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  • Grocery shopping


    Bazar dei sapori
    A grocery shop selling local products including cured meats such as salami and prosciutto. They also have some unique products such as wild boar salami and deer prosciutto. There is a selection of local wines and olive oils.
    Address: Via San Giovanni 8 
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.bazardeisapori.it

  • Coop Supermarket

    A chain supermarket located just outside of the old centre. It sells a complete range and choice of products.
    Address: Via Baccanella 
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)

  • Mangius

    A typical grocery shop that emphasis Tuscan produce by selling a good selection of local products, such as the Cinta Senese and DOP Tuscan prosciutto, wild boar prosciutto, and the traditional Ricciarelli and panforte.
    Address: Via San Giovanni 113
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.mangius.it

  • La Dolce Vita

    A small shop run by Luca, who speak English. He sells a wonderful choice of locally made products, including jams, wine and olive oil. He will even do a tasting of the jams while telling you all about Tuscan food and its history. Definitely worth a visit for a unique product and experience.
    Address: Via Cellolese, 9 
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: ladolcevitasangimi.wix.com/dolcevita

  • Pasticceria Mauro e Maria

    A bakery which sells an excellent range of cakes and pastries. They also have a selection of chocolates. It definitely worth a stop.
    Address: Via San Giovanni
    35037 San Gimignano (SI)

  • Forno Boboli - Baker

    They have a large choice of bread plus some typical cakes and excellent local ricciarelli biscuits.
    Address: Viale Roma 15/A
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)

  • General shops


    Un mondo di sapori
    A little wine bar which is ideal for light lunches as it provides traditional cheese and cured meat boards to go with a choice of the local wines. They also do just wine tasting.
    Address: Via San Martino, 5
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.mondodisapori.it

  • I Macchiaioli

    A wine bar and deli which is perfect for a relaxing lunch while enjoying an excellent glass of local wine. They have a choice of wines to taste and buy.
    Address: VIa XX Settembre 3
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.facebook.com/imacchiaioli/info?tab=overview#_=_

  • Bar la Piazzetta

    Located in the main street through the town this is a fantastic café for breakfast or to enjoy an aperitivo while admiring the view.
    Address: Piazzetta Filippo Buonaccorsi, 5
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.barpiazzetta.it

  • Gelateria Dondoli

    The best and a famous ice cream parlour. It's mentioned in all the main guides books and definitely worth a stop for their large range of flavours and excellent ice cream. In the summer you will need some patience as the queue can be long.
    Address: Via Della Cisterna 4
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.gelateriadondoli.com

  • Macallè

    A jeweler located in the main street through San Gimignano. They have some lovely items, no two pieces are identical. Definitely worth browsing for a gift.
    Address: Via S. Matteo, 7
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.matteomacalle.com

  • Forme d'Arte Cacioteca

    A cheese shop. It has a wonderful choice of local pecorino cheeses. There is also a selection of other local products.
    Address: Via S. Matteo, 7
    53037 San Gimignano (SI)
    Web: www.formedarte.com

  • Services


    Bank
    There are several banks with ATM facilities. The ATMs accept all major credit cards. Banks are open only in the mornings during the week.

    Petrol
    There are two petrol stations with self-service facilities available. Make sure you have cash notes as the self-service facilities do not always accept cards.

    Post office
    Located in Piazza delle Erbe and open only in the morning

  • Medical


    Farmacia Comunale - Pharmacy
    There is a pharmacy available in the main square in the historical centre.

    Doctor
    There is a first aid and medical centre in Via S. Matteo

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