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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 62 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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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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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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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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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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Il Vicario San Gimignano, Italy - Tuscany
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