Fiesole and Florence: hiking between nature and culture
Green roads at 15 minutes from Florence.
We will relax amidst nature on a path that goes through country roads, green trails and remote country routes immersed in a unique landscape.
We will reach the town and the hills of Fiesole, with its villas and magnificent panorama overlooking Florence, through olive groves and vineyards, secular cypress trees, neo-gothic castles, farmhouses and ancient villas, in a natural amphitheatre shaped by men’s work.
– When: Everyday, times to be agreed upon
– Meeting point-departure: (transfer by public bus)
Fiesole, Piazza Mino, bus terminal Ataf n. 7
– Arrival: Fiesole, Piazza Mino, bus terminal Ataf n. 7
– Total length: 10 km
– Duration: 3 hours
– Level of difficulty: medium
– Fare for professional tour leader:
Transfer by public bus not included in the price.
Packed lunch (not included in the price).
WE RECOMMEND: at least 1 litre of water per person, hiking shoes, long socks to the knee or long trousers. According to the season, a jacket or a hat may be useful to protect yourself from the sunshine.
We will pass by Montececeri, a hill towering over Florence, from which Leonardo da Vinci plausibly launched his “first human flight”.
This is the ancient heart of Tuscany, where lived Michelangelo Buonarroti, which is also recalled in Boccaccio’s novels. The view on Florence and the Arno valley is amazing. These places are also famous for the extraction and processing of the Serena stone, a material used ever since the Renaissance age, which has been massively used for the construction of art works such as the Brunelleschi Dome and the Loggia of the Uffizi Gallery