, 2006

Via San Giovanni

As you walk towards the town centre from the south, you'll probably use Via San Giovanni. This street is lined with small shops selling local goods such as wines, meats and other produce as well as...
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Willettsworld
Jul 18, 2005

San Gimignano in general

Lots of wine shops, enotecas, book stores, leather shops, glass shops, souvenier shops, you name it. If you like to shop you will like San Gimignano. wine and leather might be a bit more expensive...
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EllenH
Jul 11, 2004

La Bottega di San Gimignano

This is a truly marvelous pottery shop with good prices. The shopkeeper was very sweet and helpful. Any type of Italian pottery. Plates, vases, pots, etc. Small items start at $10-$15, but the larger...
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pigletsmom
Jan 26, 2004

Via San Matteo

San gimignano is very small but this is the street the other side of town far away from where the tourist busses stop. This street is therefor more orientated on the local people.More interesting if...
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belgianchocolate
Oct 18, 2003

papetteria

Ofcourse this was also a shop made for tourists. But it attracted my attention by the stylish cards. Nostalgic black and white cards... photography classy art cards.All the classics where here... We...
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belgianchocolate
Oct 18, 2003

via san giovanni

The entrance street of town is stuffed with tourist shops. Everything where Tuscany is famous for you will find in this street. Some of the goods are specially made for the hundreds of tourist who...
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belgianchocolate
Oct 18, 2003

Market day..

On thursday its market day in town.Quit a sociable day if you ask me. Locals and tourist mingle nicely together. It might just be a good idea to buy your panforte , cantucci , ricotta , salame...
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belgianchocolate
Oct 18, 2003

Top Hotels in San Gimignano

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Via delle Torri, 4, Ulignano, San Gimignano, 53030, Italy
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Localita Sovestro 63, San Gimignano, Tuscany, 53037, Italy
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Piazza della Cisterna, 13, San Gimignano, Tuscany, 53073, Italy
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Via San Matteo 87, San Gimignano, Tuscany, 53073, Italy
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Via Matteotti, 15, San Gimignano, Tuscany, 53037, Italy
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Via Santa Maria 21 B, San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy
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Top Things to Do in San Gimignano

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Piazza della Cisterna

At the edge of the Piazza della Cisterna, when you enter from its northeast point along the right (north) wall of the piazza are the two Torre of the Aringhelli family leading members of the Guelphs...
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Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Collegiate Church

In the 15C the Collegiata was extended and among the additions was a special chapel to its local Santa Fina (who died in 1253).The chapel has two paintings of her deathbed and her funeral painted by...
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Torre Grossa

There is a view fem the top of the Torre Grossa that is 360 degrees that oin cludes a;]ll of the hills as wek a all of the small town below. Be sure to see the Piazza della Cisterna below with an...
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Chiesa di Sant'Agostino

Go inside the church and look at the many paintings by Gozzoli about the life of Saint Augustine which were created about 1461. These pictures were made after hours when a study was being made by...
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Porta San Giovanni

Walk down the main street of the town to its south end and come to the Port San Giovanni and beyond it to the bus stop and perhaps a place to park. Since on our last trip we stayed at the Bianco...
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Piazza del Duomo

The first Palazzo del Podesta was built on the east side of the Duomo Square in 1239, later called the vecchia. In 1288 a Nuovo Podesta was built on the south side of the square. This carries other...
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Top 5 San Gimignano Writers

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croisbeauty

"Small town with lots of towers"
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Cristian_Uluru

"The Town with Towers"
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MM212

"San Gimignano delle belle torri"
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"San Gimignano"
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Aurorae

"San Gimignano"
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