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San Gimignano in Tuscany Italy

San Gimignano is one of the most important and most beautiful Unesco World Heritage Sites in Tuscany. In the distance in the vicinity of San Gimignano, you will see and be enchanted by the beauty of this unique medieval town; the 100 towers within the walls which form its historic center. San Gimignano is also known as the” Town of Fine Towers”.  San Gimignano is part of the "Via Francigena", roads which went from Central Europe leading to Rome.  San Gimignano is between the districts of Poggibonsi and Volterra and between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the “Via Del Gallo Nero” known worldwide for its Red Chianti Wines. When visiting San Gimignano we highly recommend  a visit to Castellina and Radda in Chianti, just a few kilometers from Poggibonsi.  In addition to its history and traditions, your holiday in San Gimignano may also be a enriched by visiting many of the cities works of art;  in the Church of the Collegiata Church also known as " The Cathedral " you can admire the frescoed walls by Benozzo Gozzoli  and his famous "San Sebastian"; in the Palazzo Comunale or Palazzo del Podestà you will find an art gallery and the civic museum, here you will be able to admire the beautiful works of art of two Pinturicchio caliber artists, Benozzo Gozzoli and Pier Francesco Fiorentino.  Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of past Tuscan traditions, breathe the calm air of the past which seems to no longer exist. During your stay in San Gimignano don't forget to try "Cantuccini and Vin Santo ", traditional Tuscan almond biscuits and winewhich represent courtesy and hospitality.

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