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This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval...more
Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
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All reviews scale model gelato ice cream walled city worth a visit san g middle ages the main square hill town day trip lovely town step back in time small town tourist shops piazza della visiting tuscany gelateria dondoli
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Reviewed 5 days ago

most of the shops are very touristy, but the buildings and alleyways are fantastic, great views around every corner. It was raining when we were there so we didn't get great pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tdhat
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Interesting stop to review the city the way it once looked hundreds of years ago. Very well put together, look foe the little pig to show your location in the model! :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gene B
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Enjoy a stroll through this historic walled hill town with remaining famous towers. Excellent local art gallery and extraordinary frescoes in the Collegiate Church. Don’t miss the Ghirlandaio frescoes in the chapel of Santa Fina.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny L
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our morning cappuccino and delicious croissant each day in the lovely walled city of San Gimignano. The shop owner is Marcella, who is delightful and makes the best espresso. The pastries, cookies and chocolates are wonderful. The address is 88 Via San Giovanni...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peg S
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We loved our visit and enjoyed coffee in cafes, incredible ice cream and a medieval festival. Fantastic, memorable experience. A tip is to get there early, as the shops and cafes open - my daughter and I had a wonderful time before all the tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AliceZurich
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

So many nooks and crannies to explore in this great village. Lots of shopping and scenic areas for photo opportunities. Shopping as well. Gelato delicious

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharyur_123
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I really enjoyed seeing the table-scale model of the original buildings. The towers that still stand are a small fraction of the original number, and this model provided a great perspective of the original buildings. I had also heard that the holes now visible in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nylady21
Reviewed September 29, 2018

If you are wondering what the real look of this beautiful city in the prime time of its history was, this is the answer. It is a fascinating work, full of historic details and explanations, more than a museum, it is a true experience of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

San g is a magical place with its towers and old streets. Great restaurants and great shops and cafes. This is truly great place. Go to top car park as spaces do come up and you're right into old town.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Petemcgaw
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

You could tell immediately the passion the artists put in the display. It gave us new insights into the town

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 11, 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most travel agencies have excursion trips. But there is a train that can bring you to the San Gimignano area and from the station you can take a cab.
February 15, 2015|
Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
yes are open, not only the restaurants but all the attraction. ALL THE DAY! :)
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