Hostel in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy

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Get to know Colle di Val d'Elsa (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Colle di Val d'Elsa. To help you make friends with Colle di Val d'Elsa before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Colle di Val d'Elsa is also named and spelled Colle Val d'Elsa - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

This charming town is best known for its active production in crystal glass, but a stop in Colle di Val d’Elsa gives tourists much more than just beautiful glasswork. With its stunning views of Tuscany, Colle di Val d’Elsa provides a wonderful opportunity to explore medieval Italy.

Some of the well-frequented attractions in Colle di Val d’Elsa include visits to the ancient noble houses and tower-houses which line the paved, narrow lines that make up the “colle alta” – the higher, older part of town. Since the town has traditionally been recognized for both paper manufacturing and wool production, remnants of this rich history can still be seen by visitors to Colle di Val d’Elsa, and modern developments showcase the town’s more recent glass industry.

Accommodation in Colle di Val d’Elsa is as varied as the architecture found within the city. Backpackers can find a hostel in the town’s historical centre, and tourists looking for more upscale hotels and resorts can explore some of the urban development in the newer part of Colle di Val d’Elsa. Hostel stays give visitors the chance to get a true experience for the medieval atmosphere in this unique community, but there are plenty of other options – vacation rentals, boutique hotels, or bed and breakfasts.

Colle di Val d’Elsa does have a great selection of local eateries, but visitors can also take advantage of the market located near the modern fountain in the town’s updated core. Handmade cheeses and sausages can be purchased, as well as prepared dishes that can give tourists an idea of what the locals eat.

The Tuscany region is host to two larger airports, Pisa and Florence. Visitors traveling to Colle di Val d’Elsa can either hop a bus or train to reach their local hostel or hotel, or rent a car for further exploration around this beautiful part of Italy.

Written by local enthusiast for Colle di Val d'Elsa hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Colle di Val d'Elsa hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ about Colle di Val d'Elsa Hostels

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Your Packing List for Colle di Val d'Elsa

Your Packing List for Colle di Val d'Elsa

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Colle di Val d'Elsa Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Colle di Val d'Elsa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
9 Average rating of all hostels

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