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San Gimignano 1300

Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
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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 town, solving puzzles, riddles and pitfalls.The protagonists will receive a kit that includes a map of the city as it was in the 1300s, a pen and a 14 page booklet where they will find not only the riddles for the hunt but also detailed explanations on all the towers that still exist today,on the 4 “Contrade” or neighborhoods and the most important families of that period.The treasure hunt is available in Italian, English and French.
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Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everyone said to go here...a must see. We were so disappointed. The town is so polished for tourists it looks fake. Just full of overpriced shops and very crowded. If you're after a quaint historical village don't go here. Even the highly acclaimed gelateria was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too many cars, people and only tourist. shops or food is all focused on tourist food. Town looks good but this is not nice due to sooooo many tourist.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to San gimignano in Italy from Florence, through the Italian wine growing countryside of Tuscany.The Italian road directions as well as the GPS helped us. The place is very small and quaint ,small lanes flanked by old buildings built at the time the...More

Thank sutchu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated high on a hill in Tuscany , this beautiful medieval village is full of amazing boutique shops and amazing views of the Tuscan Hills littered with olive groves and vineyards , absolutely stunning ! We also had the absolute best gelato at Gelataria Dondoli...More

Thank scott w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My nine-year-old and I almost literally stumbled into this little place while exploring the city, and were very glad we did. The beautiful 3D map of the city was a pleasant surprise, and the cutaway medieval tower helped us understand what we were looking at...More

Thank Gauntlet173
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located on a backstreet directly behind the Gelataria Dondoli which is in the main Piazza. The main attraction is the fantastic ceramic handmade copy of the city as it existed in 1300 which is made to scale. Unfortunately maybe not for very...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice, but not somerhing to do with little children, because they think its lego or duplo. Gives a great idea how its was in the past

Thank Laurent H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

By going to this city, my dream came true. It was amazingly beautiful, fantastic food and ice cream. Give your self enough time. Don't rush through it.

Thank Maysa F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had planed to visit 3 towns in one day by car. So this was our second and we expected according to the reviews a lot about San Gimignano. Well we learned that it's better to take things slowly and enjoy a little bit more....More

Thank Angelika40
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The reviews on this destination were somewhat divided, but we took a chance of the basis that it was close (30 mins by car) to our Siena base. And we enjoyed it very much. Yes it’s riddled with over-priced touristy shops (although much less so...More

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11 June 2016|
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.
15 February 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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