Istituto Gould

Address: Via dei Serragli 49, Florence, Tuscany, 50124, Italy | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Oltrarno area of Florence, is near Brancacci Chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine, Piazza Santo Spirito, Church of Santo Spirito, and Santa Maria delle Carmine.
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      Towers, tollways and Tuscany

      A travel blog entry by cooper639 on Oct 12, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... Italy passing through 168 tunnels. The girls gave up counting after 100. It is all valleys so often you go from tunnel to bridge to tunnel again. One last night was 1.6km long. Early on we saw lots of hot houses as this was the flower growing area and flowers are flown each day to various European markets.
      Yesterday at Arles we stood at the spot where Van Gogh painted 'Starry Starry Night'. This overlooked the Rhone river which actually rose 3 ft while ...

      Mossies, gelato and wine oh my

      A travel blog entry by heinzdora on Sep 19, 2014

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      ... stop at the cafe car and decide that we don't have far to go so we settle at a table and spend the rest of the ride there.

      We get off at Firenze Santa Maria Novella and the clouds look ominous. Great. The line for the cabs are long but moves quickly. We get a friendly cabbie who speaks English well and he makes a little chit chat with us on the quick ride to our apartment. He drops us off and within 2 minutes the heavens open up and the down comes the rain. We are soaked ...

      They call it Firenze in Florence.

      A travel blog entry by mysuppression on Jul 25, 2014

      2 comments, 7 photos

      ... setting in Santorini, and here I am now sitting in Florence doing the exact same thing, in a another country with a different backdrop. Beautiful.

      I ate what was probably the best pizza of my life followed by probably the best doppio espresso at Mercato Centrale, roofed in while the summer storm was crashing heaving above.

      I took a stroll along the Arno River and walked through Ponte Veccio, admiring the true essence of the Firenze culture and ...

      Big World, Small World

      A travel blog entry by jlb43409 on May 31, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... didn't even look at the ticket time), and we had gotten an audio guide, so we were good to go. Cinnamon and Jason had warned us that Boteccilli's "Birth of Venus" was quite close to the beginning, so keep an eye out for it. They had missed it and had to circle back, which is no easy task.

      We started to figure out the big ticket items, as there were usually throngs of people in front of them. Since the Uffizi ...

      Odd sort of outdoor day and return journey

      A travel blog entry by buettn on Jun 13, 2013

      1 comment, 7 photos

      ... out to be a comfortable seat and not too crowded but with people opening windows which is a bit ******* the eardrums going through all the numerous tunnels, no business men either. I might have misread the ticket as to seat but it was definitely a first class, anyway. The trains are poorly marked too, not like in northern Europe.
      Then I caught a train from Rome Termini to Rome Fiumicino which was fine and properly airconditioned. I feel like a ...