What to do in San Miniato? Can we say anything ?? Yes, we say it! You will have the opportunity to walk outdoors with a breathtaking view and visit some famous historical places, or enjoy a delicious sandwich sitting on a bench or have dinner in one of our famous restaurants, perhaps with a good tagliolino whit white truffle from San Miniato!
Find out what to do in the small medieval village of San Miniato
What to do
in San Miniato
Discover San Miniato
Every first Sunday of the month the historic center hosts the craft market and the shops are open to buy souvenirs or delicacies from our area, while in November the famous “White Truffle Exhibition” awaits you and you’ll have the opportunity to taste and buy our delicious truffles.. And not only! During summer San Miniato hosts the “Popular Drama”, “La luna è azzurra” and much more!
San Miniato is just waiting to be discovered!
On the streets of San Miniato
What to do in San Miniato
Guided tour in the historical center
San Miniato and its history
San Miniato has so much to offer and it will be an honor to bring you to discover this beautiful medieval city. The meeting point, where you will have a first historical briefing, will be in Piazza del Prato del Duomo, where we will visit the oldest part of the city which includes many historical buildings.
We will reach the highest part of the city dominated by the majestic Tower of Federico II: once climbed to the top, you’ll enjoy a beautiful 360-degree panoramic view of the whole valley!
Returned to the historical center, we’ll visit the Church of Santissimo Crocifisso and then move to Piazza della Repubblica where we could observe the famous Palace of the Episcopal Seminary. Our tour will end in Piazza del Popolo where we’ll visit the Church of San Domenico with a very particular fresco inside.
Guided Tour to the Charcoal Alley and the historical center of San Miniato
Discover San Miniato
What would a medieval city be without its “secret passages”? With this tour you will have the opportunity to visit a little known route, which will allow you to enjoy a wonderful view from another angulation of San Miniato: the Charcoal Alley.
Our guided tour will start from Via Carducci, where we will walk along this beautiful alley brought back to life by the great organization of the “Moti Carbonari” association and the citizens of San Miniato. After our walk we’ll visit the beautiful Church of Santissimo Crocifisso, and the Piazza del Prato del Duomo, the oldest part of the city which includes many historic buildings.
We’ll reach the highest part of the city where we will have the opportunity to rest a bit in the shadow of the majestic Tower of Federico II: once climbed to the top, you’ll enjoy a beautiful 360-degree panoramic view of the whole valley!
Once back in the historic center, we’ll pass in front of the beautiful Palace of the Episcopal Seminary and our visit will end in Piazza del Popolo where we could visit the Church of San Domenico with a very particular fresco inside.
Discover the taste and the secrets of the truffle of San Miniato
San Miniato is also famous for its delicious white truffle! So why not give yourself a unique experience that you will remember over the years? Among the luxuriant hills of San Miniato we offer you the famous Truffle Hunting in San Miniato: guided by an experienced truffle hunter and his dog, we will try to find the famous Gold of the Earth!
Our tour will begin in a pre-established meeting place where we would have a first meeting in which we will show you what we are going to do and how we should behave. Later, with our own vehicles, we will reach out the woods where we will look for truffles! The hunt lasts approximately an hour in which you will be transported to a magical world where nature reigns supreme: you will learn stories and legends and learn all about this famous tuber which has been considered since the time of the ancient Greeks delicious and aphrodisiac!
Once we finished our trip, we will say goodbye, otherwise you can choose other options: have lunch with the truffle you found in one of the most delicious restaurants in San Miniato and then give yourself a guided tour in the medieval village!
Guided tour in the historical center of San Miniato and visit to a local winery
Guided tour and Wine tasting
When we look at San Miniato, we are observing a piece of history, a city born thousands of years ago, full of charm! What we propose is a beautiful visit among its famous alleys and buildings, to enjoy this small medieval village that still today smells of history, ancient events, legends and much more!
But since San Miniato is not only a land of history and truffles, but also of good wine, why not to taste some of the most delicious wines in some of the most famous wineries in our area to enjoy this delicious nectar? Our winemakers are very proud of their productions and will be happy to accompany you on small tours through the beautiful vineyards that color our hills, telling you stories of their family production that, generation after generation, continues to give us the best wine in Tuscany!
You will have the opportunity to taste the finest wines comfortably seated and to savor one of the typical experiences of our area! We are sure you will be fully satisfied, also because afterwards you can buy the wines that you liked the most, to bring home a tasty memory of our wonderful hills!
Join us on a exciting urban adventure and discover the places of San Miniato!
According to legend an old witch is hiding in the woods in the valley of the city of San Miniato. Nobody has ever seen her, but it’s said that it is capable of launching curses even with the single thought and this is why the Samminiatesi take it easy to stay away from those woods, nobody wants to go there!
On a hot summer day, while we were at the library to consult ancient books concerning the history of San Miniato, in the middle of the pages of a manuscript we found this letter written around the 13th century…
Discover with us The Curse of Barbuccia Witch in an exciting treasure hunt in San Miniato that we are sure will win you over!
Will you be able to find the clues hidden around San Miniato to solve the Curse?
Immortalize your romantic marriage proposal!
Engagement in San Miniato
The emotion of eternal love, smiles and special memories: this is what we want to offer to couples in love!
Immortalize this unique moment forever, that intimacy of the promise that will always remain as an indelible memory thanks to photographs that contain smiles, joyful tears, kisses and caresses!
The Engagement photography service in San Miniato serves to immortalize the exact moment when you pop up the question: “Want to marry me?” That’s the most beautiful and exciting moment and in our suggestive medieval village of San Miniato we’ll let that your love tells a story that, thanks to the wonderful panoramic views, will remain forever in your memories.