Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by admcc78

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Florence and ...

My Amicos! Let me introduce you to Florence!, Florence, Italy travel blog

My Amicos! Let me introduce you to Florence!

A travel blog entry by tplimmer

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Thanks to Josh's (many) educational professor-type-lectures about Florence before our trip, I know that Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. The period of the Renaissance was between 1450-1600. Renaissance means 'rebirth of ...

04/06/2009, Florence, Italy travel blog

04/06/2009

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... this is it for the day. I made my way back to the tower to pick up Marg and Ben and we are on the way back to Florence to the hotel. We went out tonight in a little restaurant recommended by the reception of our hotel. I must admit that I was not too sure ...

What a great start!, Florence, Italy travel blog

What a great start!

A travel blog entry by kimitalia

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Fantastic Hotel and great breakfast ... we are all very happy with our digs in Florence.  We are off to Sienna for the day.  Will be on the bus at 9 and back at 6 tonight ... still a bit chilly but looking forwarding to seeing ...

Sleeping in Tents, Florence, Italy travel blog

Sleeping in Tents

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

Then got a 1 hour train to Florence. Got a bus to our camp ground. This time we had a tent with two beds in it. Very squashed and not very nice. Did washing and went straight to bed as very tired. Will Update this with more info at a later date ...

Stretching the Euro, Florence, Italy travel blog

Stretching the Euro

A travel blog entry by gojenngo

My first opportunity to sleep in and I couldn't wait. After a light breakfast I decided to spend the day exploring more of the city and trying to work off last night's dinner.   The first objective was trying to find a warmer coat as it has been ...

Rain Rain Go Away, Florence, Italy travel blog

Rain Rain Go Away

A travel blog entry by kimitalia

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... for presents to take home, then we had lunch near the Uffizi Galleria, food is always delicious.  Found the best toilet in Florence as rated by Roseanne – near the museum of the arts and cultural centre – 1€ and the man opened the ...

The City That Never Stops... Walking, Florence, Italy travel blog

The City That Never Stops... Walking

A travel blog entry by haleycheetham

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... and dad safely arrived in Naples last Thursday, and after meeting them there “after my Thursday classes,” we left for Florence first thing Friday morning. Florence is a city that none of us has ever been to, and it worked out ...

European Vacation!, Florence, Italy travel blog

European Vacation!

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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... morning we left and drove 3 hours to Milan, where we picked up Michelle and did some touristy things before driving into Florence. After dinner Michelle and I walked to the Duomo and enjoyed some Italian wine! We thought we would be cultural and visit ...

Excavations and marvelous green, pink and white, Florence, Italy travel blog

Excavations and marvelous green, pink and white

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

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... works of faith and breathtaking craftsmanship are hardly "regular." People from around the world flock to the Baptistery (named after Florence's Saint Giovanni) to see and revel in the beauty of it's three sets of bronze doors, by Ghiberti. The ...

Teatro, Florence, Italy travel blog

Teatro

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

... , Italians seem to prefer the "conglomerated mass," the Darwin theory perhaps......."survival of the fittest?!" Regardless our trek across Florence in the early morning hours proved to be completely futile. We missed that "optimal window," I won't ...

Fondness for Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Fondness for Florence

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... carefree. The pace is perfect and with everything the city has to offer, it just absorbs you up like a sponge. Yeah, I would say Florence has certainly done that. It's going to be a very bittersweet departure next week, but for right now, I'm going to ...

Lost in translation, Florence, Italy travel blog

Lost in translation

A travel blog entry by sarahandstutour

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... ) didn't come up to scratch - as the hotel manager's daughter, her English wasn't up to bedtime story standard! ...but we saw Florence by night so she's a godsend in our books! Also I had to do aqua aerobics poolside next to the campsite instructor (at ...

A VERY full day-  San Gimigiano, Sienna, Opera, Florence, Italy travel blog

A VERY full day- San Gimigiano, Sienna, Opera

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

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... and setting and had a wonderful time.  A little cappuccino pick me up before we headed out for the almost 2 hour ride back to Florence.  And voila this blog.  Yes, I'm off to bed now and we're off to Trieste tomorrow.  A special thanks ...

Florencia, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florencia

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Our Final Full Day in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Our Final Full Day in Florence

A travel blog entry by linpep

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Open Markets, cappuccinos, wine stores, leather stores and the need for a new suitcase.  We had another beautiful lunch at Scudieri in the Piazza San Giovanni and shopped to our hearts content. Here are a few of our favourite places.  ...

