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History on the Hillside

History on the Hillside:
An Introduction to the Belmond Villa San Michele at Fiesole

Initially patroned by Ser Niccolò Davanzati of Florence in the early fifteenth century as a convent for Franciscan tertiaries, the Villa San Michele has served as a location of religious and recreational retreat for six centuries. Join us in welcoming Jeremy Boudreau from the British Institute of Florence for an on-site presentation on the elegant venue’s journey of transformation from monastic complex to Florence’s leading luxury getaway, including a review of the villa’s outstanding collection of historic and contemporary art.

Tuesday, October 16th


Location: Via Doccia 4 Fiesole

Aperitvo: One drink with snack selection from the chef

€20 (CSF members) €25 (Public)

For additional drink, 20% discount is available for CSF members and patrons.

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*Please let us know if you need help in coming to the event so that we can organize carpooling.