Mobili Arte Povera Florence rustic furniture, rustic furniture sales and restoration, Provencal style furniture. Via Primo Maggio, 16 Fiesole – mobile: 3934265353
Falegnameria Scala srl The Falegnameria Scala based his experience on nearly a century of love for the craft. In 1957 the family Scala moved to Fiesole, where the F.lli Scala s.n.c. was born, which specializes in making wooden window frames. As the business grows, it adapts to the market demands and supports the production of window frames also that of tailor-made furniture. Via Faentina 158, Fiesole – Tel. 055541013
MISTERY AND BREATH-TAKING VIEWS
Between Spring and Autumn you can walk through the woods, among pine trees and cypresses, through olive groves and hamlets, skirting castles, famous villas, the tabernacles of wayside shrines and the pietra serena quarries. Some of the paths have beautiful views of Florence. You can also visit mysterious Etruscan Fonte Sotterra or walk up to the hill from which, in 1506, Leonardo da Vinci did his experiment with a flying machine.
There is a COOP supermarket open from Monday to Saturday from 9- 13 in the morning and from 16 - 20 in the afternoon, while it’s closed on Sunday. This COOP is in Via Gramsci 18 in Fiesole.
There is a market every Saturday morning until 13.30 in Via Portigiani, near the principal square, Piazza Mino. There’s also a lovely Antiques Market every first Sunday of each month from 8 in the morning until 19 (except July and August) in Piazza Mino da Fiesole.
There are at least two chemist’s in Fiesole city center that may be not be open on Sundays and holidays. These are:
Farmacia Perna Piazza Mino 15, Fiesole
Farmacia San Bernardino Via Colzi 8/b, Fiesole
GOURMET EATING AND TASTING
As well as various well-known restaurants that offer a typical Tuscan cuisine, Fiesole has several farm complexes where you can taste their products and visit their cellars and olive presses. The oil is famous and so is the wine, which has won several international prizes, not to mention saffron, a fashionable spice, and honey. If you dine in one of the restaurants in the hills of Fiesole you may well have the added enjoyment of a view of Florence, and an overall feeling of well being, especially in Summer.
Alcedo Pasticceria Bar
Via Gramsci 29, Fiesole Artisan Pastry shop
Closed on Monday
Open Thurs-Sat 7-20 Sun 7 - 13
Bar Città di Fiesole
Via Gramsci 34, Fiesole Internet point, tobacconist’s, articles for smokers
Open Mon-Sat 7 -19.30
Piazza Mino 39, Fiesole Panoramic hall and terrace
Open every day 11-24
Caffè Déja vu
Piazza Mino 11, Fiesole
Open every day from 7.30 - 24
Caffè al N° 5
Piazza Mino 5, Fiesole Bistrot and American Bar
Closed on Wednesday
Open from 10.30-22.30
Caffè Teatro Romano
Via Portigiani 1, Fiesole Within the archeological site
Open every day from 9 to 20
Opens from 20 for Estate Fiesolana performances.
Closed on Tuesday
Gelateria di Maiano
Via Cave di Maiano 3/a, Fiesole Ice-creamery and lounge bar Monday-Friday 17 -2
Saturday and Sunday 13-2
Via Fra’ Beato Angelico 1, San Domenico-Fiesole Cafè, pub, Tearoom, Milkshakes and Big screen
Open every day from 17.30 to 1
Testamatta Piazza Mino 6, Fiesole Wine bar open seasonal
Di Vino Paci
Piazza Garibaldi 19, Fiesole Wine bar
Open every day from 9 to 13 in the morning and from 15.30 until 19.30 in the afternoon.