Sat, Mar 05|
Family Saturday walk! Fiesole – Maiano – San Domenico
Families all welcome! A gorgeous loop walk from Fiesole through the forest where the stonecutter quarries were once located, including amazing views of Florence city center.
Time & Location
Mar 05, 2022, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Fiesole, 50014 Fiesole, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
About the Event
Description: Professionally guided waslk starting from Fiesole we walk through the park of Montececeri and by the interesting “latomia” quarry of pietra serena known as Cava Braschi. We also see where Leonardo made his attempt to fly. We then reach Maiano and from here we follow a scenic road on the slope of the hill, which takes us to he 15th century convent of San Domenico and then the even older Badia Fiesolana. Following the Via Vecchia Fiesolana with its many villas we go back to Fiesole
Length: 8.5 km
Terraine: Gravel, wood trails , pavement
Level: easy to moderate( uneven footing in woods and a few steep trails)
What to bring: Back pack with Water and snacks. Wear hiking boots/shoes if you have them. Bring poles if you use them. Dress in layers.
Location: Meet at main piazza in Fiesole( car sharing is figured out on the private whatsapp chat of confirmed members)
You can arrive by car and park on the surrounding streets or take number 7 bus from SMN and city center.
TICKET: choose one option below. Pay 25 cash on website or bring 20 or 30 euro depending on if you are a member of LAF.
Member Ticket: $25
Member: pay 20 Euro on site
Non Members-30 Euro on site