From Piazza Boccaccio you can reach Certaldo Alto through
– Via del Castello
– Vicolo Signorini
– Via Costa Alberti
– Via Costa Vecchia
Visitors can park in the lower part of the town and go to Certaldo Alto by the funicular.
In the lower part, the funicular station is located in Piazza Boccaccio 37, while in the upper part it is situated near Porta Aberti (the Alberti Gate)
The funicular operates every 15 minutes.
For timetables please read the information at the following link: www.comune.certaldo.fi.it/index.php/trasporti-pubblici-e-mobilita.html
Car parks near the medieval village
1- Car Park “Certaldo Alto”
It is the closest parking area to the hamlet and has about 40 parking places. Cost is currently 0,50 €/hour.
Please, be careful not to enter the Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL)!
1- Car Park “Piazza Boccaccio”
Piazza Boccaccio is the main square in Certaldo Basso, the lower part of the city: this is the starting point of the funicular and of the pedestrian roads that reach the medieval village.
It is a paid parking with about 60 places.
The address to set on the GPS is: Piazza Boccaccio, Certaldo (FI)
Paid parking places are also along the streets near the square: Via Trento, Via Mazzini, Via Trieste. You can park in the blue lines, and then pay at the nearby totems.
3- Car Park “Stazione FS”
It is located at the train station, about 200 meters from Piazza Boccaccio which can be easily reached by walking along the pedestrian street Via 2 Giugno.
It is a paid parking with about 100 places.
The address to set on the GPS is: Piazza Giulio Masini 1, Certaldo (FI)
4- Car Park “Via XXVI Luglio”
It is about 400 meters from Piazza Boccaccio. From this car park it is possible to take the underground passage of the train station and reach Piazza Masini; from here you can walk along the pedestrian street Via 2 Giugno to arrive in Piazza Boccaccio.
It is a free parking with about 50 places.
The address to set on the GPS is: Via XXVI Luglio 19, Certaldo (FI)
5- Car Park “Via Leonardo da Vinci”
It is located very close to Via XXVI Luglio. From this car park it is possible to take the underground passage of the train station and reach Piazza Masini; from here you can walk along the pedestrian street Via 2 Giugno to arrive in Piazza Boccaccio.
It is a free parking with about 150 places.
The address to set on the GPS is: Via Leonardo da Vinci 65, Certaldo (FI)
Camper Parking Area
The parking area (4 stalls) is located in Piazza Macelli, at the foot of Certaldo Alto, close to the city center.
It’s always accessible, free, partially shaded, illuminated, with water and waste facilities.
It is about 600 meters from Piazza Boccaccio. Once parked, walk through Via Roma to get to Piazza Boccaccio and take the funicular.
Tourist bus stop
A brief stop for passenger descent/ascent is allowed in Certaldo Basso (lower city) at the suburban bus stop located in the public gardens of Piazza Giulio Masini (43°32’47.3″N 11°02’19.5″E, not at the train station): coming from Viale Giacomo Matteotti (heading south), turn right on Via Trieste (at Panificio Catullo and ACI Agency), and then continue on to the right (up to a public toilet). Vertical traffic signs are present on site.
From there you reach Piazza Boccaccio (5 minute-walk) where the funicular station is, or you can walk up the pedestrian streets Costa Vecchia, Vicolo Signorini or Via del Castello (10-15 more minutes, with an altitude difference of 40 meters).
The free parking for the bus is located in Certaldo Basso (lower city) along Viale Fabiani (heading south), in front of the skating rink.
Information for bus stop