Comune Di Certaldo, Certaldo

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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. Arrange to visit Comune Di Certaldo and other attractions in Certaldo using our Certaldo itinerary planner .
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  • Typical medieval Hamlet, lanes offer a nice view of the city and its restaurants and wine bars where you can try local dishes. The city comes alive in July with the party "mercantia"
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  • This is good for a short day trip. Take the cable car to the top of the hill/old town, and there you find an old city protected at the top of the hill from invaders. Interesting, but quiet when we vis...  more »
  • Is the birthplace of Boccaccio and the village retains all its charm, and is definitely worth a visit-nice to walk to the main course. To see the palazzo pretorio, the Boccaccio's House and the Museum of sacred art.
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