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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Casa al Cantone' apposite 12th Pretorio Palace offers guests the chance to experience the atmosphere of a medieval town in two charming independent apartment.
Apart. "La Terrazza"
This apartment has traditional beamed ceilings and terracota floors
Consists: sitting/dining room, kitchen fully furnished (frigo - four firework, oven, kitchen utensils),
double sofa bed, double bed room, shower/wc. and a private,flower-filled roof terrace overlooking the rooftops to the countryside beyond.
Certaldo Alto, little medieval town is situated on a hill, still surrounded by the city wall, which was built entirely with red bricks and has preserved its fascinating integrity. Ideal for a romantic vacation in a relaxing surrounding, rich of history and culture in the hearth of Tuscany
Certaldo it is known worldwide especially as the hometown of Giovanni Boccaccio, who lived and died on 1375 in his house at Via Boccaccio
Lanes and squares,dominated since XII Century by the Pretorian Palace, show signs of Romanesque architecture and of thirteenth century paintings which are framed and surrounded by the arts of our times.
From Certaldo it is possible to reach in short time the most important towns and villages.
Distance : San Gimignano km. 10, Siena km. 30, Firenze Km. 40, Volterra km. 30, Pisa e Lucca km. 60.
Especially in the summer period, there are many cultural, musical and artistic events. In July the spectacular festival called 'MERCANTIA' with its street artists and artisans on every corner of Medieval town.
Certaldo has a railway station along the"Firenze-Siena" line.
The service train Firenze-Siena about every hour.
From house to station walking distance or by fynicolar.
Parking: free parking close to home for residents and guests
From here you can go for long country walks to the Canonica park.
In Certaldo Alto there are five restaurants, one pizzeria, handicraft, souvenirs and wines stores.
In the modern town center (walking distance or by funicolar) you will find supermarket, banks, bar, restautants,pharmacy. Market day: Wednesday
In Certaldo you can enjoy of recreational and sport activities: riding, swimming pool, tennis, trekking, Golf (10 Km)
The ospitality of the people of Certaldo, the conviviality of their cuisine, the beauty of their craft are ingredients for a pleasant sojourn in Tuscany, during which cultural occasions and spectacles are never missing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina Castagneto Carducci 80 km|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze 50 km, Nearest railway: Certaldo 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
About this location
The Tuscany region
Country House Nazzano it is located in Gambassi Terme at the border of three area: Florence, Siena, Pisa in the Tuscany centre.
From here it is possible to reach in short time the most important towns and villages.
Distances: Firenze km. 45 – Siena km. 35 – Monteriggioni km. 30 - Volterra km. 25 – Colle Val d’Elsa km. 15 - San Gimignano km. 10 – Montaione km. 7 - Certaldo km. 4 – Pisa- Lucca km. 65.
You can reach the beaches of the Tuscany coast: Marina di Castagneto Carducci, Maremma and Versilia km. 80.
The ospitality of Tuscany people the conviviality of their cuisine, the beauty of their craft are ingredients for a pleasant sojourn in Tuscany, during which cultural occasions and spectacles are never missing.
In Certaldo and Gambassi Terme (4 Km.) you will find supermarkets, banks, bar restaurants, pharmacy, food shops and you can enjoy of recreational and sport activities: riding, swimming pool, tennis, trekking, Golf – Castelfalfi-Montaione (km. 10).
In Certaldo there is the railway station Firenze-Siena line.
Especially in the summer period, there are many cultural, music and artistic events. In July in Certaldo the spectacular festival called "MERCANTIA" with its street artists and artisans on every corner of Medieval town and in San Gimignano the Opera Festival in August month. We can suggest you some itinerary of the undiscovered parts of Tuscany.
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3 Sep 2013
We had a wonderful trip in late May 2013. The apartment is not fancy, but it was exactly what we needed. Central location, good train access, and wonderful dining experiences in Certaldo Alto. We tr… More
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