Ancient house in medieval town
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.
Apartment “Fiammetta"- (2+2guests) The apartment has traditional beamed ceilings and terracotta floors- Sitting/dining room, kitchen corner, double sofa bed, double bed room, shower/wc.
On the first floor there is another apartment "La Terrazza" (2 +2 beds).
The two apartments are connected by an internal staircase and can be rented as a unit.
Wi-fi Internet access
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Certaldo Alto there are five restaurants, one pizzeria, handicraft, souvenirs and wines stores. Certaldo has a railway station along the'Firenze - Siena' line.
Parking: free near house
Car not needed
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Marina di Castagneto Carducci 80 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze - Pisa 50 km, Nearest railway: Certaldo 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
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 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The Tuscany region
Certaldo is situed in the Tuscany center and it is possible to reach in
short time the most important towns and villages.
Distance from the principal towns of Tuscany: Firenze 40 km., Greve 35 Km.,
Siena 30 km, San Gimignano 10 km., Volterra, 30 km., Pisa e Lucca 60 km.
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.
It is possible to rent a car in Certaldo.
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)
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