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Nice Place to Visit - Great Views from area next to convento.

We made the trek up the hill to this Convent and were glad we did. It is an interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Palo Alto, California
Peaceful afternoon

You can get to Fiesola by public bus. One of the attractions is the convent, where you have a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via San Francesco 13, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
+39 055 59175
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We made the trek up the hill to this Convent and were glad we did. It is an interesting place to visit, with a nice little museum about the friars and church. The view from the area around the convent are well worth the effort...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

You can get to Fiesola by public bus. One of the attractions is the convent, where you have a marvellous view and a very nice cloister.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 7 July 2018

No wonder this is the top-rated 'attraction' in Fiesole. A pulse-raising walk up a steep hill is rewarded by a splendid complex of an atmospheric church, an intimate courtyard, and a charming souvenir shop with a convivial host-cum-cashier. Spend a good hour here and let...More

Thank IrvineUncleT
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

If you have the chance to visit Fiesole be sure to make the climb up to the Convent. You will be treated to the most spectacular view of Florence. The climb isn’t too bad and it is so worth it! The small church and convent...More

Thank MissMez
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A friend of mine, told me, the terrace of the convent was a place where engaged couples exchanged promises of eternal love. I can understand why!

Thank Patrickftincognito
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We took a cab to Fiesole then walked up the hill to the Convent. It was steep, but we enjoyed the stunning views and the peaceful atmosphere. There weren't any monks there the day that we went, and the gift shop was not open either...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This church and convent is a destination in itself beside the fact that it offers a stunning panorama of Florence. The convent in its modest location is a wonderful place to visit.

1  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 11 April 2018

After a day of battling the crowds in Tuscany we took the bus from San Marco Piazza about 20 min up the hill to the Tuscan village of Fiesole. From the bus stop you can cross the street and follow the signs to the left...More

2  Thank AJHUCK
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The short, steep climb from the main square is well worth it for the amazing view over Florence. The church and attached museum are charming and peaceful.

Thank brenhell
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I've been touring Italy for six weeks and finally a church that conveys the spirit of Christ. No gilt, no fancy mosaics, no droves of tourists taking photos and being generally disrespectful. The frescoes are of monks serving the community by last rites, funerals and...More

1  Thank lovetotravelgreeley
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Response from J S | Reviewed this property |
Probably. Be careful if you arrive at noon or during hours of the Divine Office. Last summer the monks were doing their prayer services at noon and evening. The church will be open, just be aware that if they are holding... More