Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Is it a bad thing that I can't turn my head?, Florence, Italy travel blog

Is it a bad thing that I can't turn my head?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... 't think he realized that I was taking him serious. When he proposed I asked him how he felt about getting married in Florence Italy. We found a fabulous Delta flight in March for only $385.00 round trip taxes included and based on those ...

Valentin in Italia 2!- Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Valentin in Italia 2!- Florence

A travel blog entry by fminonne

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It's impossible to take a train from Pisa to Siena without going through Florence, so Valentin and I took advantage of this by spending a few hours in the city.  It was the only chance he got to see it, so I tried to show him as much as possible. ...

A little bit of Italy..., Florence, Italy travel blog

A little bit of Italy...

A travel blog entry by jaskate

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... city to a little village called Fiasole. Set right up on top and down the side of one of many hills surrounding Florence, it was the quintessential Tuscan village - trees, cute little villas and resaturants scattered everywhere. There were also some very ...

First Week in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

First Week in Florence

A travel blog entry by ilyaandrebecca

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... , we walked across the river with our professor, Bill, and a classmate, Thea, to partake in the (prepare yourself...) FLORENCE GELATO FESTIVAL! Yes, that's right, we arrived just in time for the gelato festival. Many tents were assembled featuring gelato ...

We made a friend!!, Florence, Italy travel blog

We made a friend!!

A travel blog entry by bella0021

... ! We can't move into our apartment until 3, but it will be very exciting to finally get there!  The group doesn't get to Florence until 6, so we'll have time to get unpacked, get a shower in, and hopefully nap before the roomies get there!  ...

Florencia renacentista, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florencia renacentista

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Llegué a Florencia cerca de las 2 y media de la tarde. La estación me pareció desorganizada y nada pintoresca. Al salir de la estación me encaminé hacia el albergue que habíamos acordado con Teresa, que estaba situado del otro lado del rio Arno y ...

Firenze Frenzy, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze Frenzy

A travel blog entry by paul-jules

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... poses (not what the sculptor intended?) just outside of the palace of the Medici family--once, the most powerful ruling family in Florence and surrounding Italian city-states. We then walked to the Arno, to take a few pictures of the river and caboom, ...

The Third Tuesday, Florence, Italy travel blog

The Third Tuesday

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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... for most of his life until when he died, it was discovered. in the 1960s apparently some man stool it from Paris and brought it to Italy and showed it to the people and announced that "we have our Mona Lisa back" he then got arrested and sent to a mental ...

Buorngiorno Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Buorngiorno Firenze

A travel blog entry by micheletapiolas

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... walking. We were amazed to find ourselves there after a short tenminutes, having strolled through a delightful little market place.  Florence, I have come to realise, is small in comparison with the other big cities of Europe. The city centre is ...

Florence, you know how much?, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, you know how much?

A travel blog entry by meg926

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... barely catching the train to meet Megs and Erica we spent a few hours napping and reading until arriving in Florence.   We walked through the streets to find our hostel, weaving through vendors and tents selling leather goods and ...

My Dogs were barking- Walked 7 hours yesterday, Florence, Italy travel blog

My Dogs were barking- Walked 7 hours yesterday

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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... by Foot. I walked from my apartment yesterday to Piazzale Michelangelo at the top of the hill overlooking the entire city of Florence/Firenze: along side of the Arno, past the American Consulate (where I took a picture and a security person yelled at me ...

rainy day, Florence, Italy travel blog

rainy day

A travel blog entry by patdes

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... to the Nuovo Mercato where we rubbed the nose of the boar in the center . If you do this you are meant to return to Florence (It works!) . After the "straw market" we walked to the Arno and rested on a bridge less crowded than the Ponte Vecchio. It seems ...

In love with Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

In love with Florence

A travel blog entry by suikerbossie

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I've decided to let the pictures do the talking... ...

Laid Back Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Laid Back Florence

A travel blog entry by travel_lover87

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I arrived in Florence yesterday evening and at first I didn't know if the stop on the train was correct.  When I think Florence Italy, I think that it's a decent size city.  All I could see was a smallish town from my train window.  It was ...

the last thursday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

the last thursday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

... place and then met up with some of the girls and we hiked up to the San Minialto church on top of the hill over looking Florence to hear the monks sing. they were cool and we were able to sit right near them. after that we stayed up at the Michelangelo ...

