Chiesa di San Francesco
Cattedrale di San Romolo
Fiesole's cathedral, begun in the 11th century, stands sentry over the central square. Look out for the glazed terracotta statue of San...
Museo Primo Conti
From Museo Bandini, a 300m walk along Via Dupré will bring you to the Museo Primo Conti, where the eponymous avant-garde 20th-century...
On the main square in Fiesole, this atmospheric Irish pub is a popular local hangout for tip-top beers, excellent burgers and other...
Here they have gone to some lengths to re-create a sense of the old Tuscan tavern, with long, timber fratina tables conducive to...
Nestled in the hilly valleys between the Arno and Mugnone rivers, beautiful Fiesole offers spectacular views of nearby Florence (8km to the south) and is a welcome fresh-air retreat from the city bustle. The city readily reveals its Etruscan, Roman and Renaissance past, and in summer it has attracted the likes of Boccaccio, Proust, Gertrude Stein and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Fiesole has a duomo, an impressive art museum and an archaeological site featuring an Etruscan temple and the remains of a Roman theatre and baths. It is especially popular as a picnic spot, and its fascinating winding streets offer atmospheric walks.