San Gimignano website, city of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of UNESCO



San Gimignano - Guide to the town - Proposed Routes

1° - Civic Museums

- Town Hall (Piazza Duomo): Picture Gallery - "Great" Tower
- Museum Centre Santa Chiara (Via Folgore): Archeological Museum, Spezieria di Santa Fina, Modern e Contemporary Art Gallery "Raffaele De Grada"
- Ornithological Museum (Via Quercecchio)
Visit duration 3 h.

2° - Town Hall

- Town Hall (Piazza Duomo): Picture Gallery - "Great" Tower.
Visit duration 1h

3° - Duomo and Museum of sacred art

- Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta and Chapel Santa Fina (Piazza Duomo)
- Museum of sacred art (Piazza L. Pecori)
Visit duration 1h

4° - Benozzo Gozzoli

- Town Hall (Piazza Duomo): Picture Gallery - "Great" Tower. - Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta and Chapel Santa Fina (Piazza Duomo)
- Church of Sant'Agostino (Piazza Sant'Agostino)

The most important works of Benozzo Gozzoli, that worked in San Gimignano during the XV. century, can be admired

Visit duration 2h30

5° - Sant'Agostino and smaller churches

- Church of Santo Bartolo (Via San Matteo)
- Church of Sant'Agostino (Piazza Sant'Agostino)
- Church of San Pietro in Forliano (Piazza Sant'Agostino)
- Church of San Jacopo (Porta San Jacopo, not visitable)
- Church of San Lorenzo in Ponte (Via del Castello, not visitable)
Between the Church of San Jacopo and the Church of San Lorenzo in Ponte tourists can walk along the ancient walls and visit the medieval fountains (XII sec.).
Visit duration 2h30