San Gimignano is an ancient medieval village of Tuscany of high artistic interest.
San Gimignano is an ancient medieval village of Tuscany of high artistic interest, born in the Etruscan period and developed in the Middle Ages. Remaining almost completely unchanged in the Two-Thirteenth Century appearance is definitely worth a visit, considering it is also one of the best examples in Europe's urban organization of the Commonwealth.
San Gimignano is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is world-renowned for its fifteen towers, originally between 72 towers and tower-houses, and for countless architectural works of all kinds, one for all the fantastic Duomo Romanesque. Museums, churches, theaters and palaces are scattered in the village, which has been entirely under monumental bond since 1929.
San Gimignano is also famous for its wine production of Vernaccia, the white wine of the most prestigious in Italy, a product of the countryside campaigns since the Milleduecento.