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SAN GIMIGNANO, 27km northwest of Siena, is perhaps the most visited small town in Italy. Its stunning hilltop skyline of towers, built in aristocratic rivalry by the feuding nobles of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, evokes the appearance of medieval Tuscany more than any other sight. And the town is all that it's cracked up to be: quietly monumental, very well preserved, enticingly rural, and with a fine array of religious and secular frescoes. However, from Easter until October, San Gimignano has very little life of its own, with hordes of day-trippers traipsing up and down its narrow streets and …
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Hotel L'antico Pozzo

The Hotel Antico Pozzo is situated in the centre of San Gimignano in a superb 15th century town house From the moment you enter your charming rooms till the moment you will step into the 'Sala Rosa' for ...

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Historic Centre of San Gimignano

'San Gimignano delle belle Torri' is in Tuscany, 56 km south of Florence. It served as an important relay point for pilgrims travelling to or from Rome on the Via Francigena. The patrician ...

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Bel Soggiorno

This is a sweet little restaurant with a view that is worth the trip alone. The light and air provide a superb backdrop for the meal. The bread bowl is filled with snacks and olives ...