Backpackers Florence Hostel-Ponte Vecchio

Via dei Bardi, 43, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy | Hostel

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David and the Duomo

A travel blog entry by lthisu


Ciao tutti! Since our history professor gave us our final exam early, we got Friday tacked onto our Easter weekend for a 4 day break, perfect for a bit of train travel through Tuscany and Liguria. The weekend was definitely packed, but I got most of the other places that I really wanted to see off of my list, so it worked out well! On Friday, a …

Someone help me, I'm falling!!!

A travel blog entry by jrt6978


... up to be! Definitely something to put on your bucket list. And yes, I and many others took the iconic picture of trying to hold up the leaning tower. We also got a few great group shots that will be great to remember all the students who came with us on the trip. We were all starving after the tower and decided to grab a quick lunch right down near the Duomo of Pisa. Not surprising but we had another Caprese salad but this one wasn't that great! And then we had ...

Florence — Day 3

A travel blog entry by robertsinton

Another early breakfast and we're off across the river to visit the very famous Uffizi art museum, based on the collections of the fabulously wealthy and powerful local Medici family and housed in what was their uffizi (offices) but looks more like a scaled-down version of the Louvre. This time we're slightly early for the pre-booked entry that we arranged in order to beat the queues, so we wander for a few minutes in the adjoining piazza which is itself stocked with incredible ...


A travel blog entry by khanovasemya


... to love it all. We were a little disappointed, though, that the flea market in the shabby chic Piazzo Ciompi was closed for a summer break. Still, we enjoyed walking around and looking in the windows. The place is such a visual contradiction - tin shacks with vintage chandeliers. Someday I'd like to come back and spend some time here. Our stay in Firenze will be over soon and it will be time to move on to Udine. Just a bit more time to practice our Italian before we see our ...

Acaadamia and buffallo mozzarella

A travel blog entry by inhovea


Today my communication problems were with Australia. We have been waiting on a copy of my glasses prescription to be posted home so Talia can scan it for me. They will not email and said they would post it a week ago. I rang this morning and they wanted to fax, or maybe make the glasses and post them to my home and then my family could post them to me! I finally convinced them to email and then Ken found an online ...


This hostel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Ponte Vecchio, Museum of the History of Science (Museo di Storia della Scienza), Via dei Calzaiuoli, and Santa Felicita.
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