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Il Vicario

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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 63 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant Katye handled the class of 5 adults very well. All involved to a degree as she explained Tuscan typical fare. We made both types of pasta, sauce, salad and Bruschetta and chicken Saltimbocca plus a marvelous simple Tira Misu. Lzovely location and enjoyable experience all around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tucked away Tuscan villa offered us far more than we expected. At a really reasonable rate we would highly recommend staying here. The hosts Fulvio and his niece Katia are so warm and hospitable, they made the experience feel like we were living in their own home. Decent sized rooms with a beautiful bed. Ensure you take Katia's cooking... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here mainly for the highly recommended cookery class. We arrived to a warm welcome from Katia & Fulvio & were immediately offered refreshments before being taken to our lovely room. We had one on the ground floor overlooking the courtyard. (Ask for first floor if you want the stunning views. ) Big with lovely rustic decor. The cookery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Welcome to the family, please come join us for dinner and a glass of wine." What a way to be greeted by your accommodating hosts Fulvio and Katia! From the second we arrived at Il Vicario, we felt welcome and at home. This cute little place is perfect for couples and small families. From the well appointed rooms to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful time during our cooking class with Katia! The house is lovely and she and her uncle could not have been more inviting or welcoming. We made fresh pasta (two kinds) along with two sauces, panzanelle salad, brushetta and tiramisu...shared wine with our meal and got lots of great cooking tips and more. Highly recommend!

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here, Fulvio is an excellent host nothing is too much trouble. Always happy to advise you on what to see, where to park, good restaurants etc. We did the intermeadiate cookery course with Katia, which was really relaxed, great fun and produced some wonderful food at the end. Disappointed that the pool wasn't open but otherwise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a delightful stay at il Vicario for five days, just 3 kilometers from the stunning hill town of San Gimignano. Fulvio and his niece Katia are the most gracious hosts! Fulvio provided a delicious continental breakfast each morning. He sat with us each day and provided specific directions and pointers for that day's adventure. Katia led us and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

B & B's are popular because they usually afford personal contact with their owners. At Il Vicario you get that in spades! Fulvio is a larger-than-life character who is great fun to be with. He is also immensely helpful and knowledgeable about what to see and where to go and really connects with his guests. He has obviously puts his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were doing a driving trip through Italy with family and wanted to do something special for my mother's birthday. Some online research led us to Fulvio's cooking class at Il Vicario. We didn't stay at the B&B but did spend a day learning to cook (and eat!) authentic Italian. The setting is very pretty - San Gimignano is quintessential... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a quaint B and B just outside San Gimignano. It's a bear to find but the owner, Fulvio, whom we called in confusion, came and directed our car to his place. Three of us stayed in two rooms in this 1300s edifice. We found the rooms to be nice sized and the bathrooms quite adequate. As other reviewers... More 

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