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farmer's market is a must do

The variety of veggies, cheeses, and fruits made for superb choices for homemade dinner at our apartment at Il Paluffo. Definitely for the locals so you are shoulder to shoulder... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The variety of veggies, cheeses, and fruits made for superb choices for homemade dinner at our apartment at Il Paluffo. Definitely for the locals so you are shoulder to shoulder with knowlegeable buyers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park at the base of the funicular and ride it to this quiet walled hilltop city. Well preserved and not overly touristic. Enjoyable for a stroll amount the narrow streets without the crowds and shops of Volterra. If you ar looking for shopping other than ceramics, this isn't the place.

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Stony Brook, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful hill town. Very small, charming, and quaint. Not many tourists a wonderful ceramic store there as well.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Much less touristed than San Gimignano. Beautiful architecture and charming restaurants.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We rented an apartment outside town for 8 days. We had previously rented near Greve. We preferred the latter but Certaldo was fairly nice. The Old Town on the hill is well preserved and has a few nice restaurants. Train service into Florence takes about an hour and costs 6 Euro one way. Free parking behind the station.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Lovely town, great train links to be able to visit other parts of Italy. San Gimagnano is really close by train, 10 minutes away. Cert a los old is interesting, wonderful views. Some great little places for lunch. Had a lovely time in this hidden gem.

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We were in Certaldo during boccaccesca Festival. Certaldo is much less touristic than neighbouring towns and therefore a fine nonspoiled town. Worth to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

The Alto is very small picturesque , big contrast to the new town , its well worth a visit, few bars and restaurants mainly local food not a big selection but good , nice place to get married ,reached from the new town via cable car pulled up the hillside , you can drive up if you like but better... More 

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Albany Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We were staying nearby and our host recommended we visit Certaldo Alto. It is a beautiful ancient walled city with no tourists. A few restaurants and a true local experience. The hike up was a little challenging but we appreciated view. (There is a lift if you don't want to hike). Certaldo has all the necessities. A wonderful bakery, meat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Not over run with tourist. A must see. Cucinna Gussipina cooking school and her son, Simone, shop is not to be missed. Great little village to spend a few hours for authentic Tuscany experience. Go know before everyone discovers it.

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