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Fiesole Travel guide
Fiesole : Michelin's recommendations
The winding road to Fiesole heads out of Florence through an incomparable landscape of magnificent gardens and long lines of cypress trees that are so typical of Tuscany. At the top of the hill stands Fiesole, once an Etruscan city, which for many years ruled over its rival in the valley, the future city of Florence.
Tourist attractions Fiesole : Things to see and do
I - 50014 Fiesole
The best way of discovering Tuscany, renowned for its beautiful light and landscape, is the road from Florence to Fiesole. It skirts hillsides covered in olive groves, cypresses and terraced gardens as each bend in the road reveals yet another incomp..
Piazza Mino da Fiesole I - 50014 Fiesole
Founded in the 11C and later enlarged, this Cathedral has a sparse interior and a basilical arrangement, with a raised chancel and columns supporting antique capitals. It accommodates beautiful sculptures by Mino da Fiesole.
V. Portigiani 1 I - 50014 Fiesole
Within easy reach of the archaeological site, the antiquarium has a fine collection of Greek and Etruscan vases and some Roman wall paintings , which were actually unearthed on the very site now occupied by the antiquarium.
Via B. Angelico, 35 I - 50014 Fiesole
Hotel & restaurant : Florence, the capital of Renaissance, is also famous for its luxuriant surrounding hills. From the 15th century Fiesole has become the most requested residential area, for its mix of landscape history and culture, but most for th..
Via Gramsci 21 I - 50014 Fiesole
Set 350 metres from the Cathedral of Fiesole, the family-run Villa Sorriso offers functional rooms with satellite TV. It boasts a 200-square metre terrace with views of the Arno Valley. Rooms at Albergo Villa Sorriso have tiled floors and air condit..
P.zza Mino 39 I - 50014 Fiesole
Offering a garden with outdoor swimming pool and free parking, Hotel Villa Aurora is built around a 19th-century manor in the historic centre of Fiesole, right in front of the bus stop to Florence. All rooms offer air conditioning and a satellite TV...
via Benedetto da Maiano 4 I - 50014 Fiesole
via Ontignano 48 I - 50014 Fiesole
This restaurant started as a simple grocery shop and in 1958 it began serving simple meals to locals and hunters in the region. Today the restaurant is enthusiastically run by Tullio's children, who continue to offer regional cuisine accompanied by t..
via Doccia 4 I - 50014 Fiesole
In summer, meals are served under the loggia with views of Florence, whereas in winter guests dine either in the cloisters or the cenacle. Tuscan produce takes pride of place on the menu with homemade pasta, meat and mushrooms (in season) to delight ..
via del Salviatino 21 I - 50014 Fiesole
This restaurant has classic furnishings in shades of white, as well as a beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking the lovely gardens. The menu focuses on elaborate dishes made from the best ingredients, which are presented in a simple yet elegant way.