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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” (11 reviews)
“old town” (24 reviews)
“lower town” (8 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 11 reviews
"old town"
in 24 reviews
"lower town"
in 8 reviews
"upper part"
in 6 reviews
"hill town"
in 6 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
"lovely town"
in 3 reviews
"crystal museum"
in 3 reviews
"tourist trap"
in 3 reviews
"public elevator"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"lorenzo hotel"
in 2 reviews
"place to stay"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Colle Val d’Elsa has a very nice and historical centro. The building and many palazzo’s create a very nice and historical atmosphere. Many good restaurants are available.

Thank Arco V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visíts to the main tourist hubs in tuscany,it came as a surprise to see that this pretty little hilltop town is virtualy untouched by the tourist hoardes. This does howe ér méan there is very little to do apart from get some great photo...More

2  Thank Graham E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had read reviews saying this was relatively 'un-touristy' compared to other hill towns. I agree, but not hard to see why in so many ways! Why don't the municipal authorities make some more effort to put up some decent maps of town or some interpretation...More

Thank 452jan
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Wonderful hill town in the heart of Tuscany. From the start it seems this is how some of the other more popular and frequented towns must have been before they got on everyone's 'must do' tourist schedule. Would consider making this a base from which...More

Thank 12LawSteve
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We parked down in the lower town and walked up to the Alta part. It's a lovely town with a nice church. There's not a lot to the upper part but it's well worth the walk up to walk through and back, has a very...More

1  Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

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

4  Thank CorsaCalimero
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

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.

1  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

3  Thank Redalfa147
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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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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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