Welcome to the Weekend, Florence, Italy travel blog

Welcome to the Weekend

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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Happy Festa della Repubblica! Classes here are M-Th. so it is officially the weekend! And a busy one at that! I'm surprised I can actually fit all of this stuff into 3 days!! Tomorrow, we have to get up at 5am to go to Milan to see da Vinci's The Last ...

A beautiful day in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

A beautiful day in Florence

A travel blog entry by chrisandaletta

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... our visit. After an afternoon rest we ventured out again for another walk past the Duomo and to have some dinner, our last in Italy, sadly. Florence truly is my favourite city in Italy, easy to navigate, sights are close to each other, I am yet to find ...

Colleseum and then to Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Colleseum and then to Florence

A travel blog entry by callow1234

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... window shopped until we dropped.  Bought a few things as well.  Tomorrow we are going on a guided walking tour of Florence also free with the accommodation.  The hostel is called Archi Rossie, if you look it up on the Internet you can ...

Florence's famous Ponte Vecchio!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence's famous Ponte Vecchio!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to the hotel, we knew that we had to get a move on before darkness settled in.    With full speed ahead, we proceeded to walk deeper into Florence’s medieval city not knowing exactly what to expect!   Monique   ...

Firenze (Florence), Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze (Florence)

A travel blog entry by gfred

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... . A 2 euro tour of he city as it winds its way up to the top where you get the most wonderful panoramic view of Florence surrounded by the hills of Tuscany. Lunch in the gardens and of course another gelato. The rest of the day was spent wandering and ...

Hiking in Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Hiking in Firenze

A travel blog entry by ailleagan

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Hiking in Firenze 09.02.07 - 10:05pm Buonosera! I took 129 [pictures today! Kelly and I went walking around our neighborhood today and decided to try and find some places no tourists would be. Today was awful with tourists; everywhere we went there ...

Firenze - A shopping mecca, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze - A shopping mecca

A travel blog entry by aparna92

... strongly of vinegar. Toilet makes terrible strangling noise when flushed, shower drain clogs up and water builds/over flows. Florence is very nice. Hear the occassional American accent, but mostly Italian people running around. Not as challenging as ...

Florence - Day 2, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - Day 2

A travel blog entry by t.bird

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... the way they were in the Medici era and a few grandiose rooms from when the french King Charles VIII took control of Florence. Downstairs there are two courtyards dedicated to sculpture, one is quite a pleasant garden if it weren't for all the sculptures ...

Get on your bike, Florence, Italy travel blog

Get on your bike

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... . Once we awoke it was about 8pm and it was definitely dinnertime. I really wanted to eat a margarita pizza before leaving Italy so I googled the best pizza in Florence. It just so happened the place that came up was the same place Joe, our tour guide had ...

Florence mostly, arriving late in Roma, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence mostly, arriving late in Roma

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... (by Ghiberti on 1403), Palazzo Vecchio (now a museum which houses the Mayoral office!) which sits in the Piazza Della Signoria (Florence's most important square, where a copy of David has sat since 1910), Loggia De Lanzi (late 14th century), the 1294 ...

Florence, Italy, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, Italy

A travel blog entry by travelinsara

Today (Sunday) there was a big, beautiful thunderstorm that came through.  Dave went out for a pastry just before it got crazy.  He was stuck in the cafe for a bit, but of course made the most of it.  I spent the better part of the ...

Italia!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Italia!

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebbie

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... and truly love it here! Today was always going to be one of the toughest days of the trip: leaving Nice before 9am, getting to Florence after 6pm, with 4 separate train trips. But in the end, I think it turned out to be quite a bit better than we thought ...

Italia Part I - Florence, our new home., Florence, Italy travel blog

Italia Part I - Florence, our new home.

A travel blog entry by sarveraj

... Vie deīSerragli which is in a great location. Itīs on the non-touristy side of the Arno river, not a far walk from anything. Florence is a very walkable city in general. We werenīt far from the river, from shops, or from the JMU building. (More on ...

Lots of updates!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Lots of updates!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

... here forever, yet it feels like just yesterday that I had just gotten here. On Monday, I woke up and just wondered around Florence taking pictures for my photography class. I’m not sure if I mentioned this before, but my final project is called, ...

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