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

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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 …

Fun in Florence!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... as they ran out of puff. Once they had stopped, they stood in a large circle and were almost instantly surrounded by people....this was one popular band! Now that they were stationary, we were able to get a better look. Quite a few had medals pinned to their uniform, so had clearly been in service and yes, there was a plume of feathers attached to their hats.....but what's with all the running? Well, this is the Bersaglieri and apparently this is what they do! ...

Uffizi Gallery and Galileo Museum

A travel blog entry by holdfast

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... aids. It was really quite interesting on a couple of counts. The first is that they could work out the complex mathematical equations required and secondly the workmanship of the tools they made or had made were exquisite. We had a good look around but unlike the Leonardo da Vinci museum in Rome there were no 'hands on' exhibits. We decided to stroll back towards the centre of town through the San Lorenzo markets (full of leather stalls) and grabbed some thing for ...

The final countdown!

A travel blog entry by amoreitaly

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... Tuscan adventure. I make my way into Florence, across the bridge as the sun is setting, which is a striking sight with both the setting sun and the lights on the bridges and road. I head to the Regency Hotel as I've read they have an elegant lounge, and order a Dirty Martini with extra olives....It crossed my mind that perhaps cocktails weren't their specialty when along with the standard nuts, they bring me a large bowl of olives...uh oh ...

A Casual Trip To Florence!

A travel blog entry by newromanticx

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... the way down to Pisa, the track was right by the sea! Beautiful! We spent the journey chatting to each other and an American girl called Kelly who was interrailing with friends. The only thing to ruin the journey was a very rude Italian woman with her two kids and lots of bags, who just angrily pointed at us to get out of the way... Now I don't speak Italian, but I KNOW she didn't say please!

Anyway, there was a quick change in Pisa and we hopped on the next train ...

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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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