Figline Valdarno

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Figline Valdarno
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Figline Valdarno is located in Italy
Figline Valdarno
Figline Valdarno
Location of Figline Valdarno in Italy
Coordinates: 43°37′N 11°28′E / 43.617°N 11.467°E / 43.617; 11.467
Country Italy
RegionTuscany
Metropolitan cityFlorence (FI)
ComuneFigline e Incisa Valdarno
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
(31 December 2013)
 • Total17,136
Demonym(s)Figlinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
50063
Dialing code055
Patron saintSt. Romulus
Pieve of San Romolo, at Gaville.

Figline Valdarno (Italian pronunciation: [fiʎˈʎiːne valˈdarno]) is a frazione in the comune of Figline e Incisa Valdarno in the Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Florence. It is the birthplace of Marsilio Ficino.

It was a separate commune until January 1, 2014.

Main sights[edit]

  • 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[edit]

The town is 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[edit]

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