Choose San Gimignano holiday apartments & discover this amazing town
San Gimignano is a historic town located in the heart of Tuscany. Due to its location, there are a number of towns and cities nearby which can easily be visited when you rent a Holiday Apartment in San Gimignano. Florence is reachable within an hour and you could also visit Montaione, as well as Siena. But there is so much to see and do in this small town that you may not want to leave. Evidence of the town's remarkable history is found in the medieval architecture to be seen all over. Indeed, much of the medieval walls still surround San Gimignano to this day. The town's historic centre has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a testament to its cultural significance.
Main sights for tourists renting holiday accommodation in San Gimignano
The architecture here is truly something special, varying from Medieval styles, to Romanesque and Gothic. One of the most notable buildings here is the San Gimignano Bell Tower. This is one of several towers here. Located in the iconic Piazza delle Erbe, if this is not worth seeing for its beautiful architecture, it certainly is for the breathtaking views you will see if you head to the top of the tower. For a further insight into the town of old, visit San Gimignano 1300. This miniature world recreates the town as it would have looked in Medieval times. This is an essential excursion and can be enjoyed by all the family.
Another fascinating trip is the Medieval Criminal and Torture Museum. It may not sound too cheerful, but it does offer a lot of information into an intriguing past. These are just a few of the things one can do here, and there is so much more to see in terms of art, architecture and culture. San Gimignano's holiday apartments will open the door to an enthralling and vibrant town. Despite not being a large city, San Gimignano has a lot to offer and is arguably one of the best tourist destinations in Tuscany.