Here,in the old etruscan city of Fiesole, where time seems to stand still amongst the centuries-old cypress trees and ancient ruins, stands the marvellous HOTEL VILLA AURORA. Once was a theatre entertaining the local British aristocracy built in the 1860 by Sir W.B. Spence. At the end of 1800s, the theatre was transformed into a splendid villa where some of the most important figures of the European aristocracy of the time spent unforgettable days. Guest to have sojourned here include: Queen Victoria of Britain, Empress of India, the Queens of Holland and the King Leopold of Belgium and Queen Margherita of Savoy of the Kingdom of Italy, amongst others. The breathtaking views enjoyed from the terraces of HOTEL VILLA AURORA and which extend over Florence and the Arno Valley inspired painters, poets and musicians including Gabriele D’Annunzio and Giosuè Carducci. Today in Villa Aurora there are 24 rooms, standard and royal or suites, these last with the most magnificent view over Florence. All, with air conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, minibar, safe and some of them with Jacuzzi. The Restaurant, furnished with a veranda and a wide summer terrace, perfect place for a working lunch or banquet, offers elegant dining, with breathtaking views of Florence. With its wealth of history and memories, set in an enchanting natural environment, the most romantic of atmosphere is created and enjoyed. Here, you can taste dishes from both national and Tuscany rich and exquisite cuisine, with superb wines from our Wine List, boasting over 300 labels.Finally, for its honoured guests, the hotel offers a modern congress room with a capacity of about 60 people for small meetings and conventions.