Travel Blogs from Florence, Italy

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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 ...

Uffizi Gallery & Vasari Corridor, Florence, Italy travel blog

Uffizi Gallery & Vasari Corridor

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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... severely, including the Uffizi. The Vasari Corridor (Italian: Corridoio Vasariano) is an elevated enclosed passageway in Florence, central Italy, which connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti. Beginning on the south side of the Palazzo ...

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, ...

Pisa and Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Pisa and Florence

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... ; Unfortunately we were not able to go inside of the tower. In the early evening we drove to Florence. On August 6th our tour group traveled around Florence.  We visited Michaelangelo's "David" inside the ...

Wonderful wednesday in Florence week 2, Florence, Italy travel blog

Wonderful wednesday in Florence week 2

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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I miss my family! wed was great and i ran in the morning, did some exercises with Beth and got ready for the day. in my art class we visited the Bargello museum where we saw Donatello Davids. the marble one and the bronze one. then we saw the god of wine ...

A Stroll Through History, Florence, Italy travel blog

A Stroll Through History

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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... world has ever seen; Dante, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Niccolo Machiavelli, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Galileo Galilei, Florence Nightingale, and more recently fashion icons Guccio Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo to name a few. Combine this ...

A quick stop in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

A quick stop in Florence

A travel blog entry by joseph_hillier

Showing Mom and Nan the sights of Florence for a couple ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by goalie121

... a little money back and are moving back to the good location for nights 2 and 3. Anyways, never stay at the Eurohostel in Florence, it sucks. Nonetheless, we went to the Duomo which is huge and has a beautiful fresco in the dome. Phil decided that we ...

Not so pretty...., Florence, Italy travel blog

Not so pretty....

A travel blog entry by jklezok

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... Rome (or Florence)! The beer was excellent. No strong bitter taste...we be alcoholics by the time we leave Italy. Tomorrow is another day. Day 2 in Florence is cloudy and slightly cool. We did get tickets to the Accademia (the museum in Florence). We ...

Loose Ends, Florence, Italy travel blog

Loose Ends

A travel blog entry by laven

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... . So we felt it was something we needed to do before saying arrivederci. One of the notable differences between the cathedral in Florence, as opposed to say, Siena, is the Florentines don't have the cheek to charge you entry. In my humble opinion, no ...

Oh David!!!!, Florence, Italy travel blog

Oh David!!!!

A travel blog entry by sihomara

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... planning our second European vacation...the one we will take when we have money.   On another note, the nightlife in Florence is incredible. Everywhere you go is packed! It is as if every young person in Florence goes out every night...which is ...

Day 1 -  Walking tall - DAVID in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Day 1 - Walking tall - DAVID in Florence

A travel blog entry by maryellenandbob

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... observation - while waiting in Munich for the connecting flight, at 10am, the cafe is FULL with patrons drinking beer!" Florence - A beautiful town with beautiful buildings.  Our hotel is really more than we could have h0ped for - someone deserves ...

Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Florence ...

A little example of Italian driving..., Florence, Italy travel blog

A little example of Italian driving...

A travel blog entry by bethany

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As Faria and I live in the suburbs of Florence, we need to catch the bus to and from school each day. It isn't a long journey - about 25 minutes at most, but it never fails to provide me with some terrifying and yet strangely amusing anecdote. Take ...

Great last night in Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Great last night in Florence

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

... was still not there, Sara and I was like where is our plane. We had no planes once in bologna except catching a train to Florence.  When we arrived in Bologna we waited, waited, and waited for sara’s luggage. Well no show. Great just what we ...

Florence, the city of naked statues, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, the city of naked statues

A travel blog entry by kelseylynn

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Florence is the city where the Statue of David is located as well as about a million other naked men, at first it was a little akward, but after awhile you just get used to turning the corner on the street and finding about 6 statues of men in very ...

Quad Biking Under The Tuscan Sun & Florence, Florence, Italy travel blog

Quad Biking Under The Tuscan Sun & Florence

A travel blog entry by broose09

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From the book, 1000 days in Tuscany: 'They all know the truth, that there are only three subjects worth talking about. At least here in these parts", Barlozzo says. "The weather, which, as they're farmers, affects everything else. Dying and birthing, of ...

Holiday, Florence, Italy travel blog

Holiday

A travel blog entry by lauren__11

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... sketch from on the banks of the Arno, the inspiration drawn upon by the Renaissance artists is striking. It is easy to imagine Florence as the epi-center of such a monumental era of art. Inspiring. We have both been devouring books by the whole. ...

Campus/First day of classes, Florence (La Pietra), Italy travel blog

Campus/First day of classes

A travel blog entry by ssarkar88

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So I haven't even been in Florence for a week yet, but classes have already started (I guess it is a STUDY abroad program).  But that doesn't mean I can't have some fun with it!  I've decided to drop my Modern Italy class, which really doesn't ...

Florence and the Machine, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence and the Machine

A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope

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... really get some good info. He gave us some tips on what to do with seeing the Statue of David and other stuff as well. Florence (especially after Rome) isn’t that large. You can walk to the major sights quite easily, in this 1 hour walking tour we ...

Florence, Italy, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence, Italy

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... .youtube.com/user/hippldc/videos My full photo albums are at https://picasaweb.google.com/116164218068283848424 Friday, December 5, 2014 Florence, Italy A quick video of our trip to Florence is here.  ...

Florence is amazing, Florence, Italy travel blog

Florence is amazing

A travel blog entry by amandawhitaker

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... atm and in Rome i was unsuccessfull at getting euros and the bank was closed so the guy was a meanie. then once i arrived in Florence i needed euros for the outside markets for food so i went to two different atms when finally i gave up. a miracle ...

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