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Best Palazzo Ever!

And we were lucky enough to get married in the courtyard! It is most definitely a 'hidden gem' (as... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Certaldo is not a very touristic town, yet its castle is magnificent. Several nice restaurants... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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“certaldo alto”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

And we were lucky enough to get married in the courtyard! It is most definitely a 'hidden gem' (as another reviewer said), in an oasis of calm. The complete opposite of San Gimignano and let's hope it stays that way! Catch the Funicular from the...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Certaldo is not a very touristic town, yet its castle is magnificent. Several nice restaurants inside the castle walls and some true historic places.

Thank joep252016
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Certaldo itself feels like it is off the main tourist radar, certainly so when we visited in early June. Having caught the funicular up to the old town we thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the old buildings, including parts used as courts and cells. An inscription...More

Thank owenxxxx
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The Palazzo was originally the home of the counts of Alberti. Apparently it is frequently used nowadays as an exhibition centre but at the time of writing there wasn’t anything being displayed. You can take a stroll through and admire some of the frescoes, the...More

Thank angie c
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Whilst there is nothing outstanding, it is interesting to track the many uses of the palace over the years. The collection of crests on the wall is unusual. I quite enjoyed the food themed art collection that was on display in April too.

Thank cravingescape
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited with our children having got married here many years ago. It is a beautiful setting for a wedding and our children enjoyed visiting too. It is less busy at spring time than in the summer.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited here June 2017 with good friends. We enjoyed walking around the palazzo and Certaldo Alto through all of the little shops and had a great pizza at one shop before leaving.

Thank mef527
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed in Certaldo for 4 nights and stayed in a bnb right opposite to the palazzo. It's a small medieval palace with some interesting art and artifacts. I enjoyed seeing the structure of the building and getting a better idea of life in the...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We got married here in August and it was just perfect, the cost of the service was very reasonable and we loved every minute of it - the pictures are priceless. All of our family and friends loved it and we will be coming back...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

When in Tuscany and near Certaldo, spend time in this fascinating castle which was the home of political power in ages past. It housed the local government, court, jail and judicial administration. Restoration work has made this building a proud attraction. A long climb for...More

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Lina P
9 January 2017|
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We got married at the palazzo pretorio certaldo alto in 2013 and it was Amazing! We hired a wedding planner to organise everything and help us translate from Italian to English!