San Gimignano is increasingly greener

logo biodistretto San Gimignano is increasingly greener Expression of a territory that keeps great tradition and a passion for enogastronomy with typical and genuine, in a concentration of quality that shines for numerous awards DOP – such like Vernaccia, Saffron,  Marzolino cheese.
The municipality of San Gimignano is increasingly greener and winking towards the environment and the organic, already among the core components of its great tourist appeal that make it a favorite destination for  holidays in nature and food & wine vacations in Tuscany
With the new year, the territory of the town of Siena – already UNESCO World Heritage Site for its ancient medieval village – adds an additional “quality certification” to their typical implicitly conferred by the new constitution of Biodistretto San Gimignano. Continue reading

San Gimignano and the Via Francigena

Via Francigena route San Gimignano and the Via Francigena
The famous Via Francigena, that crosses many historical towns in Tuscany, is an ancient historical pilgrimage route leading from Canterbury in the United Kingdom to the eternal city of Rome, the capital of Christianity.

Starting from the 11th century thousands and thousands of faithful pilgrims travelled in groups along the route, mostly on foot, on their way to Rome. All along this incredible itinerary, raised many trading activities like hostels, osterias, and refreshment stations, where the tired pilgrims could eat and regain their strengths before continuing their trip. Continue reading

Slow travelling to San Gimignano

In the age of mass tourism there is a special charm in finding the pace and the extent to slide within our sensations, slow down and listen to find that small is not only beautiful but that proposes itself as another way to travel more rewarding.

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Piazza del duomo a San Gimignano

 

A boutique hotel in San Gimignano is the right choice for those who choose to travel individually, preferring the thrill of waking up in the morning in a historic home and enjoy the charm of intimacy, of human relationships personal and authentic.