Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Walking with Dante, Florence, Italy travel blog

Walking with Dante

A travel blog entry by travelingmom


... , despite hoards of tourists and American students, somehow still retains its soul. Bleak reminders of modern-day Florence such as recycling bins occasionally blight this  landscape--but as opposed to other European cities where ...

FLorence to Parma, standing all the way, Florence, Italy travel blog

FLorence to Parma, standing all the way

A travel blog entry by newearth11


... slower, more relaxed. IF you could mix the smells of fresh bread, leather, and the smell of cool stone inside a church-that is Florence. The train we wanted for home was full, so we choose an earlier train, which the lady assured us we would be fine ...

See ya Perth, hello Italy., Florence and Spoleto, Italy travel blog

See ya Perth, hello Italy.

A travel blog entry by jesss


... the other side, she'd vanished. Fortunately, after crossing that same busy street about three more times, I eventually found them.   Florence could be a beautiful city. Ok, I'll concede, it is a beautiful city. I saw the Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio ...

The drivers in Italy are crazy, Florence, Italy travel blog

The drivers in Italy are crazy

A travel blog entry by nikkiandaya


... into the 2 feet of space between myself and my other roommate. My roommates and I also had our first adventure on Florence's public transportation system. The first obstacle was trying to find a bus which would take us to the train station and then to ...

Arrivederci Milano-Buongiorno Firenze, Milan-Florence, Italy travel blog

Arrivederci Milano-Buongiorno Firenze

A travel blog entry by mikeandann


... underestimated. We arrived at the beautiful, but seriously busy, Milano Centrale to catch the Frecciarossa (the very fast train) to Florence in plenty of time to appreciate yet another of Mussolini's architectural legacies - and a whole shop devoted to ...

A day on the water, Florence, Italy travel blog

A day on the water

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebbie


... . We had no plans - just a train to catch there in the morning, arriving at 10:30, and then one to catch back to Florence at 5:30. That was all. Actually, we had one extra bit of info: yesterday, on our Tuscany tour, we were chatting with another couple ...

Under the Tuscan Sun... A day in Chianti, Florence, Italy travel blog

Under the Tuscan Sun... A day in Chianti

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta


We booked a day trip through "My tour", recommended by the tourist information bureau, to the typical Tuscan town of San Gimignano, Siena, the medieval fortress of Monteriggioni and a visit to a Chianti Classico estate for a wine tasting. San Gimignano ...

dinner in Tuscany, Florence (Firenze), Italy travel blog

dinner in Tuscany

A travel blog entry by skye


So, back in Italy I am staying about a half hour outside of Florence in a town called San Giovanni Voldarno. It is very small and quaint! I am staying with a couple, Francesca and Gianluca in their gorgeous flat. I've spent the last couple days exploring ...

Fabuloso Firenze with Fabio'n'Rosalinda, Florence, Italy travel blog

Fabuloso Firenze with Fabio'n'Rosalinda

A travel blog entry by rnnladolcevita


... ,it is almost anxiety inducing, we decided just to focus on the " big hitters " and a lovely lunch !!  First stop ,Florence's beautiful Duomo/ Catthederale Santa Maria Del Fiore is a masterpiece. It dominates the skyline and has the largest Cupola in ...

tourists and gold, Florence, Italy travel blog

tourists and gold

A travel blog entry by toonk

I arrived in Florence around midday to find only a locked door. I knew from the start this would be a difficult stay. trying to quell the misgivings of the natives would be a difficult task, but I had to do it. while waiting for the key mistress to ...

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