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Visitor Information -- The tourist office is at Via Portigiani 3, 50014 Fiesole (tel. 055-596-1323; www.comune.fiesole.fi.it; daily 10:30am-1pm and 1:30-5pm).

Festivals & Markets -- Fiesole's biggest event is cultural: 2 months of music, ballet, film, and theater from late June to August called the Estate Fiesolana -- sit back under the stars in the restored 1st-century-A.D. Roman theater and listen to Mozart and Verdi. You can get information and tickets in Florence at Box Office or via Fiesole's tourist office; visit www.estatefiesolana.it for details of the program. The Festa di San Romolo on July 6 brings processions and partying all day and fireworks in the evening. There's a market every Saturday in Piazza Mino, and an artisan fair on the first Sunday of each month in the same place.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.