Hotel Desiree

Via Fiume 20, Florence, Tuscany, 50100, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $102.00
 

Travel Blogs from Florence

Last day in Florence

A travel blog entry by harrisny

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I seem to have the same feeling of disappointment each time the itinerary indicates I need to move on to the next destination. The arrival seems to be fraught with emotion, figuring out how to find the accommodation and generally orientate myself around new streets. It's a new excitement with a touch of anxiety each time, but once I recognize …

'Allora'

A travel blog entry by harrisny

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This is a word -'allora' - I've heard frequently the past week or so and have asked a number of different people what it means. Sometimes I thought the speaker was cursing, other times I really couldn't tell. The word itself, most of the time, sounds gorgeous in the Italian context and accent, it's almost melodic. As the week has progressed I've …

From Umbria to Tuscany

A travel blog entry by harrisny

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I left beautiful Umbria this morning and trained to Florence (Firenze). It was a bit of a shock to hit the hustle and bustle of a foreign city again and it's back to summery heat. I wandered around for a few hours and was fascinated to see how close everything is. As I came upon the Duomo I was surprised by the tears that came to my eyes. There it …

Our day in the Chianti wine region of Tuscany!

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie

... one of the big bus tours like we were used to. It was a little air-conditioned van with two girls from Edinburgh, Scotland, the tour guide and a girl from the tour company. We hopped in and immediately we left with our first stop being a castle.

The amazing thing about Florence is that if you go east or west you’re dealing with suburbs and outer communities, but if you go north or south you’re instantly in the rolling hills of the ...

A Monday in Florence: walking, museum, shops

A travel blog entry by patty.mcefee

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... just arriving. At about 3:15 they started to let us in (there were about 30-40 of us waiting outside the Fort). Once inside (which is still outside), I followed the signs to the building having cooking demonstrations, but never found them. Instead, I was in this huge 1st floor (our 2nd floor, remember) room with booth after booth of crafts, leather items, clothes, toys, shoes, mops. It was the mops that made me think this ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Santa Maria Novella area of Florence, is near Mercato Centrale, Caf Tour & Travel, Alinari Scooter Rental, and San Lorenzo.
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