Soggiorno Venere

Via Guelfa, 59 , Florence, Tuscany, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Travel Day

A travel blog entry by paulausman on Apr 18, 2014

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... in order to get a good view and feel of the town considering I would only be here a couple hours. The city is nice. It's the quietest of all cities I've been to yet, but a nice quiet. Until you get to the tower and cathedral, where it's tourist central. The tower itself is much nicer than I expected. Very well sculpted and on more of a lean than I expected. The cathedral was equally as beautiful. I asked random tourists to take the typical pictures of holding the tower ...

Birthplace of the Renaissance

A travel blog entry by roamingrob on Dec 11, 2013

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... the bronze flowers on which are believed to have been made by a young Da Vinci, when he was the artist’s apprentice. Following this, a bit more of a walk around town (during which I checked out but decided not to visit a museum of Galileo’s inventions) I picked up my bags from the hostel and got to the train station for my trip to Cannobio, a small town in far northern Italy, on the shore of Lake Maggiore. After a brief stop and hurried transfer ...

Views, music, gardens, history and a movie!

A travel blog entry by patty.mcefee on Oct 20, 2013

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... a couple days earlier. Villa Bardini is even steeper then Boboli and more manicured also. They were doing some construction right at this entrance so it wasn't a spectacular first impression. But it got so much better—I even saw some real fall color!

There were more spectacular views from here over Florence. At one point, as I’m looking out over the city, the church bells start ringing. I decided to record it and ended up standing there for at least ...

Pinch me!

A travel blog entry by andbrown on Oct 13, 2013

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... to the Ponte Vecchio. So many shops and street vendors everywhere. We popped into a specialty children's dress shop to admire the pretty little dresses they were selling but couldn't imagine buying one for $120 euros minimum. We took a walk back to our hotel and organized ourselves to go for an early dinner at a little restaurant just down the block. As we sat out under the covered patio a medieval marching band came ...

Heat wave in Florence

A travel blog entry by sunsurftravel on Aug 08, 2013

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... way to hot to check out the sights. We ventured out at around 5pm to check out the various touristy site site like the Medici churches, the Duomo etc. We found it quite a challenge to navigate the streets of Florence even with a map as there is no grid system, the roads are more like an octopus - it goes every which way. The streets were very very busy as this is the height of the tourist season.

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