Things to see and do - Fiesole
Unmissable tourist sites
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
P.za della Cattedrale 1 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. S. Francesco 13 I - 50014 Fiesole
Admirable situated on the top of a hill, this humble Franciscan common with its tiny cloister, accommodates the small Museum of the Missions.
v. Portigiani 1 I - 50014 Fiesole
Here you can see a Roman theatre, relics of some Roman spas, a small Etruscan temple and a museum exhibiting an interesting collection of objects unearthed in archaeological excavations. An enchanting site.
Via Doccia 4 I - 50014 Fiesole
Offering panoramic views of Florence, Villa San Michele is a former monastery nestled on a hilltop amid lush trees and terraced gardens. The elegant rooms come with terracotta floors and Carrara-marble bathroom. Wi-Fi and parking are free. The rooms..
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 F. Poeti, 1 I - 50014 Fiesole
Situated in the old Etruscan village of Fiesole, Hotel Villa Bonelli is surrounded by a magnificent landscape of green hills, overlooking Florence. There is a terrace and bar on site. Air-conditioned rooms at the Villa Bonelli all come with satellit..
via Faentina 329 I - 50014 Olmo
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.
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 Benedetto da Maiano 4 I - 50014 Fiesole
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 ..