Hotel Raffaello Florence
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... entirely to actually see the city. It is easily the most beautiful place I have ever seen. The first night, our program surprised us with a rooftop dinner at our hotel. The sun was setting and I had a complete 360 degree view of the city. It was absolutely perfect. The pictures that I took (72) did not do it justice at all.
Although this city is beautiful, I am starting to notice that there are large differences between Italy and the U.S.. The most notable is that the ...
... especially because I had my Hunter boots, but I did look like a wet dog. The orientation tour gave us the opportunity to become somewhat situated with the city. We started at the Piazza della Repubblica and made our way to the Duomo, Basilica di San Lorenzo, and Piazza della Signoria. After our tour we had the chance to walk around a bit (exploring the leather markets of course) and walk around the city before we met back at Piazza ...
... her I had seen a place that I wanted to swim, which was off some rocks in the harbour. The water was beautiful and crystal clear. If any of you ever get there you MUST go to the gelati shop to the left of the harbour with the blue and white awning. Superb! I had the cherry.....Dayna coconut and cherry. Dayna had the right idea:)
The rest of the day was spent exploring all of the ...
... past many leather shops to the main square which contains the Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore -1296), the Baptistery (San Giovanni) and the Campanile. We walked on, looking at all the lovely buildings until we came to the Piazza della Signoria which houses many amazing statues and once was the site of the statue of David until it was relocated (1873) to the Accademia gallery. The replica of David sits in ...
... bus drivers and passers by, we finally boarded the bus to Lucca. When we arrived, common sense prevailed and we decided to consult a map over coffee. We did our usual thing of, walk, talk, ask and backtracked to the tourist information office to make sure we knew what time the bus left to return to Florence. Sacre Bleau! The last bus for Florence was leaving at 3pm, because the buses too were on strike!!!! That meant we had 45mins to get a sandwich, have a quick look at ...