9 days in Certaldo & San Gimignano Itinerary

9 days in Certaldo & San Gimignano Itinerary

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Certaldo
— 2 nights
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San Gimignano
— 6 nights

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Certaldo — 2 nights

Certaldo is a town and comune of Tuscany, Italy, in the Metropolitan City of Florence, in the middle of Valdelsa. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Palazzo Pretorio - Comune di Certaldo, take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Tommaso e Prospero, then engage your brain at Museo Leonardiano di Vinci, and finally appreciate the history behind L'Uomo Vitruviano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, admire the striking features of Walls of Monteriggioni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santissimi Jacopo e Filippo, then take an in-depth tour of Casa di Boccaccio, and finally stop by Artesia Ceramica.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Certaldo road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In July, daytime highs in Certaldo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Gimignano.
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San Gimignano — 6 nights

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Explore San Gimignano's surroundings by going to Siena (Scuola di Cucina di Lella, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more), Spiaggia di Baratti (in Baratti) and Cala Violina (in Scarlino). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, get to know the fascinating history of San Gimignano 1300, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Gimignano tour planner.

San Gimignano is just a stone's throw from Certaldo. In August in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night.
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