How to reach us

How to reach us

By Car:

From the North: Take the Autostrada A1 and exit at Firenze- Impruneta. Then get on the Firenze-Siena connection driving towards Siena. Exit at Poggibonsi-Nord and continue for about ten kilometers following the signs for San Gimignano.

From the South: Take the Autostrada A1 and exit at Valdichiana following the directions for Siena. Then get on the connection for Firenze-Siena in the direction of Firenze. Exit at Poggibonsi-Nord and continue for ten kilometers following the signs for San Gimignano.

From Pisa: Take the Superstrada FI-PI-LI and exit at Pontedera. At the roundabout follow the signs for Castelfalfi-Peccioli-Palaia-Volterra. At Castelfalfi you will find the signs that will lead you to San Gimignano.

By Train:

Exit the FS station at Poggibonsi. Here you will be able to take a taxi or public bus transportation which passes hourly for San Gimignano. Our hotel is approximately 300 meters from the bus stop. From April to mid-October, you may take the shuttle to Porta San Giovanni with a stop in Piazza della Cisterna (Mondays-Saturday mornings: Every 30 minutes).

By Plane:

If you land at the airport Aeroporto Galileo-Galilei in Pisa or the airport Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci in Firenze, you can rent a car in order to reach us, or, if not, make transport arrangements with our hotel. A charge will be levied for this service.

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Going Via dei Fossi for about 1km

At the crossroads, turn right onto Via della Ghiacciaia (towards parking P3 and P4)

Pass the traffic lights and enter the Z.T.L.

Drive via Folgore da San Gimignano

Take the second left onto Via delle Romite

At the traffic lights go straight ahead passing through the arch and get into Via Santo Stefano

On top of the hill turn right into Via del Castello

Once in the Piazza della Cisterna you will find our hotel on the left


In the center of the city where the Hotel La Cisterna is located, there exists a Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) Limited Traffic Zone. As a consequence, it is impossible to reach us directly by car except for loading and unloading baggage/luggage during a 20-minute time limit. (Please see above.)

You may leave your auto in one of the following parking areas which are kept under video surveillance but not guarded by uniformed individual:

  • Parking n. 2 - 300 meters - €2,00/hour - max. €15.00 per 24 hours
  • Parking n. 3/4 - 500 meters - €2,00/hour - max. €15.00 per 24 hours
  • Parking n.1 - 700 meters - €1.50/hour - max. €6.00 per 24 hours
  • Garage/box Guarded privately 300 meters from the hotel €25.00 per 24 hours upon request

We offer parking tickets for those who are staying with us longer than one night. These permit guests to enter and leave more frequently during the day without having to pay each time


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