Easter in Italy, Florence, Italy travel blog

Easter in Italy

A travel blog entry by margitdde

... towns and villages to remember the life of suffering of Jesus Christ.   In Tuscany for example, in Grassina near Florence, every year there is a representation of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday. Around 500 people in medieval costumes arrange ...

Final Paper for Class- Hannah's Italian Food Diary, Florence, Italy travel blog

Final Paper for Class- Hannah's Italian Food Diary

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

Hannah's Italian Food Diary            During my time here in Florence, Italy, I have learned a tremendous amount about the local cuisine and diet through my various experiences with the Italian culture ...

gelato, gelato and more gelato :), Florence, Italy travel blog

gelato, gelato and more gelato :)

A travel blog entry by emily.

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... in. it was rough. We got to our hostel which was right by the train station. I wasn’t aware how busy of a city Florence was especially after coming from such a chill place like Venice.  Our hostel was really nice.  We had our own computer ...

Florence - When things go unplanned, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - When things go unplanned

A travel blog entry by patuan

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... locals, as Florence is very small and traveler can easily explore the city within 1 -2 days. 1) Spanish dinner in Italy: Leonardo, my first host in Florence has a rule for staying at his  place: Each surfer must cook at least one dish from his/her ...

Bring on the Duomo., Florence, Italy travel blog

Bring on the Duomo.

A travel blog entry by linpep

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... to see Brunelleschi's dome within a dome as was very well explained by our private tour guide booked again with Viator. A local guide from Florence that took us to the top along with a trip to the Duomo museum. Very enjoyable.  This was such a great ...

A trip tp Pisa, Florence, Italy travel blog

A trip tp Pisa

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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... a huge building that was the cemetery. These buildings all have some subsidence too. We wandered the streets before heading back to Florence, and dinner at a restaurant in the centre of town. We had to follow the tour guide crocodile fashion for fear of ...

Day 8 Florence, Florence , Italy travel blog

Day 8 Florence

A travel blog entry by victoriatravels

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... (Cant recall the name) which is equally huge was then cleaned in just 2 years.  We took a walking tour through Florence with a local guide. In Italy you study for 7 years to be a guide and you have to be an Italian citizen. If not and ...

Meeting David at Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy travel blog

Meeting David at Piazza della Signoria

A travel blog entry by kurodatenshi

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... know it's a replica but it's still a pretty good one. Piazza della Signoria was built in the 13th century and is Florence's most important square. Aside from being home to David's most prominent replica, it also has a free gallery of renowned sculptures ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by binni

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First stop - Florence for a walking tour around the city that sparked a cultural relvolution. What a beautiful place! Saw the church where Da Vinci is buried, saw the replica of David(lots bigger than I expected), a few other highly decorated buildings ...

Academy Museum and Michelangelo's David, Florence, Italy travel blog

Academy Museum and Michelangelo's David

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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Bonjour to Buongiorno! Nice to Florence by trains, Florence, Italy travel blog

Bonjour to Buongiorno! Nice to Florence by trains

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... land with farmhouses & barns scattered throughout. After an extended section of tunnel it became undulating countryside coming into Florence. We arrived at 6pm and easily found Hotel Lombardi one street up from the station. It is in the same building ...

Rick Steves, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rick Steves

A travel blog entry by tinyisgreat

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... walked by the Duomo, saw the Gates of Paradise made by Ghiberti, learned about Dante and stopped at the best gelato place in Florence, according to our guide.  Gelato was made in Florence.  I think the gelato there was my second favorite so far. ...

Day 13 Venice to Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 13 Venice to Florence

A travel blog entry by skarm

... chasing villains throughout these ally's. The imagination can run away with you while walking the streets, spy and intrege just ooze from the walls. Train has arrived we now start the next part of our journey, Florence the birthplace of the ...

Train to Florence & Review of Hotel Fiorita, Florence, Italy travel blog

Train to Florence & Review of Hotel Fiorita

A travel blog entry by kurodatenshi

Some higher quality and more scenic pictures are available in larger resolutions. You may access them in their maximum sizes by clicking on the image. ---------------------------------------- It was an early day again as we dragged ourselves and our ...

Taking a bus in Florence, dinner at La Burrasca, Florence, Italy travel blog

Taking a bus in Florence, dinner at La Burrasca

A travel blog entry by kurodatenshi

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... in Florence! I prefer Florence to Rome as it's less crowded and hectic. It's also more scenic, and I love the churches. I guess it makes sense since Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance period which is the golden period for art in ...

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