San Gimignano: Tuscan Castle City and Countryside Walk

MODERATE 2 reviews

San Gimignano: Tuscan Castle City and Countryside Walk is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from February until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
994 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

city walk

historic site

San Gimignano is small Italian town located in the province of Siena in Tuscany. For the characteristic medieval architecture of its historic center was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town of San Gimignano is mostly intact in it's old appearance and is one of the best examples of urban organization in Europe of the communal age.

hiking
4 months ago

Walked up to the walled city from our air bnb and headed through the historic downtown from south to north then took a country road outside of town to the hilly countryside gravel road walking alongside farms, wineries, and agriturismos with amazing views of the San Gimignano city and towers in the distance. Took the loop around meeting up right back at the south end of the historic area. Classic ancient Italian town with open squares and narrow alleyways among the towers and churches surrounded by bucolic Tuscan countryside all around. Wubba lubba dub dub!!

hiking
1 month ago