Discover San Gimignano

San Gimignano topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it


Festivals, holidays, traditions, and other events in San Gimignano


A brief summary of the history of San Gimignano


A brief history of Florence and Tuscany, from prehistoric times to the 21C

The Artist in his Studio (c. 1730/35), by François Boucher in the Louvre, Paris

Art and architecture in Italy


From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history

Most of us have stared at a handy miles-to-kilometers converter right under our noses on our car dashboards

The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history