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San Gimignano from Rocca of Montestaffoli
Tuscany

San Gimignano is a small medioeval town in the province of Siena in Tuscany famous for its towers and its medieval architecture. View the complete Virtual Tour of San Gimignano on my site.

Copyright: Simona Bartolomei
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10680x5340
Taken: 07/08/2009
Uploaded: 22/08/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015
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Tags: siena; san gimignano; tuscany; tower
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More About Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.