Barberino Val D'elsa Tourism

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Barberino Val d'Elsa is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Florence. The township of Barberino Val d'Elsa is located above the valley from which it takes its name. The centre of town is still ringed by its original fortifications. The Piazza Barberi includes the Church of San Bartolomeo which houses a fragment of an annunciation by the school of Giotto (14th-15th century) and a bust in bronze by Pietro Tacca. The Via Francesco da Barberino leads to the 14th century Porta Senese (Sienese Gate), and the Ospedale dei Pellegrini (Pilgrims' Hospice) dating from 1365. The Church of Sant'Appiano was built during the 11th century (part in stone) and 12th century (part in brick) and now includes the Antiquarium Museum housing various Etruscan artefacts from the many necropoli in the area, the village of Linari, the Castle of Poppiano at Vico d'Elsa and Petrognano. The Chapel of San Michele Arcangelo was built in 1597 by Santi di Tito as a perfect 1:8 scale reproduction of the Cupola of the Cathedral of Florence. It was constructed on the site of the ancient city of Semifonte, razed to the ground by the Florentines in 1202. The site remains a focus for archaeological study. The noble Barberini family dynasty began at Barberino Val d'Elsa in the 11th century.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Barberino Val D'elsa, Italy. Explore Barberino Val D'elsa travel guide before you plan your trip here. A gripping city on its own right, Florence also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Barberino Val D'elsa and set some time aside to explore the Florence. Dotted with places like Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Basilica Di Santa Maria Del Fiore; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Barberino Val D'elsa are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Barberino Val D'elsa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Barberino Val D'elsa

    Know the pollution level of Barberino Val D'elsa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • Barberino Val D'elsa: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Barberino Val D'elsa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barberino Val D'elsa.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.64 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25.76 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 49.24 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 27.27 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.06 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.85 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.3 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.34 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.7 (Moderate)
  • Living in Barberino Val D'elsa - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Barberino Val D'elsa is 142.55 (High)

    • Safety Index 63.14 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.45 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 52.58 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.89 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.44 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 65.32 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.34 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.55 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Barberino Val D'elsa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barberino Val D'elsa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 116.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 116.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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