Villa Aurora Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Fiesole
I risked life and limb walking up the narrow road to the town of Fiesole; it is a narrow winding road, and the Italians drive fast. I visited the Roman and Etruscan ruins there; an amphitheater, baths, and temple. After seeing the museum I went looking for an out of the way, '"authentic" place for lunch. But I got too hungry, and ended up at a funny pasticceria. ...
... way. Very old buildings bordering the river. After taking a few pictures we went back to the bus stop to continue on the journey. Travelling around by open top bus is really the best way to get a great feel for this wonderful city. Took some great photos from the high vantage point.
The Michelangelo statue of "David" we had seen previously is a copy of the original and we were both keen to see the real statue that was created by ...
... lunch with a couple from Australia who had a girl from Russia with them.
After lunch I headed back to the hotel to have a rest and charge the battery on the new Camera. I went out again about 15:00 for the trip to Fiesole, as that was on my list of places to visit on this trip. I walked to Piazza San Marco and bought tickets at the News stand and then waited for Bus No. 7, which arrived a few minutes later. The trip to Fiesole took about 20 ...
... to me), the prices at the straw market were higher. But of course, the highlight of the market is actually the Il Porcellino, pig statue. It is said that you have to touch the pig’s nose and you would definitely make it back to Florence, similar to the Trevi fountain in Rome.
We hanged around Piazza dell signoria and the museums. We didn’t enter the museums because, one, they were mostly closed on Mondays and ...
... archeological site were closed for no reason, which was a minor disappointment. Had some simple pizza for lunch visited some shops around town. Florence is hurried without frenzy and a pleasant visit. Ran to catch the sunset last night. Snack and a glass of sweet wine at a pleasant bar. A meal at a homey neighborhood restaurant with portions larger than we could imbibe. A couple of errands and check out of our room and we're off to our next farm in Umbria!