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Unrivalled Florence

Florence Province | Who does not know of it? The unique Florence. Where long ago the family Medici lived with their riches now there are numerous tourists admiring the grand architectural sights of the Renaissance. Any person visiting Florence must take some time out to visit the Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore which is the landmark of the city with its imposing dome shaped roof. Whilst strolling through the city try out an Espresso in one of the cafés located around numerous piazzas that are the typical lively squares of the city. Should you be looking for something to eat you may want to consider going to Trattoria Sostanza on the Via della Porcellana. In this reasonably priced and rustic restaurant with family atmosphere enjoy delicious specialties from Florence. In the Galleria Degli Uffizi you can marvel the world renowned art treasures of painters such as Botticelli, Dürer and Rubens. The romantic path over Ponte Veccio which is the oldest and most impressive bridge of the city is the ideal place to enjoy the sunset.
 

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4.2 out of 5 (22 Customer reviews)
1 The holiday homes and apartments in in Castelfiorentino have been rated by 22 customers, scoring 4.2 out of 5 houses, on average.

Location reviews

Total rating of Castelfiorentino

3.7 out of 5 (40 Customer reviews)
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This is what holiday rental customers wrote about Castelfiorentino 

  • 4.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Steffen S wrote
    on 08/03/2016

    “Place has everything you need.”

    This review has been given for property no. 933377 The review of the area has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 3.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 29/02/2016

    “Central starting point for excursions.”

    This review has been given for property no. 932836 The review of the area has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 3.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer Michael Jaskiewitz wrote
    on 04/10/2015, travel period: September 2015

    “We have only used the Lidl supermarket. Concerning gastronomy, we can not say anything.”

    This review has been given for property no. 862725 The review of the area has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 3.0 out of 5
    An atraveo-customer wrote
    on 26/09/2015

    “The place Castelfiorentino we can not really evaluate, we were rarely there, the shops are but good. And positive is also the direct train connection to Florence and Siena.”

    This review has been given for property no. 415346 The review of the area has been automatically translated from German. Back to the original language

  • 2.0 out of 5
    atraveo customer atraveo Kunde wrote
    on 05/09/2015

    “It's hard to rate this place when offered the building is located approx. 7 km away from it.”

    This review has been given for property no. 309076 The review of the area has been automatically translated from Polish. Back to the original language


This is how holiday rental owners described Castelfiorentino

The first village was Castelvecchio, which was a castle erected along "Via Francigena" (the road used by pilgrims and wayfarers, in the Middle Ages, to go to Rome from the north of Europe), on the same site where stood an ancient Roman settlement called Timignano.
Enclosed within the fortified castle, ...
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set upon a hilltop, there was the parish church of Sant' Ippolito (the ancient parish of San Biagio); whilw, erected within a second ring of walls there were Borgo d'Elsa and Borgo Nuovo.
There were also gateways and towers and two roads which met in a crossroad on the only square present (today piazza del Popolo). Cadolingi's feud and the Alberti Earls', in the XII century it was sold to the Bishop of Florence, and it suffered the succession of conflict between the Church and the Emperor and between Siena and Florence, of which it was an important outpost. For this Florence obtained the headquarters of Podestà (mayor), the privilege of a red lily on its flag and the title of Castelfiorentino from 1149.
Peace was declared between Siena and Florence after the Battle of Montaperti in 1260. After a brief period of peace, the town became a battlefield full of raids and violent attacks. Infact, in 1521, during a violent attack by the Spanish troops, Castelfiorentino was totally demolished. Therefore the importance of its strategic position diminuished, even though Albert Cosimo I restructured its fortifications. But its administrative importance was restricted because of its dependence on the vicar of Certaldo.
The town flourished again during the XVIII century, under the leadership of the Grand-duchy of Tuscany, and became the home of clergy.The mayor's office had a municipal guard and a wider jurisdiction over Certaldo and Montaione.
Following the almost unanimous plebiscite vote, Castelfiorentino happily embraced the Kingdom of Italy becoming the district's chief-town in 1868. It was one of the first country which elect a socialist administration in 1902.
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source: La Corte D'Elsa s.r.l.
Castelfiorentino is a nice town in Valdelsa, in the center between Firenze, Pisa and Siena , from whose is far about 30 km.
Very near and easy to reach are S.gimignano, Volterra,Vinci.
In the town you can found restaurants, markets, aphoteke, post office, rail way station.
Interessing the museum of ...
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Benozzo Gozzoli and the church of S.verdiana ,S.Francesco and the middle age Pieve.
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source: Rigoli

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  • Property no. 1025184
    from GBP 6,655
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 12 persons

    Approx. 500 m², 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher,
  • Property no. 415346
    from GBP 369
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 64 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, washing machine,
    4.7 out of 5
    3 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 894632
    from GBP 1,783
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 120 m², 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher, sea approx. 84 km,
  • Property no. 910671
    from GBP 6,866
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 12 persons

    6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, washing machine, dishwasher,
  • Property no. 1025192
    from GBP 571
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine, dishwasher,
    There are 4 further property types with 4 accommodations for this complex
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  • Property no. 932836
    from GBP 490
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 adults + 2 children

    Approx. 90 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 2), Internet, WLAN, washing machine, sea approx. 50 km, , ,
    4.0 out of 5
    1 Customer review
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 38351
    from GBP 405
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 4 persons

    Approx. 95 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, Internet, WLAN, washing machine,
  • Property no. 271886
    from GBP 585
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 10 persons

    Approx. 130 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (max. 1), satellite TV, Internet, WLAN, dishwasher,
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 605433
    from GBP 479
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 8 persons

    Approx. 100 m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher, beach approx. 100 km,
    There are 3 further property types with 3 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 691794
    from GBP 449
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday home for max. 6 persons

    Approx. 72 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Internet, washing machine, dishwasher,
    5.0 out of 5
    2 Customer reviews
  • Property no. 1187334
    from GBP 451
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 5 persons

    1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, WLAN, washing machine,
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
  • Property no. 1187343
    from GBP 507
    for 1 week

    Castelfiorentino, Tuscany (Florence Province)

    Holiday apartment for max. 6 persons

    1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (max. 1), TV, WLAN, dishwasher,
    There are 2 further property types with 2 accommodations for this complex
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