San Gimignano, Italy

Travel tips for visiting San Gimignano

Planning your dream trip to Italy can be a difficult task so we have put together a series of travel tips articles to help solve that problem and get the most out of your stay.

Travel tips
San Gimignano travel guide for first-time visitors

Traveling along the rising curves, hills and vineyards of the via Francigena, the ancient pilgrim route, San Gimignano’s towers rise up clearly out of their magical surroundings. The Etruscans were the first to discover that hill that dominates the Val D’Elsa and, after a period of decline, the city flowered again and became independent and famous for a peculiarity that would distinguish forever—its towers!