Beautiful flat completely restructured, private parking-Free WI-FI, well furnished and equipped of all the linen being necessary for kitchen, bath and bedrooms, in typical Tuscan house with independent entrance in a noiseless central area.
Distances on foot from the main services: 2 minutes from the railway station, 5 minutes from the medieval historical center, 1 minute from the center, 3 minutes from the supermarket, 7 minutes from the public swimming pool, 5 minutes to the park.
The vicinity of the house to the railway station allows to reach easily the airports of Florence and Pisa.
Art town was the birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio and, for its beauty, has obtained the Orange Flag from the Italian Touring Club.
For the historical tradition and the artistic beauty, Certaldo is a city to visit, a tourist destination of great interest also for its location, near to interesting places such as San Gimignano, Siena, Florence, Volterra, Vinci etc .. Ideal for hiking tourists who choose to stay or to spend their holidays in these parts of Tuscany
Do not miss a visit to the Praetorian Palace, the House of Boccaccio and the Church of Saints Jacopo and Filippo. The residence of the poet overlooks the main street of the village, via Boccaccio. Today is the seat of the study center on Boccaccio.
Praetorian Palace is the symbol of Certaldo and the most important building of the medieval town. Born as a castle houses the old prisons, while upstairs are held exhibitions of contemporary art. The interior courtyard has been transformed into the garden and features a Japanese tea house.
In addition to the Praetorian Palace and the house of Boccaccio, one of the most characteristic buildings that make Certaldo a popular destination there are Stiozzi Ridolfi, Palazzo Giannozzi and Palazzo Machiavelli. The city is circandata walls with three entrances: Porta Alberti, Porta al Sole, the main gate of the castle, and Porta del Rivellino.
Certaldo is equipped with a funicular rail, it opened in 1999, connecting the lower part of the town with the top, medieval village. The funicular station at the bottom is the cathedral church Boccaccio, while the station at the top is near the Porta Alberti. For this reason, the old town is all pedestrian.
Among the most famous festivals that Attiano every summer tourists in Certaldo there is the Mercantia, which takes place in July. It 'a village feast that fuses street theater, music, dance and crafts in the old town of Certaldo Alto, medieval atmosphere, with shows and craft stalls scattered in the streets and squares of the old castle, the medieval dinner, Boccaccesca etc ... in September there is the historical parade in medieval costumes at the end of which is made a representation inspired by the tales of Boccaccio's Decameron.
To get to Certaldo by car you take the highway A1 towards Florence and exit at Firenze Impruneta. Continue on the Florence-Siena and exit at Poggibonsi Nord and then take the state road 429 in the direction of Empoli-Certaldo. By train, take the Florence-Siena line, the station is Certaldo.
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