san gimignano

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view of tuscany
san gimignano was the first stop of our trip that day, we went early cause it is not that big and the later you get there the more people are there! it is in the heart of tuscany, the village is from the middle age period and back than they had the ritual that the master of the town must have the biggest tower, so all the importand families of this place got in a contest "who gets the tallest one" what a childish male game!!! but in that result they still have plenty of tourist today and a whole region can live of them! the place is lovely! you can get up the big tower next to the townhall, there is a museum in the first 2 floors that showes you well how they used live back then! from there is a very long stairecase which at the end takes a bit of confidence to get up! (absolutly nothing for people who are scared of hights!) when you made it you just have the most amasing view of the old town and espesually of tuscany! we were lucky with the weather, ahh so amasing!
after we made it down again, we got ourself icecream and wondert around a bit outside of the centre where you can sit on a wall and enjoy the view! we were all very impressed, it was calm and we felt free in a way, i guess because you can see that far!
that place was really worth seeing!
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view of tuscany
view of tuscany
the old town
the old town
the historic center
the historic center
for horses
for horses
San Gimignano Restaurants, Cafes & Food review
well, i don't remenber the name of the place we bought the ice cream, but i don't think it matters, i guess this place does generaly have the best ice… read entire review
San Gimignano
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