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- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Fiorino Florence
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... glass of Italian sparkling wine that was much less sweet than a Prosecco and therefore much more to our liking. After our wines they brought us out a small starter of Chianina beef tartare with a cauliflower foam and a purple potato crisp with a sliver of avocado. Now I am not a fan of cauliflower but in this case I loved it as well as the entire starter. For her appetizer Mary had a potato spaghetti with a very light egg cream sauce ...
... of the day was spent at the Uffizi Gallery, the office space of the famous Medici family which was converted into the first public art gallery in the world around 250 years ago. The drawcard here was the Birth of Venus, the famous painting by Botticelli. David and I were a bit surprised that the painting was not as colourful as we had expected. The colours seemed a bit muted, but maybe that's just because fluoro has been a legitimate fashion trend ...
... of the day, we have wine flavors of the day:
Chris--Adego Bolgheri (a full-bodied Super Tuscan)
Colleen--Trentino Marzemino (tastes like grape juice)
The dinner was delicious, and dolce was a delicious plum crostada baked in the wood-burning ovens.
We are off to pasta producers and the Chianti region for some wine tastings tomorrow, and will be home late. Watch for our blog post after 11:00pm Italy ...
... named Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, originally named saint Mary of the flowers. It has a large dome with Frescoes painted inside it. It also has a painting of Dante's last judgement. Dante wrote Dante's Inferno. To the left of Dante is Satan leading lost souls to hell and in the middle are the souls in purgatory and on the right was a bright city to represent heaven. We climbed 400+ steps to the top of the ...
... leather belts, bags and jackets. From there I made her close her eyes until we led her to my favourite sight in the whole of Florence; il Duomo or the Basilica di Sancta Maria del Fiore (The Basilica of St Mary of the Flower). It really is one of my favourite sights in the whole world. Could never get bored of looking at it, there is just so much incredible detail. Luckily Tegz loved it too, but there was no time to waste; David and ...