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A week in Tuscany

This is the kind of place you read about in novels about Tuscany. A great town with all the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Vassilli B
Nice little Tuscan town

Worth a visit in the area. Super playground for kids with variety slides, climbing things which our... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Claire B
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
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+39 055 80521
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is the kind of place you read about in novels about Tuscany. A great town with all the characteristics that make you write home about. Great people, fantastic restaurants and close to so many other sights in Italy. We rented a wonderful flat on...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Worth a visit in the area. Super playground for kids with variety slides, climbing things which our toddler loved, there is a bar hex you playground as well as coop if you need to shop at same time! Lovely church, pop in and see the...More

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Close to Castello di Pastine, good restaurants, great views, ancient architecture, good information centre for the region

Thank Adrian440
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited twice. Great restaurant with PERFECT view. The castle area is beautiful and well kept - a few shops, but not a shopping city

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Wonderful country side area in the Chianti region. Lots of trattorias cooking Tuscan specialties, dishes not found in the US. Drive up and down the roads to take in the beautiful sites of vineyards and olive groves. Some of the olive trees are hundreds of...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lovely walk through the main part of the Village. Was a week day so was very quiet. Cool church Great views of the Tuscan Valley from the top of Village

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This village could be just a blink of the eye driving through. Staying for a week we explored and found plenty of interesting places.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed nearby and visited town on several occasions. Only small and very few shops although the silk shop is worth a visit. The few restaurants are very good. Streets are atmospheric and lovely views across Chianti region - particularly from area where couple of restaurants...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were staying near this town for a few weeks and were advised to visit a festival there. All olde worlde and very enjoyable. Lovely old typical Tuscan fortified town. Nice, kind people and we ate there several times. View to die for.

Thank 363tourist
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

OM G this has got to be the most beautiful place.. so quaint and the church is exquisite cannot recommend enough for a visit and it has the best leather store

Thank PoserChic
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