Piazza Indipendenza, 7, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence


A travel blog entry by nickandnicole


Our day started early for us as the alarm went off at 7:30. We took the train from Rome to Florence today and got just a glimpse of the beautiful country side. After arriving in Florence we had a quick bite to eat and then headed for Galleria dell'Accademia to see the David. Standing over 5 meters high and carved out of marble this is an incredible …


A travel blog entry by mikelis

We arrived in Florence on the 5th of June anticipating viewing the heart of the rennaisance. We caught the train from Bergamo to Florence and stayed in the Castri Hotel, 5 mins from the train station. We did a few hours walking tour that evening, got pizza for dinner (of course)and walked a bit more. There were heaps of street markets ranging from …


A travel blog entry by aleciaelliot


What a day! We took a day trip from Siena to the nearby town of Florence (Firenze to the locals) where the famous Brunelleschi Dome is located! I loved this city for its awesome history and colorful leather markets. It was busier than Siena but not as packed as Rome. Unfortunately most museum tickets were already sold out online so we had to wait in line if we wanted to enter any museums. We happily had group tickets to see the David, so we zipped right in at 1:30pm. I had seen pictures ...

Day out in Pisa and Lucca

A travel blog entry by sindlen

... tickets (our previous journeys had been mostly prebooked which means the ticket doesn't need to be validated). On the train the woman behind us hadn't validated her ticket and got a very hard time from the conductor (at one point he got three others who spoke English to come and tell her the importance of validating her ticket - she kept saying that she had bought the ticket and was in tears (there are signs ...

Biking the Tuscan Countryside in Florence

A travel blog entry by justln


... your own business. He invited himself to our dinner and showed us a great local place that his friend owned and we got "local" prices right next to the duomo. Pretty amazing in the end. A fun little introduction to Florence.

Waking up around 7am to get to the Uffizi gallery early, we watched the sun pour onto the duomo from our balcony. A once in a lifetime experience - not just because I would never wake ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the San Marco area of Florence, is near Mercato Centrale, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Convent of Santa Apollonia (Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia), and Alinari Scooter Rental.
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