Hotel California Florence

Via Ricasoli 30, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Oh some much good pasta!

A travel blog entry by jmoon


We arrived in Florence after a very tiring train trip to Milan that arrived at 5:30 am and then a bus trip to Florence. It was another beautiful day about 22C and a a great day to wander around this lovely Medival town. Way too many tourists though. We had an excellent walking tour and then we saw the famous "David" statue. The statue is really big …

Wonders of Renaissance Florence & Michelangelo's D

A travel blog entry by skahasharon


May 31 & June 1

We had a shaky start leaving Venice as the public water transportation was to go on strike but they waited till 9:00. We just had to go to a different stop and our bus driver picked us up there. We arrived in Florence and walked a few blocks to our hotel which is very close to the main squares, Reid took us on a …


A travel blog entry by naddlepaddle


... has wide open roads, plenty of greenery, and gorgeous shuttered apartments. Maybe the contrast has made me less favourable to Naples, but this city has well exceeded my expectations! Yesterday we had a good wander around, and checked out whatever landmarks fell in our way. We came across the Ponte Vecchio - a large bridge over the river Arno, which is covered In expensive little jewellery stores. Although everything was a tad pricey for me, window-shopping and people-watching ...

Damn sunglasses!

A travel blog entry by bug23


... but head off we did, sans GPS.
Eventually we had to set the GPS or we would have headed towards Venice, but once set, things went pear shaped. Too many one way streets, too many roadworks, TOO many mistakes!!!
You look at the map and think you are staying on a main road, but discover you are actually on a one way cobblestone lane!
We found our lodgings, more by fluke than good management, dropped our bags and headed off to return ...

Day of the Duomo

A travel blog entry by miles_to_go


... in?

  • Also, as long as your last name is Medici, you can be a young sociopath and yet still get a statue erected in your honor. In the photos below, look for the statue of Lodovico de Medici, aka Giovanni dalle Bande Nere. And then read what he's said to have done in his formative years.
  • Crème brûlée is one of the best things ever invented. My new goal: creme brulee on every continent. I'm not sure how I'll pull this off in Antarctica, but a girl can ...

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    This 4 star hotel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto), Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo), Italy Segway Tours, and Piazza Santa Croce.
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