Hotel Relais Il Cestello

Piazza del Cestello 9, Florence, Tuscany, 50120, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Piazza della Signoria

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07 on May 24, 2014

2 comments, 16 photos

... returned to our apartment, we had our weekly Skype-conversation with our daughter and son-in-law, Kristy and Frankie, from Puerto Rico. Kristy is expecting their first child, a son weighing-in now at a hefty 8-pounds (!), at the beginning of June. She's in great spirits, but carrying a heavy load at this point, and we're anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new grandson, Matthew Jose. Hang in there, Kristy! We send our love to all three of you from Florence. XoXo!

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The Best Gelato In Italy

A travel blog entry by likakana82 on Apr 14, 2014

67 photos

... to enter the church itself, which was free (yay!), and the line moved quickly. Unfortunately, we didn't realize the only ticket available was the combo ticket or else we might have bought it here and gone into the crypt. Instead, after viewing the Duomo - which is quite plain inside - we exited and lined up for Giotto's Campanile (belltower) which I wanted to climb. The Campanile had a relatively short line and my old guidebook said ...

Floored by Florence

A travel blog entry by kittybowlero on Nov 30, 2013

22 photos

... display these. It helps understand his method. Left here feeling inspired!

Next I took a walk to the duomo which is also right down the street from where I'm staying. The outside of this cathedral is so beautiful. Pink and green and striped. The inside is a little tamer than I would have guessed but it's still beautiful.

Wandered through the Pallazzo Vecchio and took pics of the stunning sculptures outside - including a replica of David. The ...

Shopping and riding

A travel blog entry by graffy on Sep 28, 2013

5 photos

Rach and I went our own ways today - me riding and her shopping.

I headed off early to meet Trev, Mark and Richard for a ride around Florence. By the time I got back that afternoon I had done 80 odd kms - starting in Florence itself and heading up Fiesole to meet up. We came back and headed over to the south side of the Arno where there are some great views of the city from the gardens. Back ...

All roads lead to...well...in this case, Tuscany

A travel blog entry by adrianrobert on Sep 27, 2012

16 photos

... we did learn and will use from now on, was making pasta by hand, no machine just our hands, a fork and a glass. Simple. Giovanni said, "no need for machine. This is how we do it. Only once a week. Normally a Sunday, we make for a week and then dry it." The class ran an hour over but it didn't matter. Here in the back lane ways of one of the world's culinary heartlands, we were cooking true Tuscan food with fresh produce we had gathered that morning in ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Piazza del Cestello 9, Florence, is near Brancacci Chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine, Santa Maria delle Carmine, Ognissanti, and Cenacolo di Santo Spirito Museum.
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