San Gimignano

San Gimignano experience

Tay Travels

San Gimignano
…or, as I like to say, San Chimichanga…
is a hidden gym in Italy out in the Tuscan countryside.

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Imagine driving an hour through nothing but Italian vineyards
until you look up and see a medieval skyline on top of a hill out in the distance.
That’s San Gimignano.

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It’s literally in the middle of nowhere,
and it looks as if nobody has touched the city since it was built in the 13th century.
The only sign of change is the shops inside of the ancient buildings.
Old homes, trades, and shops have been transformed into hotels, gelatarias, and trattorias.

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I could write about this town for pages and pages,
but I’ll spare you some time and narrow it down to my three favorite highlights-

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1. Lunch with a view
My meal was easily in my top five meals of my month of Italian food,
and my view was…

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