Comune Di Certaldo, Certaldo

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Civic Center · Tourist Spot
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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  • Such an old and beautiful town up on the hill. The newer parts of the town are less lovely but it has a rail link to it making it an easy place to visit without renting a car. Then you're free to...  more »
  • Nice small old town on the hill that is reached by a funicular. Town is dedicated to Giovanni Bocaccio.  more »
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