Albergo il Colombaio

San Gimignano

The city of the towers

San Gimignano

San Gimignano is situated on the top of a hill in Valdelsa and it is famous all over the world. The little town has a very interesting and particular architecture, and it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Inhabited since Etruscan Period, San Gimignano experienced its heyday during the MIddle Ages. The town is located along Via Francigena, and still retains its defensive walls. Through its streets you can reach the main square and from here you can continue towards the Rocca di Monte Staffoli which offer a breathtaking landscape.