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Fonti medievali

Via delle Fonti, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Bit of a trek

Unique piece of history so worth the walk. Indeed the tranquil walk around the walls is part of the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
David W
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Take a walk

You have to walk outside the walls to see this system that was used to bring water to San... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
14 Apr 2018
“Bit of a trek”
19 Nov 2017
“Take a walk”
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Via delle Fonti, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Unique piece of history so worth the walk. Indeed the tranquil walk around the walls is part of the joy. Look carefully into the pools

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

You have to walk outside the walls to see this system that was used to bring water to San Gimignano. It is worth the walk.

Thank michael p
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located outside the walls of the city these wells once provided all the water for the city. You have to walk down quite a steep slope to get to these but it is worth it especially if walking the city walls.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This place reminds me so much of the moment when Ezio Auditore is jumping over the water underneath San Gimignano. So if you are fan of the Assassin's Creed game, you will love this. It is simply fascinating. The whole area around it was deserted...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Neat old water source of San Gimignano. Instead of entering the South Gate, walk right along the outside of the walls. Worth the walk and the short hill back up into the city. No crowds.

Thank Matthew W
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

After a pleasant long walk from the city walls down hill, these Medieval fountains are a disappointment. They are basically stagnant pools in a Medieval open building with a few pipes falling water into the pools of water not what I class as fountains. Then...More

Thank TeamWard
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

While at first we were reluctant to make the descent (with the knowledge that a subsequent ascent would be required to return to our hotel!), we were glad we bit the bullet and visited the Fonti medievali. It was a sublimely serene place well below...More

Thank Victoria O
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

I wish we knew more about this fountain's history. It's a really cool little spot to see. Very steep walk to get to it. Not anything I would see back home.

Thank EllaHoff
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We entered the city and decided to walk in the direction of the medieval fountains first. We couldn't find them initially but this lead us on the most spectacular way to enter the city - the views from here were extraordinary. Upon leaving we tried...More

Thank Megan M
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Yet another treasure is San Gimignano with the best GELATO ! The pizza place just outside of the walls and overlooking the valley is fantastic and a must eat at place as it use to be an Olive oil processing place and well worth a...More

Thank Stephen W
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