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Things to do

  • Ten pin bowling

    If you're looking for a non tourist activity consider going to the bowling centre on the road between Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. Weekend evenings you should book in advance.
    Address: Loc. Fosci 28,  53036 Poggibonsi (SI)
    Tel: +39 0577 988024
    Web: http://www.bowlinggreenpad.com

  • Parco Archeologico - Archeologic park

    There is also the possibility to have guided visits
    Address: Parco Archeologico di Poggibonsi, Fortezza Medicea, 53036 Poggibonsi (SI)
    Tel: +39 347 3746360
    Web: www.parco-poggibonsi.it

  • Archeodromo

    Located inside the archeological park and open only on Sunday afternoons. It is a park which has a reconstruction of a medieval village.
    Web: www.archeodromopoggibonsi.it

  • Festivals and Events


    Festa di S. Lucchese
    For the patron saint of Poggibonsi there is a festival on the 28th April. It includes a religious procession around the church dedicated to the saint. Along the road towards the church there are stalls selling various objects and also food. At the end of the day there is also a fireworks display.

  • Il Pigio

    Held in October, this is an event based around the production and sale of wine. The seven areas of the city participate in a competition where they have to press grapes within a certain time limit, the winner is who has the most juice resulting. The winner receives as bottle painted by a local artist.

  • Sagra della Rana

    A frog festival held during June in Staggia Senese, which is a village a short distance away from Poggibonsi. This is an evening food festival specialising in frogs legs (a local delicacy) but there are other items on the menu for those who do not want to try frogs legs.

  • Wine tastings


    Cantina Social del Chianti - there are two direct sale points http://www.cantinasocialechianti.it/english/stores-chianti.html

  • Tourist office


    Address: Piazza Mazzini 6, 53036 Poggibonsi (SI)
    Tel: +39 0577 935113

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