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Colle Val d'Elsa

Colle Val D'Elsa - citta arroccata su colle vicino a Siena, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
+39 0577 912111
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You really need a car to visit this charming hill town, and you must first drive through the boring... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SFTheaterDistrict
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a great surprise , an hidden treasure !

Colle has nothing less of the beautiful small medieval towns around like San Gimignano... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“medieval town” (8 reviews)
“san gimignano” (9 reviews)
“lower town” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Colle Val D'Elsa - citta arroccata su colle vicino a Siena, 53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy
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+39 0577 912111

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Reviewed yesterday

You really need a car to visit this charming hill town, and you must first drive through the boring lower/newer part of the town to get to the history on the hill, which is why most tourists pass it by. Lucky for us! This is...More

Thank SFTheaterDistrict
Reviewed 1 week ago

Colle has nothing less of the beautiful small medieval towns around like San Gimignano, Monteriggioni or Volterra... it is simply less known but for this reason even more authentic and charming. Colle is divided in two part Colle Bassa that is the modern part but...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stay on top of the hill which is a medieval town . Has nice hotels, restaurants and bars and even a two Michelin star restaurant Unique winding streets to stroll , shop Saint Peter museum is nice and not crowded Go down the elevator for...More

Thank Lotsoftravel328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very attractive, nice size, easy to walk around, easy to park (unique among these kind of towns). After the crowds of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano this high hil town is a delight. With some streets where you have great views in both directions it...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

.. was close to the place we stayed in ... and it is very nice old town .. great for a stroll, lunch or dinner ..

Thank SabineScsepka
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staying nearby in the Tuscan countryside Val d'Elsa was the nearest town to us and we came into the centre for dinner on a few nights. It always seemed very relaxed and quiet, off the tourist track and much more local. Compared to the bustling...More

Thank WillMarks
Reviewed 5 September 2017

What an awesome hill town. Extraordinary! Beautiful views, restaurants, wine stores, bars and shops. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful and peaceful place A very good place to stay to escape the noise, prices and mess of Sienna

Thank Albertcorcos
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Coll Val d'Elsa is often overlooked on the tourist route. Actually it has a delightful old town hidden behind the imposing wall. There is also a lift up from the newer part of town so no excuse not to visit.

Thank BBTrisha
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Really it depends on personal preference. Some people might find this spot too quiet, with not enough wow factor for tourists. However, if you stay here a few days, you realize it is just as beautiful as any of the small Tuscan villages. There are...More

Thank Chiennah
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Jace9
22 September 2016|
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Response from Mauro P | Reviewed this property |
If B&B is in the castle near elevator there are two free parking area near elevator in downtown. If you are on the other side there is a free parking area along the road going uptown, or another 2 big parking area near... More
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30 June 2016|
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Response from Mauro P | Reviewed this property |
Mon-Sat about 16 buses a day to Florence, About 25 to Siena. Sunday 9 a day to Florence, about 15 to Siena. To Volterra I have no idea. To Siena are buses 130A/130R and 131A/131R, to Florence 131A/131R. You can find the... More
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