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When there is fog in the valley, to whom comes from the access roads, still miles away, San Gimignano appears behind a suddenly sharp hairpin, clear in its monochromatic lines, as if suspended on the gray ripples.
The color of the stone suggests its solid and dense roots in a remote history.
When the clouds gather on the hillocks of the village, which form a black curtain behind them, the country stands out against it with a harsh sign.
In certain sunsets instead the towers light up with intense pink colors to switch off when the twilight degrades.
Since the stone absorbs every light, it enhances its modulation and intensity (...). - Roberto Guicciardini
The Fattoria Guicciardini complex rose in the second half of the 15th century, after the second surrounding-walls of the town were built in 1260 Read more..
The Guicciardini farm holiday apartments are located in the very centre of San Gimignano, near Piazza Sant'Agostino and the medieval gate “Porta San Matteo” Read more..
The visit consists of 1) the tour of the historic cellars, 2) the visit to the museum and 3) the tasting of some of the most important wines produced by the farm Read more..
Fattoria Guicciardini is located in the medieval old town of San Gimignano, between Porta San Matteo and the monastic complex of Sant'Agostino with its famous cloister.