Explore Certaldo: Typical Tuscany Town - Borgo La Casaccia

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Beneficial location of Borgo La Casaccia farmhouse in the heart of Tuscany province provides a perfect base to live in Agriturismo near Certaldo. Our countryside farmhouse is located 16 kilometres away, about 20 minutes by car.

Hometown of famous poet Boccaccio and located about about 35 kilometres southwest of Florence city, Certaldo in Tuscany represents true treasure of Etruscan-Roman period housing plenty of archaeological finds scattered around the city's territory. Visiting Certaldo you will definitely appreciate ancient ceramics, utensils and Etruscan tombs found on two hills called Poggio del Boccaccio and Poggio alle Fate. Palazzo Pretorio in the medieval part of the town is hosting most part of these finds of Etruscan-Roman origin.

Architectural treasures of Certaldo in Tuscany are represented by Boccaccio's house made of red brick, restored two centuries ago and furnished with antique furniture. His statue was erected in the main square in 1875. Palazzo Pretorio is a former residence of the Florentine governors, recently restored to its original condition offering one more reason to visit Certaldo. Typical Italian Palazzo features picturesque facade with ceramic coats of arms and interior with medieval frescoes.

Certaldo is a town off the beaten track, but all those who stop by, bring along an unforgettable memory. Borgo La Casaccia is a perfect choice for Agriturismo close to Certaldo: organize the discovery of Tuscany treasures booking our farmhouse.