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Fiesole [5] is a city in Tuscany close to Florence.


Roman theatre of Fiesole

Fiesole is one of the richest municipalities of Tuscany and has been considered a sort of gateway for the of Florence since the 14th century. This is the place where Giovanni Boccaccio set its Decameron.

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By bus[edit]

Get the number 7 bus from San Marco piazza in Florence - Fiesole is the last stop. Tickets can be purchased from any tabacchi and cost between 1.20 and €2.

Get around[edit]

Fiesole is small, so best way to get around is on foot.

See[edit][add listing]

Remnants of Etruscan walls.

Fiesole Cathedral

Roman baths.

Roman theatre.

Palazzo Comunale.

The cathedral.

Do[edit][add listing]

Fiesole walking tour - Guided walking tour of top Fiesole's attractions. At the end possibility to tasting typical Tuscan food and wine in a cozy restaurant placed in the central square.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Vinandro on the main square serves delicious typical Tuscan food and wine in a rustic ambience, desserts a particular speciality. Part of the Slow Food movement. Book ahead at the weekend.

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Bed and Breakfast La Mongolfiera, Via Guido Guinizzelli, 1, +39 055 5535141, [1]. An elegant and completely restored Chalet in reserved residential area tucked at the foot of the Fiesole Hills.  edit
  • La Sorgente di Francesca, Via montetrini 34/37, +39 055 8300702 (), [2]. Located on a very secluded Tuscany hill.  edit
  • Hotel Villa dei Bosconi (3 stars), Via F. Ferrucci, 51, +39 055 59578 (, fax: +39.055.5978448), [3].  edit
  • Hotel Villa Fiesole, Via Beato Angelico, 35, +39 055 846860 (, fax: +39 055.8468680), [4]. On the side of an ancient Etruscan Hill, surrounded by centuries old woods.  edit

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