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Comune Di Certaldo, Certaldo

(4.6/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Located less than an hour by train from Florence, the hilltop town of Comune Di Certaldo served as the home of the family of poet Giovanni Boccaccio. You’ll find their red brick home along with a statue of the man himself in the main square. The Palazzo Pretorio offers another point of interest, as its frescoes date from the 13th to the 16th century. Check online in advance to see if your visit coincides with a street festival. Keep an eye out for weddings taking place in this scenic location. Using our world travel planner, Certaldo attractions like Comune Di Certaldo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Small village in the province of Florence, is rich in history, to visit the palazzo pretorio, the Bocaccio House and the Church where there is the grave of Boccaccio, very characteristic alleys and the scenery.
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  • 4 days break in Tuscany and returning with the camper to Bologna we decide to stop at this location. Short stroll and reach the main square where the funicular in the upper part of the village. Unfortunately, given the late hour that we reached was virtually everything is closed and we didn't get to visit several attractions of historical interest, however the walk in the village, in 30/40 minutes you visit all, deserves. We will definitely be returning!
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  • Really enjoyed exploring this place! From the historical significance to the medieval feel that takes you back in time!  more »