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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
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“san gimignano” (10 reviews)
“medieval town” (8 reviews)
“lower town” (7 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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"san gimignano"
in 10 reviews
"medieval town"
in 8 reviews
"lower town"
in 7 reviews
"upper part"
in 5 reviews
"small town"
in 6 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 4 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 4 reviews
"newer part"
in 5 reviews
"tuscan countryside"
in 4 reviews
"crystal museum"
in 3 reviews
"car park"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"lorenzo hotel"
in 2 reviews
"place to stay"
in 2 reviews
"via francigena"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"tourist trap"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Colle is a town in the centre of Tuscany only 10 minutes from Chianti classico, the world famous wine area. 15 minutes to San Gimignano with towers and two world champions in ice cream making. 30 minutes to Siena with the most beautiful square in...More

Thank CorsaCalimero
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little down at heel now, but it is several hundred years old. We were last here 20+ years ago and they are trying hard to attract visitors.

Thank Wardieeee
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Colle Val d’Elsa for 5 nights which was our base for exploring the Tuscany region. After visiting other medieval towns we soon realised that we were spoilt by our village as it wasn’t at all touristy and had a feel of authenticity...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We spent some time exploring the town during our multi-day stay nearby. The older historic area is situated on top of a hill and overlooks the newer part of the town. Access to the upper historic area is via an elevator, although we enjoyed walking...More

Thank rapids2225
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The upper part of Colle comprises the Castello and the Borgo, where most of the shops and restaurants cluster around Piazza Santa Catarina. The Castello can be reached from the pleasant but unexceptional lower town by a public lift. Colle is very quiet and picturesque,...More

Thank houghmagandie
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

1  Thank SFTheaterDistrict
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 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
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

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

Thank SabineScsepka
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Jace9
23 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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