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Agriturismo La Canonica - Certaldo

Via Montebello 84 - Certaldo

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Agriturismo La Canonica offers farm house accommodation in the Empolese Val d'Elsa area. Palazzo Pretorio, Certaldo Alto and Bocaccio House are easy to reach. Other attractions in the area include Tenuta Torciano Winery and Piazza Machiavelli.

This farm house has its own restaurant serving breakfast and dinner where you will find a selection of items to try. Don't forget to pack your swimsuit and towel as this farm house features 2 outdoor swimming pools. Guests can also enjoy drinks as there is a bar/lounge. Multilingual staff can provide tour/ticket assistance. Guests can make use of the free Wi-Fi.

The reception is manned during limited hours. If you need to work while away, then this farm house offers translation services. Other amenities include free outdoor parking, a garden and laundry facilities.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.8 Excellent
Based on 42 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

Wonderfull farm and hotel, lovely people. Room was really nice, clean and comforta...

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Breakfast at Agriturismo La Canonica

A continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Facilities at Agriturismo La Canonica

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Barbecue
  • Pets accepted
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • City tour
  • Multilingual staff
  • Children swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Check-in: between 3 PM and 7 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.


The front desk is open limited hours. Guests planning to arrive after 6:30 PM must contact the property prior to arrival in order to arrange check-in. Contact information is provided in the reservation confirmation email.Geographical coordinates for GPS devices: Lat.= 43.572750 Long.= 11.042860.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 6.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 25 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15.00 per week

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

 
  • Tourism fee: EUR 1.00 per person, per night
  • Seasonally adjusted heating fee: EUR 10.00 per accommodation, per night
 

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

9.0

Clean

9.1

Location

8.6

Quiet

9.3

Spacious

8.5

Service

Agriturismo La Canonica reviews

10 Outstanding!
  • October 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

A beautiful, secluded ranch with clean, spacious accomodation. Good size swimming pool (not heated) + paddling pool. Our part of 18 stayed at La Canonica for my daughter's wedding in nearby Certaldo. Room sizes varied, with some having beds in mezzanine areas (hot) but my own appartment was VAST and we were more than happy with the accomodation, helpful staff, and grounds. I would have no hesitation in returnng to La Canonica. Small points to note for other travellers reading this review: 1) see the VENERE location map for the correct location- as Google maps shows the wrong location 2) La Canonica is in a virtually mobile phone 'dead area' with little or no reception. 3) A car is essential. At 3.6km outside Certaldo, and steep hilly roads, you will not want to walk to Certaldo in 30 degrees ... For all that, if you have a car, go see the medaeval town of Certaldo Alto ; get the train to nearby Siena (stunning) ; or just relax at the wonderful La Canonica.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

Beautiful domicile in delightful surrounding. The only minor issue is the local road passing the property with medium traffic. Overall a recommendable place to spend couple of days in the Tuscany area!

9.8 Outstanding!
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

We enjoyed staying at the Agriturismo La Canonica very much. The rooms are very nice, the food is excellent and the surroundings beautiful. We can definitely recommend it and would love to come back.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

A wonderful agriturismo in the middle of Tuscany where you can cook yourself and enjoy the view of the countryside at a reasonable price

7.8 Good
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

We decided to spend our vacation at La Canonica, because the prices seemed fair and the evaluations of others were very high. We can only come to the same conclusion. Important: a car is neccessary since the hotel is outside Certaldo and a taxi costs € 15,- from the station to the hotel... The train rides are cheap though. The only thing that did not satisfy me completely were the noise of the few cars that pass by on the road. That is maybe 'cause the Italians are fast and loud drivers :-). The staff were very very nice and warm to everyone and the restaurant + the once a week special event with food, drinks and desert incl. are awesome! Nice place especially for families. Swimming and horse-riding are fun!

9.4 Outstanding!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

A very pleasant holiday in a real apartment with a rather spacious kitchen and a very large swimming pool. Some traffic noise from the road and some holidaymakers unable to go to bed at a reasonable time!

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

Tolle Umgebung, sehr gepflegte Anlage mit freundlichem Personal, ein klasse Restaurant, besonders der Barbeque - Abend ist zu empfehlen! Für Reitfreunde wird ebenfalls viel geboten. Auch einen Ausflug ins mittelalterliche Certaldo Alto sollte man sich nicht entgehen lassen.

5.8 Ordinary
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • United Kingdom

A nice property in a pleasant if uninspiring setting. The lack of directions to the property is appalling. Not everyone has GPS! (You need to look for major traffic lights on the northern outskirts of Certaldo and then follow signs for Montespertoli - the property is about 3 miles out of the town on the right hand side.) I feel that the lack of presence of staff on Sunday and Monday is not acceptable at this price. (We locked ourselves out of one of our rooms at night and had to wait over an hour for someone to come to let us back in.) Rooms are large and well apointed but cooking facilities are a bit basic - a microwave and toaster would have been useful. Fine for a short stay but if you planned to self cater for a fortnight could be a bit awkward. Nice restaurant but bit pricey and property is out of town so no easy access to other restaurants unless driving. Well placed for trips to Florence, Siena and San Gimignano but Certaldo itself has nothing of note to offer. Overall would say a good base to explore central Tuscany but not particularly good value for money.

