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Palazzo Pubblico e Torre Grossa

Piazza del Duomo, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 286300
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Private Walking Tour: San Gimignano and its Towers
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Piazza del Duomo, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A lot of the combined ticket items are very art and religion focused with less (no) detail about history and construction, but the tower itself really worth seeing. A lot of stairs, more than 300 to the top, but no problem if you have normal...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

What a charming place. Hardly any people ascending. Lovely wide staircase for most of the way up. Inexpensive entry. Go up for the views ❤️❤️❤️❤️.... never say No to views.

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We visited only the tower, since i believe there was no combined ticket. Naturally one must take a lot of stairs to the top but the view is definitely worth it. right before reaching the top of the tower there is a cca 10-15 min...More

Thank Klara š
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Its the only one of the 14 towers in San Gimignano you can visit, it has a museum included in the price (to be honest if it wasn't, I wouldn't have bother with visiting the museum), the stairs are relatively easy but the last few...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Torre Grossa is the only tower open to visitors, there are about 150 steps, there is a metal staircase in place, so not that difficult to climb, but when you get to the top you will be amazed at the views across San Gimignano and...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It is definitely worth climbing the tower to see beautiful views over San Gimignano (set on a hilltop itself) and the surrounding lovely countryside! Also we very much enjoyed visiting the rest of the impressive and atmospheric Palazzo Publicco to see some beautiful paintings and...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Besides the history and culture the tower is relatively easy to climb as they have built a metallic staircase which is easy to use, at the top however, and you are warned, be careful of your head. Not accessible to anyone but definitely worthwhile.. The...More

1  Thank MrRwFr
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The interior of this historic old building carries the visitor back in time. It is worth a stop, if for no other reason than appreciating the archetecture and the history of the structure. The tower is representative of many of the towers built during that...More

Thank soosihongkong
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not that my visit there after completing three years of college level Italian plus a degree in Spanish contributed minimally to my pleasure there, but I wouldn't have gone without the knowledge of those two languages. Extremely crowded on many days. I did climb the...More

Thank GiudoLocattelli
Reviewed 9 March 2017

San Gimignano is a charming medieval town and a must visit in Tuscany. You can feel the amazing spirit in every street you walk. The views are really outstanding, esp. if you climb to the top of Torre Grossa. Check for yourself, you won't regret!

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