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    Suggestions and destinations to visit during your stay in Colle Val D'Elsa

    Palazzo San Lorenzo, located in the medieval village of Colle Val d'Elsa, is the perfect location to discover the town and its itineraries along the Elsa river, but also to discover some of the itineraries that made this area so famous and glorious: the via Francigena, where millions of pilgrims walked during the Middle Age to reach Rome, or the Chianti route, considered the most ancient and known area of wine production.

    Some history of Colle Val D'Elsa

    Colle Val d'Elsa, famous worldwide as the "Home of lead-glass crystal", is set in the heart of Tuscany in a strategic position between the city of Siena, Florence and Volterra, on the via Francigena route, used by pilgrims of all Europe to reach Rome.

    What to see in Colle Val D'Elsa
    Even if nowadays Colle Val d'Elsa is a big town of 20.000 inhabitants, it can still be divided into three parts according to tradition, in "Castello", "Borgo" e "Piano", nowadays simply "Upper Colle" and "Lower Colle".