One of the highlights of our tour for me was the stunning medieval hill top town of San Gimignano.

Read more on the (Wiki link) and for more great photos I would recommend a google image search on San Gimignano.


Town Map
The town is famous for its towers and the Historic Centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has 14 of the original 72 towers. You have to wonder where did they fit them all?
The City gates are the main entry to the historic centre.
Piazza della Cisterna with its well. You get the worlds best Gelato to the right of this view.
The Duomo and Piazza Duomo.
Piazza Duomo.
Piazza Duomo from the other side. and another view.
Beside the Duomo is this frescoed location with a bell and a well.
Piazza della Cisterna. The cistern is capped by a travertine octagonal pedestal.
Leaving the via city gates.