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  1. Italy
  2. Tuscany
  3. San Gimignano
  4. Palazzo Pubblico

San Gimignano 2-Hour Private Guided Tour from Siena

Product ID: 74200
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On this guided walking tour you'll explore the village of San Gimignano, a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany. You'll visit its most important sites and enjoy the beautiful skyline created by its medieval tower houses.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a "full immersion" guided tour of San Gimignano, its main monuments and historical buildings
  • See the pictoresque Piazza della Cisterna, Palazzo Pubblico, Torre Grossa, Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta and Piazza del Duomo
  • Listen to the history of the village and admire its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses
Full description
San Gimignano is an authentic gem amongst the small towns and villages in the Tuscan countryside. It's quite unique, due to its beautiful medieval architecture and the surprising preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses. For this and other reasons, the "Historic Centre of San Gimignano" has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches.

During this guided tour you'll see the most beautiful and important sites oft the village, such as Palazzo Comunale, the Collegiate Church and Church of Sant' Agostino. You'll walk through the typical small streets of the village and see the pictoresque Piazza della Cisterna, Palazzo Pubblico and Torre Grossa. Guests are advised to bring their cameras along!
Includes
  • Private tour led by an expert guide
  • Round-trip from Siena via private transfer
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
  • Entrance tickets to museums/attractions/churches (in case you decide to visit the interiors of some of them)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Siena Train Station, at the foot of the tower with the big clock on it.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The duration of the transfer is approximately 1 hour each way (the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions)
• Please note that this tour does not include entrance to the main sites which require an entrance fee – in case you want to visit any particular site you'll have to buy the ticket on the place.
• The tour will take place even when it's raining – in the event of an exceptionally heavy rain the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
Organized by

Faberest

Product ID: 74200