San Gimignano

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This marvelous hilltop town boasts architectural variety, historic towers, a fun medieval atmosphere, and superb local wine.

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. San Gimignano is famous for its medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of about a dozen of its tower houses, which, with its hilltop setting and encircling walls form an unforgettable skyline. Within the walls, the well-preserved buildings include notable examples of both Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with outstanding examples of secular buildings as well as churches. The Historic Center of San Gimignano is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town also is known for the saffron, the Golden Ham and its white wine.
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