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Localita Sant'Andrea 1, 53037 San Gimignano, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 62 San Gimignano B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
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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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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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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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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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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you don't have family in Italy, stay here, you will feel as if you do. Wonderful hosts, charming, clean B&B, comfortable bed. We had their home cooked dinner twice during our stay and took part in the cooking class. Super good. They went over the top to help us with a travel difficulty and made our 5 night stay... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My niece and I spent two wonderful nights at Il Vicario and we had the best time cooking and laughing with Fulvio and Katia. The views of Tuscany were awesome. Fulvio got us a cab to go into town. San Gimignano is picturesque and friendly. Lots of affordable leather goods and souvenirs. The local wine is good. We should have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Yes it's hard to find, but well worth it -tip put coordinates in Google and print road map. We have just stayed 4 nights and wished it was 4 more. Fulvio is an outstanding, welcoming, and generous host. Our room was rustic (note if you want contemporary and marble bathroom this may not be for you) very clean and cleaned... 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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