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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 60 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 17 year old daughter and I stayed with Katia and Fulvio for 5 wonderful days at the end of our 2+ week Italy vacation (July 2014). It was the highlight of our trip, not only because of these extraordinary people but because of their wonderful Tuscan dinners and beautiful villa (pool too)! They answered all of our questions, knew... More

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took a beginner cooking class with Fulvio during the second week of our 2 week stay in Tuscany. We made several starters, two primi piatti (pasta dishes) and then finished with Saltimbocca. Fulvio is very knowledgable about Tuscan cooking and we learned a lot. Plus it was a great change from the sight seeing we had... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We felt a good response right from the beginning when we started the dialogue via mail with Katia and Fluvio. The B&B is a really nice place with typically Tuscany surroundings. But the best thing with Il Vicario B&B is Katia and Fluvio. Always positive and helpful, always doing their best to make sure we enjoy Italy. Thanks for a... More

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Austin, TX
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46 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Did a cooking class with Katia and not only had an awesome time but also had one of the best meals of our trip. The b & b is beautiful and the area is just gorgeous. I would definitely recommend the cooking class to anyone that wants to do something different on their Tuscan vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed at Il Vicario in June, 2014 for two nights with my brother and sister. We had an amazing time at this b&b. I have had a b&b in Asheville, NC in the US for the past ten years, so I know how important it is to offer top notch service and hospitality. Fulvio and Katia are great examples... More

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Laguna Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a 2 week trip to Tuscany. We took a cooking class with Katia at Il Vicario. We had a little trouble finding the place, but I think that was more driver error than anything else. The location is perfect for anyone staying near San Gimignano or Volterra. Katia is a great teacher, making... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I went to Italy for our 30th anniversary. This class with Katia was the highlight of our trip. We spent the afternoon cooking (and eating) with Katia and her uncle Fulvio. She was an excellent teacher, giving us a lot of hands time so we knew we could make these dishes for our family when got home.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I had a lovely day at the Ill Vicario cooking school. Katia and Fulvio are very welcoming. Katia is extremely knowledgable about Tuscan food. We made many things which were simple and delicious. Our lunchtime feast was accompanied with tasty local wines. I also appreciated the recipe book to take away too. This is great value and you are sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was surprised with a trip to Il Vicario with (3 levels of cooking lessons) for our wedding anniversary. We had the best time ever...Fulvio is welcoming, Fab tour guide and a lot of fun. Katia was my expert cooking teacher and friend. For 3 days we cooked together preparing over 15 menu items. She was amazing as a teacher... More

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Ashland Oregon
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I loved all of Italy but this was our absolute favorite part of the trip! Other guests we met at the B&B extended their stay at Il Vicario just like us because you can truly feel the essence of Tuscany. From this little gem you can branch out and go on day trips to San Gimignano or... More

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Address: Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Siena > San Gimignano
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Il Vicario San Gimignano, Italy - Tuscany
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