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The Wild Side Of San Gimignano with Wine Tasting

  • AVAILABILITYAll year round
  • STARTS9:00 am
  • DURATION4 hrs approx
  • LIVE GUIDE English

Let’s explore the wildest side of San Gimignano! With this San Gimignano hiking you will discover the ancient village of Castelvecchio, situated inside a Nature Reserve in the countryside very close to the Manhattan of Middle Ages.

From Jun 15 to Sept 15, available 2 DEPARTURES per day: at 9:00 AM or at 4:00 PM, choose your preferred time.


  • Regularly enabled Tourist and Hiking guide
  • Vernaccia wine tasting paired with local products
  • Donation for the local association “Gruppo Storico di Castelvecchio” for the archaeological area’s maintenance
What To Expect

Accompanied by your regularly qualified guide you will be immersed in the wild nature, far from the chaos of the town.
Join this San Gimignano hiking and you will discover its unique features walking along ancient paths once used by shepherds and woodsmen.
During the hiking you will get to the ruins of Castelvecchio, a village built up on a strategic hill in order to defend San Gimignano from its harshest enemy towns during the Middle Ages.
You will walk inside the village’s archaeological ruins where you can still recognize the private houses, shops, mills, the Church and the sighting tower from where you will enjoy a boundless landscape!
To end this unforgettable experience, you’ll reach a cozy local farm where you’ll taste the authentic flavor of the famous white wine made in San Gimignano called Vernaccia and other excellent local products.

Meeting Point

You will meet your guide at Parking area by the Nature Reserve entrance


Additional Info

For the activity we are going to make an average physical preparation and a good health condition are required (please notify any eventual particular health condition in advance)

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Requirements: Hiking boots or gym shoes (NO sandals or open shoes), comfortable clothing, backpack, water 1l at least, hat. For any other information, please contact us

This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Children under the age of 11 not admitted. In any case they must be used to walk

Transfer Service

For private transfer request, please send us an e-mail indicating the place of departure, we will provide you with a quote

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the start date of the experience, in case of no show no refund expected