A Special Day in San Gimignano like a Pilgrim on the Francigena way....
The intense experience of a passage through San Gimignano with the eyes of a medieval
pilgrim, visiting the many churches and convents in essential Roman style, but surprisingly
rich in frescoes of great artists such as Lippo Memmi, Bartolo di Fredi, Taddeo di Bartolo of
the Sienese School, Benozzo Gozzoli and Il Ghirlandaio of the Renaissance Florentine
School: New and Old Testament, the Annunciation, the Last Judgment, scenes of Saint
Augustine’s life, miracles and death of the local patron saints: Saint Fina, Saint Bartolo,
and Saint Gimignano.
Like a pilgrim on the hilly variant of the Francigena way, we’ll look for the open convents
and monasteries, in search of a spiritual hub and talk with the local monks, priests, sisters.
In the past, Templar knights used to protect the pilgrims along their way…
FOCUS ON SACRED SITES (1 hour)
From Monday to Friday EURO 15
Departure time: 6 pm (different time on request)
This focus can be combined with the Classic Tour of San Gimignano...
Euro 35 (Classic tour + Focus)