Backpackers Florence Hostel-Ponte Vecchio

Address: Via dei Bardi, 43, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy | Hostel
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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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      Leonardo’s City of Flowers

      A travel blog entry by adam_kaye on Nov 18, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... detoured around in the side streets and all shuffled into the store.

      A lovely Asian woman gave us an explanation about how they traditionally made their leather goods. They use a wooden base and wrap it in multiple layers of damp treated leather and it dries hard then they can in lay gold foil into the desired pattern and cut the top off the box (Except for a natural hinge) the wooden base is then removed and wallah you have a box! She then explained how ...

      Florence Day 1 and 2

      A travel blog entry by nat_and_ant on Sep 22, 2014

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      We havent had wifi for a while so sorry for lack of updates. We took the train from Venice to Florence and it took around 2 hours. The train travels at 250km/hr. The hotel in Florence was less than 5 minute walk from the train station. It was a really nice hotel and we were the only room with a balcony that looked onto the square. That afternoon we went and found a place for some food. Prosciutto and fresh mozzarella for ...

      David in all his glory

      A travel blog entry by gaye1959 on Jun 12, 2014

      13 photos

      ... scenes using gold thread eg "Coronation of the Virgin". David was carved by Michelangelo Buonarroti in1501- 1504. He was carved from one single block of marble from the quarries in Carrara in Tuscany, one of the whitest in the world. He is 5.16 meters tall and weighs 5,660 kg.
      Once we had finished viewing the artwork we walked through the streets to the Gilli Café, it is a very "posh" coffee bar and ...

      Someone help me, I'm falling!!!

      A travel blog entry by jrt6978 on May 26, 2014

      22 photos

      ... it on the train headed to Pisa. After an hour or so train ride we made our way to Pisa. It looked much different than Rome and Florence as it was a much smaller city. We got to see much of the city as we had a 30 minute walk to the Leaning Tower. For the most part it was the same shops and vendors we saw all throughout Florence. One bright note was that we did find some paprika Pringles that we have found out are quite amazing. As we made it to the tower it was all that it ...

      Florence, Pisa and Cinque Terre!

      A travel blog entry by casbang on Jun 03, 2013

      2 comments, 12 photos

      ... off but if you ask me we made the tour that much more fun. Driving through the countryside in Tuscany was something else, never have i seen so much green in my life and not just any green, a luscious vibrant one. One of the prettiest things i have seen. The first winery was located on top of a hill overlooking the countryside, it had views you would kill for. Family run and not a massive winery but everything you want to see when going on a wine tour. The owner Carlos ...