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Amazing panoramas

Small picturesque Tuscany town on a hill. Perfect panoramas around. Poor parking space. Somewhere... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
patspats
Very charming Toscany town

Much smaller than the more famous towns/cities, but so charming! Worth a detour, in less than an... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
demolvlaeminck
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Small picturesque Tuscany town on a hill. Perfect panoramas around. Poor parking space. Somewhere else to be a No. 1 tourist attraction. In Tuscany - one of hundred. But anyway, worth to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patspats
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Much smaller than the more famous towns/cities, but so charming! Worth a detour, in less than an hour you have enjoyed the charms of the town.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank demolvlaeminck
Reviewed 24 September 2017

San miniato is small but perfectly formed. We stayed there for 1 night . It is on the Via Francigena. it is an ancient hill town so there are lovely views over the Tuscan countryside from the edge of town

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lipsticklover
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A most attractive hill top town on the main railway line between Pisa and Florence. There is a free bus every few minutes from the railway station to San Miniato Alto, but there also appeared to be ample, easy parking. A small easily walkable town,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Ralph H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The center is small, but the main Plaza is beautiful and really worth a visit. The fresco decor on the buidlings are very well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Founded in the 700's, with a history of German-Roman emperors, cross knights, pope administration and monastery. Through Minato, the route from northern Europe went to Rome.From the tower of the 11th century, you see the rolling Tuscan landscape as far as the eye reaches. Here...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Two wonderful churches, a monestary and a big tower from where you can see almost the entire Tuscany! San Miniato is the first beautiful town to see when you move from Florence to Pisa on thw high way! There are so many good places where...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Enry B
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We walked through this historic city and enjoyed the quiet after spending 4 days in heavily touristed florence. Very quaint city centre with many sites.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank JoelK382
Reviewed 13 July 2015

very small centre but views from the tower were stunning though 400 steps to the top. park towards the bottom and walk up to fully appreciate

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank kasperc
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

It didn't take long to walk up to the Tower the view is worth the walk. Car park in the centre €1 for an hour. Two hours max needed to walk up and stop for coffee with a view. Further car park available down the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 590paulineb
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