San Gimignano March 7th 2010 (Saturday March 6) After arriving at the farmhouse and getting situated we headed right off for San Gimignano. There are many small hill towns in the Tuscany region and this one is only 10 minutes away from where we are staying.
San Gimignano is one of the "larger" hill towns in the area, however by larger it just means that its area is measured in yards instead of feet. The whole town is onl ... read more
Europe » Italy » Tuscany » San Gimignano Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more