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“Historical accommodation in medieval village”
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Door of access to the inner courtyard
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Dining-room with angle cooking
Angle cooking withe access to the bed-rooms
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Room with double bed
Room with double bed
Room with 2 single bed
Room with 2 single bed
Room with double bed
Bathroom with shower n° 1
Bathroom with shower n° 1
Bathroom with shower n° 2
The inner courtyard
Landscape of the old town of Higt Certaldo
The inner courtyard
The inner courtyard
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Certaldo, Tuscany

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“Historical accommodation in medieval village”
Reviewed 3 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

The apartment is is in the cellar of the palace. It has been tastefully restored, was spotlessly clean with a generous supply of toiletries, towels and blankets. The charming owners (very little english) met us in Certaldo, showed us around the apartment and kindly gave us a welcoming gift of delicious biscotti. A two minute walk from the doors is the funicular running every few minutes throughout the day. An excellent service, €1.50 return. Don't bother to drive to the major sights, the train service is wonderful. Lovely restaurants in the village. An electric kettle would have been a bonus.

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liverpool, England
Reviewed 3 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Venhuizen, Holland
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“Perfect accommodation in old Pallazzo”
Reviewed 9 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

I travelled with my wife and sister in law and this appartment with two bedrooms with double bed and two bathrooms suited perfect. The appartment is spacious and the old Palazzo is stunning. Certaldo Alto is a superb medieval town which is located conveniently to travel in Tuscany. The weather wasn't always good so we had to stay a day at home but even this was a great day. Walking trough the main gate of the Palazzo and tthrough the corridor to the appartment is a experience itself. Gabbriella and Alessandro thank you verry much for having us in your beautifull appartment.

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Liked best: the appartment itself and the location
Liked least: there was no watercooker
Travelling group: Partner
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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“Stunning”
Reviewed 19 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We, a family of five, have just returned home after the most wonderful week in Tuscany. Certaldo Alto stole our hearts. It is a beautiful, unspoilt medieval town steeped in history, with lovely authentic Italian restaurants. We enjoyed 3 delicious meals at 3 different restaurants. Other meals we had while exploring the area or by getting supplies from the Coop supermarket in lower Certaldo.
On the first day the owner had advised us to meet her in the car park at the train station in the lower town, from there we followed in our hire car to the appartment. This is advisable as the TomTom would never have taken us on the right road! We were able to park in private inner courtyard with electric gates. The owners were so welcoming and friendly; although they spoke only basic English and we knew even less Italian, we communicated fine using sign language and a English to Italian translation app!
The appartment itself is stunning and the photographs don't do it justice...walking into the passageway that lead to it, was like stepping back in time (yes, it is in an actual Palace!). The apartment is large, modern and comfortable; tastefully designed on different levels to make the most of the medieval features.
The location of the property was ideal. Certaldo has direct train links to Florence (Firenze) and to Siena. The station is a 10 minute walk away (down a very steep hill!), alternatively, there is a funicular railway that links Certaldo Alto to the lower town for only €1.30 or €1.50 return. It would be possible to enjoy a holiday without a hire car, however, we had amazing days exploring Tuscany in the hire car. San Gimignano was incredible, a fairytale town! The Chianti region was full of hidden treasures... Monteriggioni, Castellina, Radda and Vertine all lovely places to visit.
It was a privilege to stay in this appartment; a truly wonderful week, with memories to treasure.

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Liked best: The location and the appartment
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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