Destination guide

Historic San Gimignano will entice you

Take a vacation to San Gimignano and enjoy the area's history, museums and cathedral. Well known for its cafés, 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-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around San Gimignano

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

How many vacation rentals are available around San Gimignano?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,038 house rentals around San Gimignano. From 761 Villas to 296 Farmhouses, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

Can I rent Villas in San Gimignano?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 761 Villas in San Gimignano. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Gimignano include:

  • Farmhouses: 296 lodging choices
  • Houses: 622 lodging choices
  • Country houses: 143 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Gimignano?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,366 vacation homes with pool available in San Gimignano.