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Take a spectacular trip to Settignano, a town near the idyllic Florence in Tuscany. See incredible views from the hills of olive groves out to Florence and its infamous Duomo. Settignano is near the very hilltops where Leonardo Da Vinci tested his theories of flight. On a hillside looming over Florence, the panoramic and picturesque views bring you back in time.
Things to do in Settignano
In Settignano, the Catholic churches are a sight to see as part of a rich culture. The Villa Michelangelo is one of the oldest and best preserved renaissance buildings, with neat gardens, and delightful cypress and lemon trees. This is where Michelangelo used to live with a sculptor and his wife. See the roman baths and roman amphitheater in nearby Fiesole, which are now ruins surrounded by trees. Remnants of the Etruscan walls, that were part of Fiesole’s origins, can still be seen today as well. The large rustic stones are a historic site. The ruins are still magnificent remains of architecture — a historic experience!
Day trips from Settignano
You can get caught up in the picturesque Settignano, but the town has some incredible nearby day trip destinations. Florence is just a half hour away by public transportation or in the car. In Florence, see the incredible Uffuzi gallery, with incredible renaissance art such as Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” and Da Vinci’s “Annunciation. The Florence Cathedral is gothic and intricate — a sight to see. Look in awe at Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia, the most iconic statue of our time. Don’t forget to see the Duomo, which you’ll have seen from afar in Fiesole! The incredible architecture and terracotta dome is one of the greatest sights in Florence. The Vincigliata Castle is a fifteen minute drive away. The castle has medieval origins, but was reconstructed to the neogothic by John Temple Leader. The beautiful tuscan style gardens, and the indoor fresco of the castle, are surrounded by lush forests.
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Transportation in Settignano
Getting around Settignano is most enjoyable by walking, as the Tuscan countryside is picture perfect. Buses go to and from Settignano and Florence, taking only about twenty minutes to a half hour. There’s also a train station in nearby Florence, in case you need that option! The Florence Airport is also the closest airport for you to fly into to arrive near Settignano.
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