A few steps away from the ancient walls of San Gimignano, with an enchanting view on Chianti landscapes, lies the Relais Santa Chiara. It’s one of the best hotels in San Gimignano and its privileged location allows you to enjoy the charm of the medieval city, an UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1990 and, at the same time, to benefit of the intimacy and quiet of the Tuscan countryside.
A pleasant short walk will take you to all the great historical and artistic places that this small village is famous for all over the world. Yes, staying in San Gimignano is, first of all, living in history: you will be fascinated by the surrounding historical buildings and towers dating 1300 and overlooking Piazza della Cisterna, Piazza del Duomo, Piazza delle Erbe.
You can choose several routes to better visit the town: you can walk searching the churches that have offered shelter to pilgrims who traveld along Via Francigena, or wander through the narrow streets that open onto breathtaking panoramic view or simply sit in one of the many outdoor cafes and wine bars and enjoy a good glass of wine tasting typical tuscan cheese and salami.