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“scale model”(8 reviews)
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“walled city”(18 reviews)
This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval...more
Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 327 439 5165
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All reviews scale model gelato walled city ice cream worth a visit san g middle ages the main square day trip hill town lovely town small town step back in time tourist shops piazza della gelateria dondoli torre grossa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting stop to review the city the way it once looked hundreds of years ago. Very well put together, look foe the little pig to show your location in the model! :)

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy a stroll through this historic walled hill town with remaining famous towers. Excellent local art gallery and extraordinary frescoes in the Collegiate Church. Don’t miss the Ghirlandaio frescoes in the chapel of Santa Fina.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our morning cappuccino and delicious croissant each day in the lovely walled city of San Gimignano. The shop owner is Marcella, who is delightful and makes the best espresso. The pastries, cookies and chocolates are wonderful. The address is 88 Via San Giovanni...More

Thank Peg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our visit and enjoyed coffee in cafes, incredible ice cream and a medieval festival. Fantastic, memorable experience. A tip is to get there early, as the shops and cafes open - my daughter and I had a wonderful time before all the tour...More

Thank AliceZurich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many nooks and crannies to explore in this great village. Lots of shopping and scenic areas for photo opportunities. Shopping as well. Gelato delicious

Thank sharyur_123
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I really enjoyed seeing the table-scale model of the original buildings. The towers that still stand are a small fraction of the original number, and this model provided a great perspective of the original buildings. I had also heard that the holes now visible in...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 30 September 2018

If you are wondering what the real look of this beautiful city in the prime time of its history was, this is the answer. It is a fascinating work, full of historic details and explanations, more than a museum, it is a true experience of...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

San g is a magical place with its towers and old streets. Great restaurants and great shops and cafes. This is truly great place. Go to top car park as spaces do come up and you're right into old town.

Thank Petemcgaw
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

You could tell immediately the passion the artists put in the display. It gave us new insights into the town

Thank JohnDoerr
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Old town that is famous for all its towers. It's nice to see but it only takes like 2 hours to visit the small town

Thank Johan V
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12 June 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most travel agencies have excursion trips. But there is a train that can bring you to the San Gimignano area and from the station you can take a cab.
16 February 2015|
Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
yes are open, not only the restaurants but all the attraction. ALL THE DAY! :)
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