Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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Ahhhh, Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Ahhhh, Tuscany

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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... terrace with a glass of red wine, blue cheese and olives overlooking the river and watching the sunset, ahhhh, Tuscany. Staying in Florence at the moment which is another beautiful city, packed with famous artwork. Saw the statue of David, the birth of ...

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ..., Florence, Italy, Italy travel blog

Hi everyone we have been very busy girls! ...

A travel blog entry by caligirl

... We had a good ride...once we arrived in Milan, we noticed what an ugly city it was and decided to move right along to Florence...After a 3 hour train ride, we made it to Florence. It is AMAZING here! So beautiful! There are a ton of other backpackers, ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by jedhuggett

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We checked out florence. Alot of old buildings thst took over a hundred and fitlfty years to build. Would suck if you were the aprentice wouldnt it you would never finnish your first job We had a guided tour around the city and lert about some history, ...

Florence's sights, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence's sights

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebbie

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... ). 414 stairs. Our legs will definitely be in good shape after this holiday is done. There was an amazing view from the top over Florence. It was still a little foggy, but you could see a lot of the beauty of this city. After our legs had recovered, we ...

Florence - Tuscany, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - Tuscany

A travel blog entry by scrubba

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Disembarked the ship today, trekked to train station in Venice for a 2 hour train ride to Florence. We decided to walk to our hotel as it was only 10 minutes away but we didn't count on the very narrow footpaths, thousands of people strolling along to be ...

Walking tour of Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Walking tour of Florence

A travel blog entry by karigraven

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Florence - the Duomo and more, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - the Duomo and more

A travel blog entry by patandjill

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Saying goodbye to Venice is hard, but we are definitely looking forward to our next stop, Florence,center of Italy's Tuscany Region. We made our way from Venice to this beautiful old city by ...

Last Monday in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Last Monday in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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Today was a good day. i woke up and the run felt good because Laura and I rest on Sunday. on my way to class i went to the market to get some fresh fruit for the day and a cafe Americana. the market is super cheap and i love talking to the workers in ...

Switzerland!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Switzerland!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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... can say they jumped off a canyon on their 21st birthday?! I would have never imagined celebrating it in Switzerland either. We left Florence at about 7:30 p.m. and got to our hostel in the Swiss Alps around 3 a.m…quite a long bus ride…and ...

FLORENCE!!!, Florence, Italy travel blog

FLORENCE!!!

A travel blog entry by rob.jenn

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... boy. As we wander in search of a restaurant which appeals, we happen along the Piazza della Signoria... I am spell bound, I love Florence!! We walk up a street which shows a huge fountain with the back and bottom of a naked man with nymphs surrounding ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by jaireed

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Florence (9/30/09)  (From memory) We made it to Florence today and managed to find our tent at Campo de Michelangelo.  The tents here are sturdy and have a high platform for them to sit on so they don't get rained on.  It costs 10 euro ...

Amalfi Coast!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Amalfi Coast!

A travel blog entry by hcarr13

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... what it used to look like with all of the streets, shops, and houses everywhere. It’s really neat. Take a look at the pictures! Afterward, we got lunch and got back on our bus to head back to Florence. Couldn’t have asked for a better ...

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy travel blog

Ponte Vecchio

A travel blog entry by bethany

Today Faria and I decided (bravely, considering!) to catch the bus back into central Florence, in order to watch the sunset. We stood on the Ponte Vecchio ('Old Bridge') and watched the sun fade over the river Arno. It was lovely, though I must admit I ...

Day 30 - Florence at Night, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 30 - Florence at Night

A travel blog entry by vaidehi

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... Santa Maria Del Fiore from here.  From this point, we drove to another square and from where we took a loooooong walk in Florence city and covered Ponte Vecchio. He shared a lot of interesting facts about the city. I realised that Italy was one of ...

Storm, Florence, Italy travel blog

Storm

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

Tonight the skies opened up, more so than rolled, the thunder cracked with conviction. This "notte" in Firenze, illuminated by the awesome power of lightning. I have never experienced two solid hour of such raw contempt....."Arrabiata," as the Italians ...

Florence - Home to some guy named David, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence - Home to some guy named David

A travel blog entry by atlantakevin

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... gallery so I don't have any here, but you can see how David is displayed in the gallery by searching the internet.   Florence is incredibly beautiful and definitely some place we would return for a visit, however it would be in May/June or Sept/Oct ...

Heading Back to Canada, Florence, Italy travel blog

Heading Back to Canada

A travel blog entry by linpep

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Wonderful experience. We feel truly blessed and had a magnifico time. Grazie Italia. We encountered sweet kind people everywhere we went. Ti amo! :) ...

Firenze, Florence, Italy travel blog

Firenze

A travel blog entry by admcc78

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Florence and ...

Florence 1/4-4/4, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence 1/4-4/4

A travel blog entry by karajoiner

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... today, first stop was the Santa Maria del fiore cathedral and underground crypt and vault, then onto a free walking tour of Florence (1.5hrs). I find these tours always a great way to get your bearings and I love hearing all the little stories from a ...

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 ...

Falling In Love (with the city), Florence, Italy travel blog

Falling In Love (with the city)

A travel blog entry by alexa.coyle

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... fresh pastries for a euro or two, which is illegal here but very popular. It has become a game to find the secret bakeries around Florence. Went home and fell asleep around 4 am again. Saturday, September 5th, woke up at 12 pm, and went to lunch with ...

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 ...

Day 15 - Tour Day 13 - Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 15 - Tour Day 13 - Florence

A travel blog entry by jonoscott

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... in the same stores as where the meat was sold from. We then made our way into the square to del Duomo, the cathedral of Florence. From the outside this thing was huge and amazing to look at, made from several different types of marble and started in 1296 ...

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 ...

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