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Truly live and enjoy a medieval setting where shops and restaurants are at your finger tips.
A truly spectacular medieval setting in the enchanting town of Certaldo, these comfortable rental apartments offer the perfect starting point for further exploration of Tuscany.
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"Il Focolare" located in the village of Montespertoli is a traditional restaurant with a small garden. You get here an excellent "Bistecca alla Fiorentina", fried or grilled mushrooms, in addition to the classic Tuscan menues. The restaurant is not very big and it is recommended to reserve a table in advance.
Go to "La Fonte", a vegan restaurant, is an unforgettable experience and atmosphere, not just for vegans. The restaurant occupies the ground floor of a farmhouse situated in the heart of Tuscany among vineyards and olive groves. You can eat outdoors in summer, during winter in front of the cosy fireplace. Great food and wine, all strictly vegan and organic delicacies.
Large and beautiful facility located in the green hills of Montaione. Restaurant with open terraces. Open from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner only. Lunch and dinner on Sundays and public holidays. Refined setting, Tuscan cuisine. Reservations recommended.
Restaurant located in the center of Montaione, excellent food, both fish and meat, presented in a refined way. The service is friendly and the prices reasonable.
Excellent Tuscan cuisine in a rustic and cozy ambience. The ideal restaurant to enjoy a lunch or dinner, at a reasonable price. Great "Bistecca alla Fiorentina".
Refined, nice but not luxurious: you feel immediately at ease, thanks to the friendliness of the owners. The Tuscan cuisine is one of the best in the area: main dishes, beautifully presented and delicious. The wine selection is excellent. The prices are fairly high, but absolutely justified.
Stunning inside sala with large brick vaults, and charming outside terraces in the quaint little town of Certaldo. Definitely worth the stop - quality / price ratio is perfect.
Rustic restaurant with traditional cuisine. Affordable prices: about 30-35 € for a dinner. Excellent pasta dishes like pappardelle with wild boar sauce or gnocchi with nettles and excellent grilled meats such as T-bone steak!
A small place at Empoli, his name is a play on words from a small shelter and wine - and that it is. Good wine selection and a variety of typical dishes with unusual ingredients. There are also tripe, beef stomach, and other more rare dishes, but also quite normal roast beef, pasta dishes and Bistecca. The small terrace in front is open during summertime. Inside you will find a corner with books and magazines. The motto of the house: stomach, brain and mind are satisfied!
Delicious plates, recommended for fish ... but not only!
Don't get misled by the simple look of this typical florentine “trattoria”. The food is terrific, the real florentines know this address by heart. All the dishes of the tradition are made with excellent raw ingredients. Reserve well ahead!
This excellent restaurant is located in the heart of Florence. Here you will enjoy a faboulous typical place decorated with cotto floors and wooden fornitures. Here you will taste delicious typical Tuscan meal and local as the Bistecca Fiorentina. They have a various selection of the best wines.
Some places, even though they cater to a tourist crowd, manage to distinguish themselves anyway. Here you will find a typical pizza menu, which are all cooked in a wood burning stove, as well as a wide selection of fresh salads of every type. Sometimes its just what you need after walking the Florentine streets
Badia di Passignano is an historical town surrounded by the most prestigous hill: Chianti. Here you can enjoy the beautiful and stunning view over the winery and the vineyard where the greatest chianti wine signed "ANTINORI" is produced. You can have a wine tour troughout the cellars every afternoon from 3.30 PM.
Certaldo Alto is the home town of the artist Giovanni Boccaccio. This cozy historical town has Roman-Etruscan origins. It´s a place really worth a visit. Here you will enjoy the typical antique buildings and in the streets small restaurants and bars.
La Certosa is an historical monument close to Florence that really worth a visit. In the middle age it was the most powerful monasteries in Europe. Inside you can enjoy frescos, sculpures and many other arts.
The last Sunday in October each year takes place the Chestnut and Truffles Festival at Montaione. This event is celebrated in the park of Villa Serena where you can taste various delicacies and also buy local products. At the same time to surround the festival are held several shows and entertainment throughout the day and late into the evening.
The street party has received in recent years a worthy tribute to all the artists who are able to offer moments of joy, relaxation and good mood. The International Festival is successful Mercantia place every year in July, in Certaldo near Florence. The rediscovery of traditional crafts attracts many fans from all over Italy and abroad to Mercantia to Certaldo. Craftsmen offer their skills are live in the realization of works of art made ​​of iron, copper, ceramic, wood and glass. Miss addition to theater productions and musical performances, which are partly based on the artist par excellence of Certaldo, Boccaccio's, not you performances by international artists who come to this occasion to Certaldo: performances by contortionists, clowns, human pyramids, trapeze artists, magicians , acrobats and Springer, puppet shows, etc. Mercantia The festival is a particularly good opportunity to visit the beautiful medieval city, and to taste the delicious dishes of Tuscan cuisine.
This is a faboulous example of medieval dinner. In the historical town of Certaldo Alto you will enjoy people dressed with historical costumes doing many kind of entertainment while you are having your typical Tuscan dinner.
This is a new concept of Sagra. Four people in Florence had the idea of create a permanent sagra in the city of Florence. From June until October close to the Piazzale Michelangelo you can enjoy every evening a typical dinner. Every 15 days changed the sagra. Sagra of the fungo porcino, tartufo, fish, bistecca, bruschetta or cinghiale are just some of them. You don’t need to reserve. Just go there for dinner, whichever day of the week and enjoy typical Tuscan dishes, music, aperitif and much fun.
This is a soccer re-enactment of how people used to play soccer in the Roman period. The participants are dressed with historical costumes. There are 3 appointment for this event, check out the dates on the website.
This is the most famous lather fair of Florence. Every day exept Monday. Here you will find typical hand made products such as belts, wallets, bags and many kind of souvenirs.
In the city of Florence, there are many appointments to enjoy the Orchestra. Some of them are free and other costs about 15.- euro. Check on the website the dates of each orchestra.
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