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Fiesole is a charming little town located about 8 km away from Florence. Early one afternoon, after having spent a few hours walking around Florence, we decided to follow the advice VTer leics had given me and we took a bus to Fiesole. As we started making our way up the hill towards the village, we were immediately greeted by magnificent views and I could only imagine what it would be like once we got to the top of the hill - and I was not disappointed! Florence looks amazing seen from the hills of Fiesole, as does the surrounding countryside. But there's more to do in Fiesole than just admire the view: this Etruscan village dating back to the 9th century B.C. is home to a great archeological museum, a cathedral, a monastery, several little churches, a few really nice parks and a lovely piazza. It truly is the perfect little getaway!
- Pros:Quiet, romantic, beautiful views
- Cons:It's all up hill so make sure to bring those walking shoes!
- In a nutshell:It's all just a quick bus ride away from Florence!
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