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 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,160 house rentals around San Gimignano. From 678 Houses to 790 Villas, 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.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Gimignano:

  • San Gimignano City Centre: 134 vacation rentals
  • Oltrarno: 1,336 vacation rentals
  • Gavinana: 721 vacation rentals
  • San Lorenzo: 2,553 vacation rentals
  • Porta al Prato: 2,129 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to San Gimignano?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in San Gimignano. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum San Gimignano 1300: 6,687 home rentals
  • Museum of Sacred Art: 6,696 home rentals
  • San Gimignano Communal Palace: 6,687 home rentals
  • Ornithological Museum: 6,688 home rentals
  • Podesta's Palace: 6,712 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in San Gimignano?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 678 Houses in San Gimignano. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Gimignano include:

  • Villas: 790 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 64 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 318 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 3,448 vacation homes with pool available in San Gimignano.

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