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Via Aprile 9, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy | Hostel
 

Travel Blogs from Florence

What a Pitti!

A travel blog entry by rossfamily

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... most others made smaller models and marked out lines on the stone first.

Rick picked our lunch spot again – La Mescita Fiaschetteria – just around the corner from the Accademia Gallery. It was good (but quite small), and easy to order – we could just point to what we wanted!

After lunch, we walked back to the Duomo plaza and went to the bell tower (Campanile di Giotto) to climb to the top. Another 414 steps to add to the ...

The Italian Job part 4

A travel blog entry by sindlen

... the subject of an enormous and expensive restoration process. They are beautiful. Heading out this morning, we went pass a man setting up his stand, on the way back Ed had his photo taken - amazing effort the guy went to. He had set himself up as some kind of forest elf. Sounds weird and it was. Ed enjoyed it. We keep forgetting to mention the small buses, they are very cute and it is amazing how many people can fit in them. ...

Venice to Florence

A travel blog entry by sindlen

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... Pitti Palace - very cool location), and so was easy to find. While the cost of the hotel challenged the Taihape Motel benchmark, it was close to the centre of town (which we think was one of the reasons we booked it). It was a bit of a maze getting to our room - need to go to reception which is on the second floor and then down two internal stair cases. So if there was a fire or something we would first have to go up and then down. Turns out that wasn't ...

Frenzy in Firenze!

A travel blog entry by blackivers

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... had a lovely meal and wine...Trattoria Ponte Vecchio if you're ever in this neck of the woods and it has the blessing of Trip Advisor as well!

We decided to power walk back to the hotel afterwards and joined some of the girls in the bar for a chat...didn't stay long as the yanks soon took over and it became very noisy!

Tomorrow we're up early for a guided half-day tour of the city which includes a visit to the Pitti Palace, the Duomo and the ...

My First Italian Catholic Mass

A travel blog entry by stephaniegaul

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... entrance where two security guards stood and yelled at Sarah to put her camera away. Of course, like every other place in Italy, there was no air conditioning so we used our maps of the city as our personal fans! For the most part the mass was identical to the ones in America, besides the whole "speaking in a different language" thing & the Kneeler things were just wood with no ...

Location

This hostel, located in the San Marco area of Florence, is near Museo di San Marco, Convent San Marco, San Marco, and Convent of Santa Apollonia (Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia).
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