San Gimignano movies: 6 films set in San Gimignano

FilmThe fascination exercised by the the architecture and urbanism of San Gimignano could not remain indifferent to the filmmakers. They were many, in fact, who found the small Tuscan village as the perfect setting for their films. Here is a short list of six major films fimed in San Gimignano

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10 things to know about San Gimignano

Taddeo_di_bartolo_san_gimignano San Gimignano is an ancient village and charming. For this reason, over the centuries, its history has been enhanced beyond measure. So we wanted to bring back in a list of ten points, some news that perhaps not everyone knows about the medieval town of San Gimignano. Continue reading

Ius primae noctis e la leggenda del Pozzo di San Gimignano

antico pozzo jus primae noctisIl nostro albergo deve il nome all’antico pozzo, un luogo racchiuso da un alone di mistero e leggenda che oggi vogliamo condividere con noi. Si dice, infatti, che questo fosse il luogo dove venivano appese le vergini per punire la loro opposizione allo “Ius primae noctis”. Ma in cosa consisteva questa tradizione medievale? Cerchiamo di scoprirlo insieme. Continue reading