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.

Where to stay near San Gimignano?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,120 holiday rentals near San Gimignano. From 687 Houses to 766 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near San Gimignano for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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: 129 holiday homes
  • Santo Spirito: 1,328 holiday homes
  • Oltrarno: 1,343 holiday homes
  • Santissima Annunziata: 1,592 holiday homes
  • Basilica of Santa Croce: 1,959 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?

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

  • Ornithological Museum: 6,757 holiday rentals
  • Podesta's Palace: 6,763 holiday rentals
  • Museo Civico: 6,725 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Sacred Art: 6,760 holiday rentals
  • Casa e Torre Campatelli: 6,750 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Gimignano listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in San Gimignano?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 687 Houses in San Gimignano. Our other popular types of San Gimignano holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 766 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 65 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 322 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments 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 3,417 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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