Colle Val d’Elsa
At the table with the handcrafted furniture
Colle Val d’Elsa is known to be the “mother” of two art treasures: the crystal and Arnolfo di Cambio.
But the suggestions of Colle don’t stop here. Over the spectacular landscape you can enjoy from the top of the hill on which it is situated, the village reveals to travelers charming architectural gems: the Cathedral, Palace of the Priors and the unforgettable image of the mighty castle.
Countless masterpieces of sacred art that are jealously guarded in the rooms of the Civic Museum and the architecture that the visitor can simply enjoy walkingthe alleys.
This town of a thousand artistic resources, holds a craft just as valuable. Don’t miss this step if you are looking for the 4 golden rules for setting an ideal table in an impeccable Tuscan style:
1) custom placeholders
2) goblets, glasses and jugs of crystal
3) an original centerpiece of blown glass, transparent or colored
4) pottery plates and bowls, to savor the local cuisine.
And do not forget the most precious ingredient: the love for simplicity and elegance of hand-made items. Do you have friends that you want to surprise on a special occasion or for a casual lunch but which is treated in detail? Visit these shops.