San Gimignano – Walking Tour

San Gimignano is famous and interesting for its special urbanistic structure with the high towers of the Middle Ages, an ancient status symbol of wealthy trader families.

Famoso also for the delicatessen specially for the white wine Vernaccia and the olive oil. The city is on the ridge of a hill with its main axis being north/south. It is encircled by three walls and has at its highest point, to the west, the ruins of a fortress dismantled in the 16th century.