- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
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... It allowed me to see this city through the eyes of an expert local, discover hidden secrets and learn about the history of the key landmarks, the royal family and amazing artists who have shaped the city into what it is today. The many highlights of these tours fit neatly into three categories... Food:: - Vivoli gelato one of the originals from the city that invented this delicious treat - I had pistachio flavour and it was to die for. Fun fact about ...
... of course, were taken to the "Accademia" where many of Michelangelo's statues are housed including "David". David is certainly an imposing figure when seen in real life. We then walked to the "piazza della signoria" this was the town square with a HUGE palace that is, even today, the centre of government for Florence. Florence was,in medieval times, a separate republic not controlled by Rome. Michelangelo's David was commissioned for this square. The symbol ...
... which was destroyed (about 1350) to make room for the present cathedral.
As well as conserving some of the ruins of the older cathedral, the crypt is also home to some Roman, Medieval and Late Medieval finds such as tombs and fragments of pictorial decorations. Both the Early Christian mosaic flooring and the tomb of Brunelleschi are well worth seeing.
In front of the cathedral is the Baptistery of St. John. This octagonal building's facade is ...
... so for centuries. My research on the internet indicated it was happening over a 10 day period culminating on Tuesday next with the final match,.. which we were trying to get tickets for. Associated with the series of matches are parades through Firenze by the combatant teams and their 'support teams' in medieval costume,.. all very colourful. Today, in the city, we asked a number of people about the football festival. To our utter amazement,.. we were told that the ...
... actually a private hospital with a volunteer ambulance service.) But we felt it was a better story about needing four or five ambulances there for the climbers.
We started by going to the food markets at Mercato Centrale since they were nearby and close at 2pm. It was fascinating to see the variety of meats, including such things as tripe & pigs trotters; the fresh fish - large and small, octopus, calamari, king prawns & mussels at very reasonable prices; the cheeses ...