Destination guide

Historical San Gimignano will entice you

Take a holiday to San Gimignano and enjoy the area's history, museums and cathedral. Well known for its cafes, wineries and monuments, this walkable city won't disappoint. Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta and Roman Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around San Gimignano

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that San Gimignano has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castello di Monsanto (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Villa da Filicaja (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Castello della Paneretta (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Isole e Olena Winery (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Tenuta Maiano (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Rossi Alabastri Volterra (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in San Gimignano

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Gimignano is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The SottoVico Garden (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Enoteca Italiana (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Chianti Sculpture Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Orto Botanico dell'Universita di Siena (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • All'Orto de' Pecci (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Val di Merse (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around San Gimignano

The nearest airport is in Florence (FLR-Peretola), located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around San Gimignano?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,080 holiday rentals around San Gimignano. From 835 villas to 2,031 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around San Gimignano is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Gimignano?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in San Gimignano:

  • San Gimignano City Centre: 126 holiday homes
  • Santo Spirito: 1,146 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,169 holiday homes
  • Duomo: 2,174 holiday homes
  • Sant' Ambrogio: 2,300 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to San Gimignano?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in San Gimignano. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ornithological Museum: 6,574 holiday rentals
  • Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine Museum: 6,579 holiday rentals
  • San Gimignano Communal Palace: 6,574 holiday rentals
  • Medieval Criminal and Torture Museum: 6,574 holiday rentals
  • Tenuta Torciano Winery: 7,236 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Gimignano listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in San Gimignano?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 835 Villas in San Gimignano. Our other popular types of San Gimignano holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,031 holiday houses
  • Houses: 594 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 256 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Gimignano?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,551 holiday homes with pool available in San Gimignano. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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