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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. Arrange to visit Comune Di Certaldo and other attractions in Certaldo using our Certaldo itinerary planner.
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  • Certaldo is divided into an upper (medieval part called Certaldo Alto) and a lower part (called Certaldo Basso). Certaldo Alto has Etruscan-Roman origins and vehicular access is restricted to... 
    Certaldo is divided into an upper (medieval part called Certaldo Alto) and a lower part (called Certaldo Basso). Certaldo Alto has Etruscan-Roman origins and vehicular access is restricted to...  more »
  • The tour of the old castle was great! The entire hilltop old city was very interesting with wonderful food options, quaint shops and museums. Like a step back in time! 
    The tour of the old castle was great! The entire hilltop old city was very interesting with wonderful food options, quaint shops and museums. Like a step back in time!  more »

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