San Gimignano, a small walled town about halfway between Florence and Siena,

It is is famous for its fascinating medieval architecture and towers that rise above of all the other buildings offering an impressive view of the city.At the height of its glory, San Gimignano’s patrician families had built around 72 tower-houses as symbols of their wealth and power.
Although only 14 of these Tower-Houses have survived in our day, San Gimignano town still retains its feudal atmosphere and medieval appearance…Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990, San Gimignano offers visitors the chance to step back in time while enjoying its local products including saffron and its white wine, the Vernaccia di San Gimignano.