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Holiday houses in San Gimignano & holiday apartments in San Gimignano

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Total rating of San Gimignano

4.5 out of 5 (212 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about San Gimignano 

  • 5.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Beate wrote
    on 26/10/2017, travel period: October 2017

    “San Gimignano is a wonderful Tuscan old town.”

    This review has been given for property no. 133864 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer has submitted the following rating
    on 16/10/2017

    highly recommended

    This review has been given for property no. 763839

  • 5.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Gnapp wrote
    on 23/09/2017, travel period: September 2017

    “Shopping available.
    Restaurants also in place.
    San Gimignano is one of the highlights in Tuscany.”

    This review has been given for property no. 843555 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 10/09/2017

    “Although a little out of the way, nevertheless everything was good and within a short time attainable.”

    This review has been given for property no. 133864 The review of the location has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 5.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Hervé wrote
    on 04/09/2017

    “Full of beautiful things to see: Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Monterigioni, chainti, nature.”

    This review has been given for property no. 652975 The review of the location has been automatically translated from French. Back to the original language


This is how holiday rental owners described San Gimignano

San Gimignano rises on a hill (334m high) dominating the Elsa Valley with its towers. Once the seat of a small Etruscan village of the Hellenistic period (200-300 BC) it began its life as a town in the 10th century taking its name from the Holy Bishop of Modena, St. ...
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Gimignano, who is said to have saved the village from the barbarian hordes. The town increased in wealth and developed greatly during the Middle Ages thanks to the "Via Francigena" the trading and pilgrim's route that crossed it. Such prosperity lead to the flourishing of works of art to adorn the churches and monasteries. In 1199 it became a free municipality and fought against the Bishops of Volterra and the surrounding municipalities. Due to internal power struggles it eventually divided into two factions one headed by the Ardinghelli family (Guelphs) and the other by the Salvucci family (Ghibellines). On the 8th May 1300 Dante Alighieri came to San Gimignano as the Ambassador of the Guelph League in Tuscany. In 1348 San Gimignano's population was drastically reduced by the Black Death Plague throwing the city into a serious crisis which eventually led to its submission to Florence in 1353. In the following centuries San Gimignano overcame its decline and isolation when its beauty and cultural importance together with its agricultural heritage were rediscovered. The construction of the towers dates back to the 11th and 13th centuries. The architecture of the city was influenced by Pisa, Siena and Florence. There are 14th century paintings of the Sienese School to be seen and 15th century paintings of the Florentine School.
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source: Soc. Coop Poggio alle Fonti

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  • Property no. 843555
    + 3 more
    from GBP 446
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine,
    5.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
    There are 3 further property types with 3 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 763839
    from GBP 657
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday home for max. 5 persons

    Approx. 110 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Complete WLAN coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 67 km, ,
    4.9 out of 5
    11 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 885797
    from GBP 2,301
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday home for max. 10 persons

    5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, ,
  • Property no. 871711
    from GBP 939
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, , ,
  • Property no. 878117
    from GBP 973
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, ,
  • Property no. 473361
    from GBP 5,306
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday home for max. 14 persons

    7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher, ,
  • Property no. 350323
    from GBP 364
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 40 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet
    4.4 out of 5
    5 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 864670
    from GBP 572
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 3 persons

    Approx. 60 m², 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, dishwasher, sea approx. 70 km,
    4.5 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 870430
    + 2 more
    from GBP 646
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 65 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine,
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 880469
    + 2 more
    from GBP 536
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 2 persons

    Approx. 70 m², 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, WLAN, washing machine, non-smoking property,
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 1232345
    from GBP 1,183
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday home for max. 3 adults + 3 children

    Approx. 130 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (on request), satellite TV, washing machine, non-smoking property, beach approx. 70 km,
  • Property no. 350865
    + 4 more
    from GBP 442
    for 1 week

    San Gimignano, Tuscany (Siena Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 54 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN,
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
    There are 4 further property types with 4 accommodations for this complex
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