Plus Camping Michelangelo

Address: Viale Michelangelo 80, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy | Campground
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This campground, located in the South Florence area of Florence, is near Piazzale Michelangiolo, Basilica di San Miniato al Monte, National Enoteca, and Cellerini.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPlus Camping Michelangelo Florence

    Reviewed by global_montys

    Holy Hell

    Reviewed Dec 5, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Not our favourite campsite. Easy to catch a bus into, view is magnificent but that is it.
    Toilets are filthy on both occasions that we were here. Expensive for winter time.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by tomthedoctor

    A view to die for

    Reviewed Jun 27, 2010
    by (11 reviews) Manchester, UK , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Nestled high in the hills over the Arno from the main centre of Florence is the Campsite "Michelangelo" - a short wander from the Piazza Michelangelo which has even better views over the skyline of Florence. The bus from the train station tikes you right up to the Piazza and past the campsite so it is very easy to get too and from each day. You can walk down into the city centre but walking back up takes a braver man than me.

    The campsite itself is professional and well looked after and is always popular with campers and caravaners alike. There is a truly cosmopolitan feel to the campsite and a great mix of old in their camper vans and the young backpackers off to see the world on a budget!

    It is however lacking certain key elements which some people would consider necessary for a particular level of luxury, namely there is no pool or restaurant. The tiny bar does do bar snacks and some pizzas but these are often from frozen.

    The bar itself has a little terrace which serves as a meeting point for people and is always humming with activity throughout the day and night. There is a well stocked shop with reasonably sensible hours and plenty of showers and toilets, though not always the height of cleanliness.

    We were not expecting an luxuries so to find a campsite which was 10-15mins bus away from the centre of Florence and which had all the necessary amenities was all we were after. The lack of a pool was a shame but the good atmosphere helped to overcome this to a degree and the views over Florence's skyline as the sun set behind the Duomo were simply breathtaking.

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    Bella! Bella! I like you....

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    4 comments, 15 photos

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