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The group of towers in this medieval town have dwindled in number over the years, but they are still the main attraction. A climb to the top of the bell tower provides an outstanding view of the city within the walls and the countryside beyond....More
The San Gimignano Bell Tower or the 'Campanile della Collegiata' was built by the city's powerful patrician families in the age of feudalism,
The tower is a reminder of a once-ubiquitous architectural trend.
The Collegiata is neither the oldest (Rognosa Tower) nor the tallest (Torre...More
My wife climbed this tower - lots of steps - and, luckily for me, took lots of photos from the top. Stunning.
Well worth paying to take the climb but there are 200+ steps to negotiate, and a ladder at the very top.
We were the first people to climb the tower that day which makes all the difference. The last flight is tough and once it gets crowded is almost impossible to negotiate. The views are fantastic but not worth the headache of the crowds once too...More
...but I won't do it again. The view is fantastic once you get to the top.
However...all of us managed to have a freak out about the stairs in our various ways. Both my husband and I are not good with heights which manifests itself...More