La Cisterna hotel is located in the historical centre of San Gimignano in a restricted traffic area. You can reach us by car (or up to 9-seater minivan) for luggage unloading and loading (parking is allowed for 20 minutes), following the path marked on the city map hereby.
Motorbikes can be parked in our inner courtyard for free (driving directions are the same).
Map showing route to reach the hotel.
get off at POGGIBONSI station, where you can catch a taxi or bus
that leaves approximately every hour. Please get off the bus at "San Giovanni gate" bus stop (the first one arriving in town) 300 metres far from the hotel. From the end of April to the middle of October you can catch the city bus at Porta San Giovanni, getting off at Piazza della Cisterna (from Monday to Saturday morning, every half hour)
from the North on the Autostrada A1, exit at FIRENZE IMPRUNETA and then immediately enter Raccordo (blue sign SI-FI) to SIENA. After about 40km exit at POGGIBONSI-NORD and follow signs to San Gimignano, approx. 10km.
from the South exit the Autostrada A1 at VALDICHIANA and drive towards SIENA. Near Siena follow signs to FIRENZE take Raccordo (blue sign SI-FI). Exit at POGGIBONSI-NORD and follow directions to San Gimignano
from Pisa take the free-way FI-PI-LI and exit at PONTEDERA (pay attention and don't exit at the previous Pontedera-Ponsacco). At the big roundabout follow signs to CASTELFALFI-PECCIOLI-PALAIA-VOLTERRA. Once in Castelfalfi, follow signs to San Gimignano.
You can reach the hotel by car following signs to “Agli Hotel del centro storico”, or to Parking lot n.3 "Bagnaia", and then driving on following sings to Hotel La Cisterna.
Driving is allowed only for luggage unloading and loading (parking is allowed for 20 minutes).
Car must be then parked at fixed price in one of the four public parking lots (video-surveilled), located around the city walls. A very good service to avoid driving in and out the historical centre is the shuttle service.
Shuttle service Park&Ride Line 1 Citybus
From the end of April to the beginning of October from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm (from Monday to Saturday morning every half hour) a shuttle service is available, with bus stop at Piazza della Cisterna. Price of round trip: 1.50 Euro.
Shuttle Hotel minibus: We offer our customers a shuttle service to and from the Parking lots (only on their arrival and their departure) every day from 9 am to 11 am and from 3 pm and 7 pm The price is 8,00 Euro per room for two trips (round trip). Service by appointment only on our booking online or by mail, with the approximate time of arrival and departure. Upon arrrival in San Gimignano call our Hotel at the following phone nr. +39 0577940328 or +39 3359602830