San Gimignano is famous as the town of many towers. It has been awarded the UNESCO World Heritage status, there are only 15 remaining towers out of 75, it is the symbol of Medieval Tuscany and within its town walls man can still imagine the life of ancient times. Famous, historical resort with 7000 inhabitants in the centre of the region, on top of a hill with beautiful view, 45 km south-west from Firenze, 40 km north-west from Siena. All shops, restaurants etc. in the resort. Access: motorway A1 Firenze - Siena, exit number "Poggibonsi". Railway station "Poggibonsi" 10 km. For arrivals by plane: airport Firenze (FLR) 60 km.
Distances: San Gimignano 2 km, Siena 28 km, Florence 38 km, Volterra 26 km, Pisa 77 km, Lucca 75 km.
Shopping center (open on Sundays) in Poggibonsi at approx. 6 km away. The renowned Fattoria Poggio Alloro is within walking distance, at only 800 meters from Villa Iris. There you can have lunch or dinner every day with typical local dishes. It is also possible to organize a wine tasting and buy some of the best wines of the Chianti area and other organic products from the farm itself.