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The territory of the province of Florence can be reached in various ways from the regional capital.

Stazione sita firenzeSome places of tourist interest like Fiesole can be reached by urban bus number 7 leaving from via La Pira (next to piazza San marco). City bus tickets are sold at any tobacco shop, newstand or café and cost €1,50 each (must be validated on board). This bus will lead you to the quiet village on the Florentine hills, from where you will enjoy a unique view of the city of Florence.

Located north and north-east of Florence respectively, the areas of Mugello and Val di Sieve can be easily reached by train or bus. Direct rail links with the little towns of Borgo S. Lorenzo and San Piero a Sieve are frequent, while other locations such as Barberino and Firenzuola can be reached by AMV bus.  

Situated between the provinces of Siena and Florence, the distinctive region of Chianti is famous all over the world for its wine production. It is served by ACV bus line, linking Florence to Greve in Chianti and Poggibonsi, from where it is possible to reach the most popular tourist destinations of the area and taste good wine.

Busitalia connects Florence to Siena.

The major towns in lower and upper Valdarno can be easily reached by train or bus from Florence. Rail links are fast and frequent to the little towns of Rignano, Incisa and Figline (upper Valdarno), which can also be reached by ACV bus leaving from the city of Florence.

The towns of Empoli, Castelfiorentino e Certaldo are also served by the national rail network. The Empolese-Valdelsa area (Capraia and Limite, Castelfiorentino, Cerreto Guidi, Certaldo, Empoli, Fucecchio, Gambassi Terme, Montaione, Montelupo Fiorentino, Montespertoli, Vinci) is also served by the buses owned by the PiùBus company, who serves as both an urban link to Empoli and a suburban one in the whole area.

From the small town of Empoli, it is possible to reach the village of Vinci, birth place of the famous Leonardo, with bus no. 49/52 leaving from Piazza Don Minzoni in front of the railway station of Empoli. Another place not to be missed in Valdelsa is the village of Certaldo, birth place of fourteenth-century writer Boccaccio. At the cost of € 1,30 (1,50€ round trip) it is possible to take the funicular that rapidly connects upper Certaldo and lower Certaldo. For further information on the funicular service in Certaldo, please visit the website of the company Tiemme Toscana mobility

 

 

Published: 30/1/2017

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