San Gimignano is the Medieval Manhattan of Italy

October 31

We spent three nights here recently with clients from Sarasota, Florida. San Gimignano is one of the most famous of the Tuscan hill towns. It once had 70 towers but today only 13 survive. These towers were built to show the status of various families who were usually in conflict with one another. Today the town is famous for its culinary delights, truffles, wine, chocolate and olive oil plus of course, gelato.

Towers in the central square

Towers in the central square

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