Fiesole

IMG_7475

This past Sunday, I decided to take advantage of the warm weather and take the short bus-ride up to Fiesole.  In the main piazza, a small market was set up that featured different homemade artisan goods.  Around the piazza were a number of different restaurants and gelaterias that took advantage of the amazing view of Florence.  After checking out the market, I began my walk up the hill through the amazing houses and continually great view.  Towards the top of the hill was the entrance to Monte Ceceri, a beautiful park that had a number of trails equipped for hiking.  Having not seen a lot of nature over the past few months, the hike was a great way to enjoy the weather in a different way than eating gelato outside.  The town also features a number of ancient ruins, including a well-preserved Roman amphitheater and Etruscan temple. Being such a short bus-ride away from Florence, Fiesole is an amazing way to enjoy a nice spring afternoon.

IMG_7491

Contributor: Gabe Silverman

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s