Alekin Hostel

Via Porta Rossa 6, Florence, Tuscany, 50123, Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

The Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07 on Jun 03, 2014

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... and Titian as we strolled through each room in the gallery. As with most of the other museums in Florence, photography is prohibited, so the pictures used in today's entry were obtained from other sources.

When we had finished our tour of the Pitti palace, we walked back to the apartment to finish packing for our return flight to Paris tomorrow. Later, after Dee made us a light dinner, we went out for one last gelato fling before saying good-bye to Florence.
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Finding Florence

A travel blog entry by calmckee on Apr 04, 2014

... our way to piazza de Michelangelo across the river which offered an awesome view. Along the way we stopped at Vesuvios Pizzeria which is where the j shore crew worked. There was no one in the place... We strolled over and across the river and stopped along the famous bridge (insert name here) which was basically just an expensive jewelry market, we then climbed up to the piazza. The view was so cool and went right across the whole city. We sat there a while ...

Florence and the Statue

A travel blog entry by ckwalt on Dec 17, 2013

6 comments, 36 photos

... on some of the days.  We are really starting to bond with much of our tour group. Our day in Engelberg brought us close together, and now we are enjoying each other's company more and more.  Things we learnt today: 1. The stone laden streets in Europe are blowing our minds. They are so symmetrical and precise. What a pleasure it is to walk on these streets.  2. Italy seems to be the land of mopeds. Every street has mopeds flying down them, even if ...

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A travel blog entry by uncle_davros on Sep 09, 2013

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... based on himself. The Baptistry doors were impressive and so was the restoration of them that they showed. We then decided to climb to the top of the dome for the murals and the view. Sadly there was now a screen so it was harder to take photos.

Once down, we had a coffee before we visited the baptistry. That was impressive. Next up was the crypts beneath the Duomo, they were also good, and then it was time to leave. We only had ...

Arriving in Florence

A travel blog entry by david_oz on Sep 16, 2012

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... deal when I booked it! But after struggling up with our bags, we're greeted by Cristina, who shows us the amazing place. Kitchen (with dishwasher), bathroom (with washing machine - luxury), and a separate dining room. But wait, there's more! Upstairs we have the bedroom & lounge tower, with windows out all four walls. Wish we were here longer to enjoy it ...

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This hostel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Loggia dei Lanzi, Church of Orsanmichele, Garden of St. Michael (Orsanmichele), and Museo di Palazzo Davanzati.
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