Hotel La Venere

Via Cavour 21, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $95.00
 

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Day 18

A travel blog entry by super_saurus

5

... discovered another cathedral's ruins which was cool to see. - Next step was climbing the bell tower of the Duomo. It was a fairly narrow staircase that kept going up and up! Every time you'd get to a new level and think you were at the top and there was another level! I think there were about 5 in total... Crazy. The view from the top was spectacular though and it was worth all the 400ish stairs! - Next stop was climbing the Dome, another 400 ...

Florence

A travel blog entry by murrinfamily

1
18

... went back to our hotel ready to leave in the morning. Our last morning we had breaky in the restaurant and the girls got fussed over again by the Italian owners. We hadn't been inside Duomo so decided to go and line up at 9.30am. We got inside by 10:15am. We imagined it would be spectacular inside. We were surprised as it was quite plain inside compared to other cathedrals we had seen. We checked out of our hotel and caught the speed train to ...

Birthplace of the Renaissance

A travel blog entry by roamingrob

13

... Piazza *** - just around the corner from the Uffizi Gallery - to see the dozen or so replica and original Renaissance sculptures housed there. These included one of Florence’s two full-size copies of Michelangelo’s David and a bunch of other obscure ones like the ***[slaying of Medusa]. Strolling past the Ufizzi, I continued across the Ponte Vecchio (a picturesque bridge lined with jewellers’ shops) and found a small cafe for lunch. Back across ...

Pinch me!

A travel blog entry by andbrown

2

... Dinner was mmmmm! I had French onion soup which was a little different than home with tomatoes on the toast and then I had tagliatelle with seafood and Darrell had chicken scaloppine with a salad. My first taste of Italian pasta was not a disappointment. Simple but so good! It was finally time to get some rest... The lack of sleep had caught up with both if us and we have to be ready for our tour of Cinque Terre in the ...

Florence - Day 1

A travel blog entry by rdumler

1
10

... The "David" is truly amazing. I've seen pictures and heard the gushing reports about the sculpture but I will admit to a hiccup of awe when I saw the sculpture standing at the far end of his hall. The David is 17ft tall. Apparently it took Michelangelo three years of serious chipping to complete His masterpiece. I especially loved "the hand" which according to the experts is proportionally oversized. It gave me an idea for something artful and a focus for my ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the San Marco area of Florence, is near Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo), Italy Segway Tours, Basilica di San Lorenzo, and Palazzo Medici Riccardi.
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