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We visited twice as we found out about a festival called the Mercantia which was starting the following day. The first time we parked and walked up the hill and the second time we took the funicular railway which was much easier. It is not...More
If you have been in San Gimignano and want to get off the tourist and souvenir shops, get here in Certaldo Alto. Small but cozy. Takes 10 minutes to walk the 2 streets, but lots of small places to relax and eat. See that many...More
If you’re looking for an authentic medieval town that hasn’t been flooded with tourist shops this is what you’re looking for, especially in the afternoon when the place closes down for siesta, save for a few cafes. It's extremely quiet!
However, what made it for...More
Park in lower Certaldo in the square right next to the entrance to the funicular. Take this little 2mins ride up to Alto and experience being off the beaten track for a while. Wander up the main street, have lunch and take a look around...More
Of course the Palazzio is the most noticeable and emblematic building in Certaldo’s old city but the whole place is worth a stroll. Charming streets, relaxing atmosphere angled stones. Dn’t Mix with the modern city that is several km away and offers nothing of interest.
A quite little old town on the hill. Not crowded and in one hour driving distance from Florence. The old town is on a hill. There is nothing to see in new town. You should leave your car and take the funicular to reach the...More
The views from the last kilometer of the drive up to Certaldo Alto (the old city) are stunning, and the town itself does not disappoint. There is also a funicular from the new town below. It seems as though almost nothing has changed in the...More