Backpackers Villa Stadium

Viale Manfredo Fanti,165, Florence, Tuscany, 50137, Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Someone help me, I'm falling!!!

A travel blog entry by jrt6978


... pizza after, can't really go wrong with all that! After lunch we tried to hurry back to the train station to get back to Florence and not waste the day. Unfortunately the whole train deal is a slow process and after all is said and done it took us about two hours to get back into town around 3:30 or 4:00. We then had to pick up our city passes for Florence so it wasn't until 4:30 we were ready to go an explore the city. The problem was most things close early on Mondays ...

Florence — Day 3

A travel blog entry by robertsinton

... including a replica of Michelangelo's David which replaces the original because it was starting to deteriorate in that location. It's here that I see the work that stands out for me from the whole day: a magnificent sculpture of The Rape of the Sabine Women by Giambologna. I'm not quite sure what it is about it that makes it stand out from its world-class peers in this treasury of sculptural art, but I'm particularly awed by the way that the sculptor has captured the impression ...


A travel blog entry by clh726


Took the train to Florence and arrived at noon. It only took 37 minutes and it was a very comfortable ride. We are staying at hotel balestri in the river near to ponte vecchio. We are a trattoria benvenuto which was very close to the hotel. Cari and I shared roasted pork and a mixto insalate with tuna. We ordered a bread ballswith barrata cheese, prosciutto which was very creamy and delicious. They bread was fried salted balls Yummy. We came back to the hotel to settle in and what ...

Being a picky eater, I think I'm going to STARVE!

A travel blog entry by schreinski


... get either! I did find the bargain of the day and got a gallon of wine for $5, though! All of us were so excited to get back to our apartment and feast, well we kind of forgot we had to walk the million miles back to our apartment, and it was a minimum of 115 degrees outside. Finally, we made it home and a bottle of wine was NEEDED to be opened! We still have no internet in our apartment, so we are sticking to card games for the rest of the evening!

XOXO Sarah

Acaadamia and buffallo mozzarella

A travel blog entry by inhovea


... where it will come to your email. Problem solved. Now I had to go back to the optical dispensary here and try and get some glasses made. With the lady's poor English and my atrocious Italian we seem to have sorted them out and they will be ready by lunch time tomorrow.  We finally made it to the Acadamia this morning to see Michaelangelo's David. It is very spectacular. There is a copy in Piazza Signoria, ...


This hostel, located on Viale Manfredo Fanti,165, Florence, is near Per's Bike Rides, Pugi Marcello, Mac & Idea, and Sarallo Sport.
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