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Located in the heart of Tuscany, in a favorable position on the Via Francigena.
In ancient times it was divided into three parts.
The Borgo of St Caterina, the Castle of Piticciano and the Piano, today simply called Upper Colle and Lower Colle.
Although archaeologists have unearthed prehistoric settlements dating back to the IV millennium BC.
Even if Etruscan finds and Roman remains are still visible, Colle Val d'Elsa was born as a real city in the Middle Ages.
Its strategic position makes it a protagonist in the history of free municipalities and the scene of serious war episodes.
Such as the battle of 1269 between the Guelphs and Ghibellines.
In Lower Colle, among other things, it is possible to see the nice Crystal Museum, built inside an old glass factory to celebrate the production of crystals typical of the Val d'Elsa.
A production that covers 95% of Italian crystal. and nearly 15% worldwide!!!
Few people know that Collodi, the stage name of Carlo Lorenzini, author of Pinocchio, studied at the seminary of Colle in Val d’Elsa.
Here he drew inspiration for his books since just outside the center there has been, since the Middle Ages, the source of Pinocchio.
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Colle Val D'Elsa is unmissable for art and history that come together in an enviable lifestyle.
The Colle Val d'Elsa wheelchair accessible tours area is really very beautiful.
In the Tuscan countryside it is possible to see some of the most beautiful monuments of the region as well as the Cathedral of Colle di Val d'Elsa.
The Pieve a Elsa, the Church of Santa Maria in Canonica, the Church of Santa Caterina and the Church of San Biagio.
Along the main street of Colle di Val D'Elsa, Via di Castello, you will find the tower-house of the village architect Arnolfo di Cambio.
The XIV century Palazzo dei Priori which now houses the Museum of Sacred Art and the Civic Museum.
The Baroque Cathedral, inside which on the main altar it preserves a Crucifix attributed to Giambologna.
In Piazza Duomo you will find the XIV century Palazzo Pretorio with the Archaeological Museum.
To be seen outside Porta Nuova is the Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie, with frescoes from the Sienese school of the XV century.
The upper part is the oldest part where you can admire the Porta Nova.
One of the doors that allowed access to the medieval village which now houses a beautiful restaurant where you can taste typical dishes of Tuscan cuisine.
Nearby there is also a famous outlet of luxury brand, much loved by women in particular.
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