Comune Di Certaldo, Certaldo

#1 of 23 in Things to do in Certaldo
Must see · Civic Center · Tourist Spot
Located less than an hour by train from Florence, the hilltop town of Comune Di Certaldo served as the home of the family of poet Giovanni Boccaccio. You’ll find their red brick home along with a statue of the man himself in the main square. The Palazzo Pretorio offers another point of interest, as its frescoes date from the 13th to the 16th century. Check online in advance to see if your visit coincides with a street festival. Keep an eye out for weddings taking place in this scenic location. Arrange to visit Comune Di Certaldo and other attractions in Certaldo using our Certaldo itinerary planner.
Create an itinerary including Comune Di Certaldo

Comune Di Certaldo reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
1,257 reviews
  • Certaldo Alto (high town) is a characterful, fortified mediaeval village. It can be reached from the lower town via a funicular from the main square. The lower town doesn't have much of interest, but....  more »
  • Lovely place to visit which is reached by finicular. If you are travelling with a dog it must be muzzled. The village is very small with a good selection of bars and eating places. It is not too...  more »

Plan your trip to Certaldo

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.