Samiksha Jaiswal

Figline Valdarno

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Country  Italy
Province / Metropolitan city  Florence (FI)
Demonym(s)  Figlinesi
Local time  Saturday 2:42 PM
Region  Tuscany
Elevation  126 m (413 ft)
Area  71.7 km²
Province  Province of Florence
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Frazioni  Brollo, Celle San Leo, Cesto, Gaglianella, Gaville, Matassino, Pavelli, Ponte agli Stolli, Porcellino, Restone, San Donato in Avane, San Martino Altoreggi, Stecco, Tartigliese
Weather  18°C, Wind NE at 8 km/h, 20% Humidity
Points of interest  Arno, Vino Sorelli Spa, Palazzo Pretorio

Figline Valdarno was a comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Florence. As of 31 December 2013, it had a population of 17,136 and an area of 71.7 square kilometres (27.7 sq mi). The municipality is the birthplace of Marsilio Ficino.

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Map of 50063 Figline Valdarno, Florence, Italy

Since January 1st, 2014 the comune has been united with Incisa in Val d'Arno in one new municipality called Figline e Incisa Valdarno.

Figline Valdarno borders the following municipalities: Castelfranco di Sopra, Cavriglia, Greve in Chianti, Incisa in Val d'Arno, Pian di Scò, Reggello, San Giovanni Valdarno.

Main sights

  • Church of San Pietro al Terreno, known from 1148, restored in the 18th century
  • Chapel of Villa di San Cerbone, with an Annunciation by Il Cigoli
  • Collegiate Church of Santa Maria, with a panel by the Master of Figline (after 1317)
  • Convent and Church of St. Francis
  • Monastery of Santa Croce
  • Pieve of San Romolo at Gaville, a Romanesque church with a rich sculptural decoration
  • Abbey of San Cassiano
  • Transportation

    The town is well served by the station with frequent trains to Florence and Arezzo. Near the station there is a bus terminal that connects Figline with the towns nearby.

    Twin towns

  • Canals, Valencia, Spain
  • Pfungstadt, Germany
  • References

    Figline Valdarno Wikipedia


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