San Gimignano Bell Tower, San Gimignano

Built by the city's powerful patrician families in the age of feudalism, San Gimignano Bell Tower is a reminder of a once-ubiquitous architectural trend. Admire at the 14 different towers still in existence, the tallest of which stands 54 m (177 ft) high. At one point, 72 of these study stone structures accentuated the town's skyline. Climb more than 250 steps to the top of the Torre Grossa for views of the other towers and the Tuscan countryside. Make San Gimignano Bell Tower part of your personalized San Gimignano itinerary using our San Gimignano trip builder site.
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  • The tower is a highlight of San Gimignano. It gets busy so go early or late and avoid weekends. The stair case has rolling visual display that you either love or find vertigo inducing, as are the...  more »
  • these are the best views of the entire area. The stairs and set up in the tower are modern and not to challenging. The last "climb" is ladder style but its a short distance. Many rewards from the.....  more »

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