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Piazza del Duomo, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion San Gimignano is the best town in Tuscany next to Florence. So much to see and so much history. Great shops of all kind, great food, great people. you need more than one day here. If in Tuscany, must go here.

Thank jello692017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view from the top of the bell tower . Would highly recommend visiting so as to get a panoramic view of the city

Thank Explorer597761
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have traveled to this beautiful city known for its towers...why miss the most spectacular view! Lots of stairs, small ladder to the very top, but defnately manageable. The views are amazing. There is a bell at the top so you’ll duck to pass...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does not seem so high in a city full of towers but you do get a great view of the city and surrounding toscan hills, with their vines and trees bearing all manner of fruits and of course olives. The stairs are thankfully wide...More

Thank Bonglabongla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was well worth the climb. We really enjoyed the spectacular views from the top. A must do here. It is not publicises therefore you need to look for it.

Thank tilly000
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The group of towers in this medieval town have dwindled in number over the years, but they are still the main attraction. A climb to the top of the bell tower provides an outstanding view of the city within the walls and the countryside beyond....More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The San Gimignano Bell Tower or the 'Campanile della Collegiata' was built by the city's powerful patrician families in the age of feudalism, The tower is a reminder of a once-ubiquitous architectural trend. The Collegiata is neither the oldest (Rognosa Tower) nor the tallest (Torre...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The bell Towers of San Gimignano are visible from miles away but are even more spectacular when viewed up close. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Well it’s simple and easy at best an Easy climb for a magnificent view over this magnificent splendid town The museum is full of priceless art, go see enjoy

Thank Rustyone w
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

But in all seriousness, worth the climb for a fantastic view, even in the heat. Luckily there wasn’t a queue despite visiting in August.

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