The path, suitable for cyclists particularly trained on the distance seen the development of 240 miles, cross the territory of the 4 sites included in the UNESCO world heritage, included into the category of “ultra Gran Fondo” that corresponds to the extraordinary “Randonnées” , growing phenomenon which became established in Italy in the wake of some European events like the mythical leader Brest-Paris-Brest. Continue reading
Spring brings with it a great flourishing of cultural events in San Gimignano! In this season, the beautiful town with its many towers that characterize the profile of the hills overlooking the Val d’Elsa is indeed particularly active to start initiatives and as early as the month of May offers a calendar of events dedicated wide-ranging entertainment of tourists and citizens.
A bit in the wake of the famous “White Nights”, which for some years now keep pleasantly awake the major cities and their visitors , here comes every Friday during the month of May 2013 in San Gimignano the new event, “My night – San Gimignano open night ” Continue reading
The Vernaccia and San Gimignano are increasingly a winning combination not only for passionate lovers of good wine and typical products, but also for lovers of the sport of cycling, especially in the “city of a hundred spiers” which celebrates,every year, one of the highlights of the Italian cycling calendar and beyond.
The prestigious GranFondo della Vernaccia in San Gimignano started 17 years ago, crossing national borders in importance also boasts membership of nothing less than the UNESCO Cycling Tour,of which Sunday, May 12, 2013 in San Gimignano opens the calendar, assigning the first test with a breath of fresh air about selected paths, renewed than in previous editions with the inclusion of new short but challenging climbs. Continue reading