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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. Using our world travel planner, Certaldo attractions like Comune Di Certaldo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The country is divided into high and low, for campers you can park at the entrance of the village in the trailer park where you can sleep. The climb to the top is by foot or by cable car. The country is all red for the stones used, nice view and nice artisans shops. You can also visit the Castle but arrived late.
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  • The medieval town is definitely worth a visit, well kept and evocative and valuable cultural heritage. Classic destination for every season and for every hour of the day. A little gem that never disappoints.
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  • The variety of veggies, cheeses, and fruits made for superb choices for homemade dinner at our apartment at Il Paluffo. Definitely for the locals so you are shoulder to shoulder with knowlegeable buye...  more »