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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Il Vicario
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Ranked #7 of 63 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my wife had a cooking class with the owner himself, Fulvio, and it was truly an amazing time to learn the secrets of Tuscany cooking. Fulvio was such a great host and a teacher, and I must say this cooking class was one of the highlights of our honeymoon in Tuscany.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just can't give 5 stars to Il Vicario. It's in a gorgeous location and Falvio was a wonderful host. He gave us great advice about touring in Tuscany. 5 stars for each of those! However, having stayed in other Tuscan properties, it fell short of our expectations in regards to accommodations. There was poor lighting in the bathroom and room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed 2 nights at vicario in order to drive around the Tuscany countryside of sienna, Chiantis, San gimignano and nearby castle areas. Quiet B&B made warm by the host hospitality. He's humorous and makes good Tuscany fare for 25euro per pax for 3 course meal with new glass of wine for each dish. Would love to stay one more night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

To experience the real, authentic Italian & Tuscan hospitality & great food, you have to book a cooking course with Flavio & Katia... This was one of the highlights of our trips. We learned so much from them about Italy, their food, their lifestyle & the way they socialize. Katia's baby was due in the week we did the course.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've just had a brilliant evening with Falvio learning to cook Tuscan style food. The kids (aged 12, 11 & 9) all had a great time being hands on in the kitchen. My husband who does not cook got into the swing of things also and produced a delicious main for us! Thanks Falvio for an awesome night, we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Fulvio and his niece Katia - you could not ask for better hosts in a beautiful villa B&B set in the most breathtaking Tuscany landscape. Our good friends have been staying here ever year for the past 10 years (what does that tell you???) and on our arrival, the great man Fulvio met us and thrust a glass of some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our family took the cooking class with Katia and had a wonderful experience!!! Katia is so warm and friendly and very knowledgeable. She kept our kids busy and entertained and got them to try new things. It was a unique and fun experience for the whole family. We loved being at their beautiful B&B and would love to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Look for the sign on the road and you are there. We where greeted by Katia and Fulvio offered drinks and shown our room which was authentic and clean. The pool area was quiet. We had dinner which was typical Tuscan with wine with each course (25eur) all inclusive with wine excellent. Breakfast was also good. We would recommend the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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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): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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