Getting Married in San Gimignano
San Gimignano is a wonderful hill town in Tuscany famous for its medieval architecture that made Unesco declare it as a World Heritage Site. The wonderful high medieval towers which may be seen from several kilometres create a unique and spectacular skyline. Walking through the narrow streets and stunning squares of San Gimignano is like visiting a prestigious Museum. The wonderful high towers and medieval architecture of the city, the wood statues and sculptures, 14th century paintings and frescoes by the Florentine school inspire every passer-by.
The Dome of the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta and the Roman style church of Sant' Agostino housing works from some of the main Italian Renaissance artists including Andrea della Robbia are only some of masterpieces that warrant a visit. San Gimignano is also well known for the white wine Vernaccia, produced from the grapes grown in the area, as well as a very important center of the production of Saffron.
Legal Civil Ceremonies in San Gimignano are celebrated at the Town Hall Podesta's Palace, which dominates with with its high "Great Tower" the wonderful Dome square. The Town Hall is one of the most important monuments of San Gimignano and is also the home of the Civic Museum, filled with paintings by the Florentine and Sienese schools creating one of the most stunning settings for a Civil Ceremony as well as memorable photos.
For Legal Catholic Weddings Ceremonies there are many churches inside the walled town and in the nearby country area, with incredible views all around of olive groves, vineyards and sunflowers. There are also lovely Farmhouses, independent Villas with gardens and chapels perfect for Symbolic Ceremonies and Blessings. San Gimignano is also a great base to visit other areas of Tuscany, like Siena, Volterra, Certaldo, Florence and Chianti, all easily reachable for half-day tours. Even the Tyrrhenic coast can be reached in one hour by car.