San Gimignano is a beautiful medieval town in the Siena Province, Tuscany Italy. It is also called the town of the Hundred Towers, due to the many towers that can be seen from far away. The town sits on top of a hill surrounded by beautiful vines.
The Town is perfectly preserved in its Medieval architecture, surrounded by city walls. The town was a flourishing commerce centre till the death plague of 1348 when half the population died. Since than was frozen in time allowing to be perfectly preserved.
The town is famous for the Vernaccia di San Gimignano a refreshing white wine.
Andrea was born and raised in Northern Italy. At the age of 30 he moved to Vancouver Canada. Over the years he traveled extensively in North America, Europe, Central America and Asia. He is passionate about traveling, cruising and travel photography. He likes to write about his traveling and shows his travel photos.