VIA FRANCIGENA-Canterbury to Rome Day 72

Day 72: San Gimignano to Monteriggioni
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One of the nicest walking days of the pilgrimageand two of the best towns; San Gimignano and Monteriggioni.

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San Gimignano is one of the most beautiful beautiful towns on the Via Francigena!

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Outer wall of San Gimignano at sunrise

And there is something endearing about the small medieval walled fortress village of Monteriggioni.

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Winter white truffles are just coming into season. The tagliolini with white truffles and a glass of Chianti Reserva made for a great dinner!
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Final uphill stretch into Monteriggioni

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View of church and our very pleasant accommodation; Casa Santa Maria Assumta and friendly host Benjamin.

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Olive harvesting season

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Approaching Monteriggioni

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