6 days in San Gimignano & Siena Itinerary

6 days in San Gimignano & Siena Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Gimignano
San Gimignano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: San Gimignano

San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Gimignano: Le mura di Lucca (in Lucca) and Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, make a trip to Historic Centre of San Gimignano, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, and contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano tour website.

If you are flying in from Iceland, the closest major aiports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard


Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

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You can drive from San Gimignano to Siena in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbazia di San Galgano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Wine Tours & Tastings