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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  • Back for the second time this city transports you into the Middle Ages, despite the impressive number of shops. Quietness reigns there, time passed and towers are always erected majestically
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  • Spectacular view after climbing 200+ stairs. We were there on a georgous day so we could see 360 degrees of the beautful Tuscan countryside. I'm not fond of heights these days so the walk down on the ...  more »
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