Fiesole

Just a short bus ride from Florence up into the hills brings you to the town of Fiesole. The quick side trip lays fabulous views of Florence at your feet. The city is laid out before you as a marvel of the Renaissance in Tuscany that it is. The first thing you see upon arrival is the Medieval Cathedral. We spent the day exploring the

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Lake Como – Villas on the Lake

Did you know Lake Como is only about an hour's ride from Milan? There are numerous grand villas that line Lake Como.ย  Taking the slow ferry gives you a glimpse at a few! Villa on the lake This screams Italy to me! Villa Balbianello in Lenno is one of the most scenic residences on the lake and is famous for its

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Lake Como – Bellagio – Villa Melzi

If you visit Bellagio be sure not to miss the famous gardens of Villa Melzi. The gardens are open to the public but the 19th century neoclassical villa is not. It is said these gardens were a favorite spot for Franz Lizst, the famous composer and pianist and quite possibly where he wrote one of his most famous pieces, 'Dante Symphony'. This Villa was built

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