8.0 Very Good
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

can not find the hotel by GPS, just follow the one reviewer's instruction.

10 Outstanding!
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

I never stayed at the agriturismo place. I was not sure what to expect. What I found was just fantastic. Large, airy apartment overlooking Mediterranean landscape, on site gourmet restaurant serving local food, horses, lavender, sounds of chirping birds... the list goes on. I highly recommend this place to anyone that loves country leaving with touch of elegancy.

8.9 Excellent
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Netherlands

Mooie agirturismo gelegen in de heuvels rond Certaldo. Mooie tuin met groot zwembad. Appartementen zijn groot met keuken en zitbank. Wel jammer dat er geen ontbijt verzorgd wordt. Het restaurant is ook uitstekend. Aanradar de bistecca di Fiorentina!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Canada

Our stay at La Canonica was incredible. After having a terrible time finding the place and arriving at 10:30pm, Antonio was still waiting for us, and the restaurant was also still open to feed us. If you stay here you have to eat at the restaurant - WOW is all I have to say. Just get good directions, very small signs and google maps is useless. We have already recommended this place to 2 groups of friends. The location is very central in Tuscany. The Wed market in Certaldo is fun and great to pick up some food to cook up in the room. The room was beautiful and huge. The grounds are gorgeous, Antonio was great, and the price can't be beat. If you are coming from Poggibonsi, take a right at the last street light in Certaldo. Then at the T-intersection go left and then follow the windy street for 5 minutes and LaCanonica will be on your right hand side. The street signs say the wrong name so call up ahead and get good directions! But it's worth the search...what an incredible place!!!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Austria

Wir waren zum ersten Mal auf La Canonica, aber wir kennen die Gegend. Dennoch ist das Finden der Adresse nicht einfach. Die Beschreibung ist irreführend, da es einen Ort Canonica gibt, dieser ist aber genau entgegengesetzt vom Agriturismo. Sinnvoller Hinweis wäre, Fahrt bis Certaldo, weiter Richtung Empoli, bei der letzten Ampel in Certaldo befinden zwei Hinweisschilder zum agriturismo La Canonica, sonst nirgends. Ortshinweis lautet Montespertoli. Alles andere ist irreführend. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt, der Aufenthalt war wunderbar angenehm. Das Wetter erforderte im Appartment die Heizung, die ausgezeichnet funktionierte. Leider konnte die herrliche Terrasse durch die vielen Regenstunden fast nicht genützt werden.

10 Outstanding!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

this was the best over all vacation my wife and i have taken. The owner Antonio, his sister Della and the rest of the staff were absolutly wonderful. The resturrant was first class, the location was great (less then an hour to Firenza and Siena, about 1.25 hrs to Pisa and 2 hours to Assisi). Alot of smaller Tuscany towns within 30 minutes. Will recommend this Farm House to every one.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Australia

Beautiful surroundings and lovely accommodation with an excellent restaurant and a very nice host. Highly recommended!

8.8 Excellent
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

we enjoyed our stay very much.the rooms were comfortable and spacious for the two of us and the grounds were were very picturesque with many beautiful horses on view.It was an excellant base for getting around the area and seeing places such as Florence ,Sienna,Pisa etc, etc.The only problem we did have was in locating La Canonica,possibly a bit more detailed directions required as you enter Cetaldo would be helpful.Other than that my wife and I would have no hesitation in the Agriturismo properties again.

8.6 Excellent
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

We were happy with everything except the lack of staff. The restaurant meal was superb and the service excellent. However, on the day of leaving, the maid turned up at 9.30am expecting to clean the rooms. We were still packing up and we felt very rushed as we didn't expect to leave the room until 10am. I am disabled and it takes more time for me to get ready. When we did leave the room there was no one aroung to pay. There was no member of official staff at all in the complex - only the maid and gardener. The office notice claimed that there was someone in reception until 11am. The cleaner had demanded our key so when we decided to leave, without having seen anyone and waiting in the courtyard for two hours, we couldn't get out of the complex. We drove around and sat outside the gate sounding our horn until someone from the stables came and opened a private side gate for us to leave by. We still haven't received an invoice!!! We were angry and disappointed by this episode. Also, I thought it very unsettling that children were playing in and around the pool, if something happened to them, then there would be no one around to offer help or summon emergency help if the need arose. I couldn't comprehend how the guests were left alone in the complex with no official member of staff around. Nor did we see anyone in the two hours that we waited. Obviously, because they had our credit card number then they would have taken the money from that, but even that was annoying as we didn't want to use that particular card to pay. We wanted to pay cash!!! This matter should be dealt with as it spoilt what had been a very nice stay.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.1 Very Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Netherlands

7.9 Good
  • July 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Netherlands

8.4 Very Good
  • January 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

7.8 Good
  • January 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

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9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

8.7 Excellent
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.3 Very Good
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Italy

8.7 Excellent
  • January 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.7 Excellent
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

10 Outstanding!
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.2 Wonderful!
  • April 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

7.9 Good
  • March 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

6.4 Fair
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • France

9.7 Outstanding!
  • September 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

9.8 Outstanding!
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • France

8.7 Excellent
  • June 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • France

7.3 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Belgium

8.9 Excellent
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

8.8 Excellent
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Canada

9.4 Outstanding!
  • January 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • France

8.3 Very Good
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

6.4 Fair
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Austria

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Room Details

Reserve your pet-friendly accommodation at Agriturismo La Canonica, offering 15 guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Well appointed kitchens offer a range of facilities, including refrigerators, stovetops and cookware/dishes/utensils, allowing you to save on dining expenses while you travel.

Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy flat-screen televisions with satellite channels. Corporate travelers will benefit from desks during their Empolese Val d'Elsa visit. Rooms also include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Fan
  • Desk
  • Extra beds
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Kitchen
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Satellite TV
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Agriturismo La Canonica

By car, coming from the north:
From the highway A1, take exit Firenze-Scandicci.
Then take the freeway FI-PI-LI (blue sign) towards Pisa - Livorno and leave it at the "Empoli-Ovest" exit sign. Then take the 429 provincial road towards Castelfiorentino-Certaldo-Siena. After crossing Castelfiorentino, follow the 429 provincial road direction Certaldo and Siena. Before entering Certaldo, you will find an AGIP petrol station on the left. Go straight ahead and turn left at the roundabout, following the signs “Castello di Oliveto” and “Montespertoli”. Climb the hills and when the road starts descending, you will find us on your right. You are arrived!
or
From the highway A1, take exit Firenze-Certosa.
Then take the freeway Firenze - Siena (blue sign) towards Siena and leave it at the "Poggibonsi Nord" exit sign. Then take the 429 provincial road towards Certaldo-Castelfiorentino-Empoli. After crossing Certaldo, turn right at the roundabout, following the signs “Castello di Oliveto” and “Montespertoli”. Climb the hills and when the road starts descending, you will find us on your right. You are arrived!Tot. 47 km from the A1 exit Firenze-Certosa.Coming from the south of Italy:
take the A1 (green sign) motorway towards Florence and leave it after the "Val di Chiana" exit sign. Take the provincial road towards Siena, then follow the road signs in order to take the freeway SI-FI (blue sign) towards Florence. Leave it at Poggibonsi, then take the 429 provincial road towards Certaldo-Castelfiorentino-Empoli. After crossing Certaldo, turn right at the roundabout, following the signs “Castello di Oliveto” and “Montespertoli”. Climb the hills and when the road starts descending, you will find us on your right. You are arrived!
Tot. 118 km from the exit A1 „Val di Chiana“.

Coming from the north-west of Italy:
reach Pisa then take the freeway LI-PI-FI (blue sign) towards Florence and leave it at the "Empoli-ovest" exit. Then take the 429 provincial road towards Castelfiorentino-Certaldo-Siena. After crossing Castelfiorentino, follow the 429 provincial road direction Certaldo and Siena. Before entering Certaldo, you will find an AGIP service station on the left. Go straight ahead and turn left at the roundabout, following the signs “Castello di Oliveto” and “Montespertoli”. Climb the hills and when the road starts descending, you will find us on your right. You are arrived!
Tot. 71 km from Pisa City.

If you land in Pisa airport:
take the freeway LI-PI-FI (blue sign) towards Florence and leave it at the "Empoli-ovest" exit. Then follow the above mentioned instructions. Tot. 69 km from Pisa Airport.

If you land in Firenze airport:
take the freeway FI-PI-LI (blue sign) towards Pisa and leave it at the "Empoli-ovest" exit. Then follow the above mentioned instructions. Tot. 59 km from Florence Airport.

Faster road from Florence (highway or airport):
take the freeway FI-PI-LI (blue sign) towards Pisa and leave it at the "Ginestra Fiorentina" exit (after about 10 minutes fron Florence), and follow the direction "Montespertoli". When you reach this town, cross it and turn right following the sign towards "Castelfiorentino". After approx 500 m from Montespertoli, turn left in a narrow road towards "Lungagnana" and "Certaldo". Drive along that road, always straight ahead, for about 10 minutes. At the end of this road you will find a crossroad: drive left, following the signs "Certaldo" and after approx. 4 km you will find us on your left. You are arrived!
About 60 km from Florence City / Airport.

GPS:
Lat. = 43.56593310
Long. = 11.04297638

Distances from Agriturismo La Canonica

Palazzo Pretorio - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Certaldo Alto - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Bocaccio House - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Tenuta Torciano Winery - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Piazza Machiavelli - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Santa Lucia al Borghetto Church - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Piazza delle Erbe - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Podesta's Palace - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Torre Grossa - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Loggia del Comune - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Collegiata di San Gimignano - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Piazza Duomo - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
Museum of Torture - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
San Gimignano Communal Palace - 11.7 km / 7.3 mi
The preferred airport for Agriturismo La Canonica is Florence (FLR-Peretola) - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.