Tuscany: San Gimignano Surroundings
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More photos in the vicinity:
San Gimignano - View over the village
Towers of San Gimignano
San Gimignano - Piazza della Cisterna
|Hundreds of years ago the residents of San Gimignano grew crocuses and exported saffron throughout the known world. In the meantime, saffron's place in San Gimignano's economy has been taken by Vernaccia, a white wine with unknown origin.
Date: May 13, 2005
Longitude: 11° 2.58'
Latitude: 43° 28.06'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08