For the occasion, the lights that illuminate the Loggia del Teatro will be switched off from 8.30pm to 9.30pm, a time when everyone is invited to turn off the lights of the house, of a building, of a monument. «We renew with enthusiasm and conviction the adherence to this initiative - explains the councilor for the environment of the Municipality of San Gimignano Niccolò Guicciardini - because as municipal administration we have always embraced the objective of reducing energy consumption. For this reason, the invitation is also aimed at the whole population because they adhere to the initiative even if only by switching off their lights for an hour».
The Earth Hour has reached its twelfth edition and, year after year, it is involving a growing number of institutions and private citizens. San Gimignano, also known as the "Manhattan of the Middle Ages", is therefore preparing to darken its 72 towers, thus creating a unique spectacle of its kind, given that at night it is customary for residents and tourists to admire with their noses up "skyscrapers" of San Gimignano, illuminated among the stars. Saturday, March 30, instead, the night sky will mix with the "darkness" of the alleys of the village. And it will seem to return to the Dark Ages.
Add to calendar 2019-06-15 2019-06-16 Europe/Rome Holidays of the Masses Historical event that takes place in the city streets and squares, with staging of period stalls and arts and crafts related to the Middle Ages. San Gimignano
Historical event that takes place in the city streets and squares, with staging of period stalls and arts and crafts related to the Middle Ages.