"Villa Schifanoia" Daytrip - Fiesole Tip by halikowski

Daytrip - Fiesole, Florence: 12 reviews and 22 photos

   
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  • Villa Schifanoia - Florence
  • the gardens - Florence
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A fifteenth century Florentine villa, with sumptuous formal gardens. Previous owner was the American formal representation to His Holiness Pope Pius XII. Now it belongs to the European University Institute, founded in 1976, but which acquired the property and started to use it only from 1993.

Address: Via Boccaccio 121
Directions: To get there take wither bus #7 to San Domenico di Fiesole or #1B to the Via Boccaccio capolinea.
Phone: ph.: 0039 055 4685276

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  • Written Oct 29, 2008
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