Ostello Gallo d'Oro

Camillo Cavour, 104, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Florence: Are you the real David? or fake David?

A travel blog entry by stephwhittock


The train from Rome to Florence took only 3 hours. The luxury of travelling in Europe, no where is too far. Once checked into my hostel, I went to see Michelangelo's statue 'David'. Florence has 3 David statues, 2 being copies and there being the real one. Over the few days in Florence I saw all 3, but the real one is now in a museum, where you …

Tramonto su Firenze

A travel blog entry by maclaren


In Levanto I had shared a room with two American girls, one studying in Florence. She had been kind enough to leave some must do tips for Florence. On this list was an evening visit to Piazza Michelangelo. This square overlooks the city and provides breath taking views.

So once I had checked into the hostel I headed out to see the sights …

Art and Kitsch

A travel blog entry by wouterb


Well don't go looking for Florence at the train station...it's Firenze. Why do we change names of places in English?

Florence is overrun with tourists, even now big groups are herded through the streets like sheep following a sign or an umbrella. Art is big business here. The big church (Duomo) is very impressive on the outside....on the …

There is no Bad Gelato in Florence Only Bad Driver

A travel blog entry by the.machados


It was not quite love at first sight in Florence, as we had to wait most of the day in the train station in Venice before we could get a train into Florence due to a strike (we were told by the booking agent there are strikes every other week… There was one the day we arrived in Paris as well and one later in Rome.) It was a long sweaty trek …

The birthplace of Renaissance

A travel blog entry by my.scuba.tank


... the city centre, particularly leather products, especially bags. Bought a few bags in florence before and they are still in good condition. The bags made in Italy are of good quality I would say. I wasn't backpacking before but now, working as a dive instructor, leather bags are not the kind of shopping for me. Bikinis would be more appropriate.

Sitting at the bench in the republic watching people was nice, there is a carousel there which I don't ...

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This hostel, located in the San Marco area of Florence, is near Botanical Gardens (Orto Botanico), Giardino dei Semplici, Palazzo Corsini, and Parterre/ Open On-Air.
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