Things to see and do - Certaldo
Certaldo Travel guide
Certaldo : Michelin's recommendations
Although the town of Certaldo, near San Gimignano, may seem disappointing at first glance, it is worth continuing up to Certaldo Alto, either via the modern town or by cable-car. Built of pink brick and surrounded by walls, the delightful upper town has a charming, peaceful atmosphere, and seems little changed from the time when Boccaccio (1315-75), author of Decameron, lived here.
Tourist attractions Certaldo : Things to see and do
P.za el Vicariato 5 I - 50052 Certaldo
It is impossible to miss this handsome palace standing at the top of the village, with its frontage covered in marble and terracotta coats of arms of the local magistrates in the Middle Ages. Rebuilt in the 16C, the palace contains frescoes by Pier F..
Via Boccaccio I - 50052 Certaldo
The charm of the old town of Certaldo, a few streets encircled by medieval walls overlooking the attractive Elsa Valley, is indisputable. Take the time to wander past its fine old buildings, catching a sudden glimpse of the plain down below. The pres..
Strada Provinciale 79 Lucardese I - 50052 Fiano
Overlooking the Chianti Hills, Antica Locanda Il Palchetto Hotel Ristorante features an outdoor pool fitted with sun loungers and parasols. Guests can enjoy the view from the garden and terrace. With parquet floors and wood beamed ceilings, the air-..
Via Tavolese 221 I - 00187 Marcialla
Set in Marcialla, Villa Tavolese offers spacious rooms with original features of the villa. Its outdoor swimming pool has unforgettable views across the Tuscan countryside. Rooms at Hotel Villa Tavolese are air conditioned and come with satellite TV..