Hotel Por Santa Maria

Via Calimaruzza 3, Florence, Tuscany, 50123, Italy | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $96.00

Travel Blogs from Florence

The Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07


... 200-yards in length, belies the extravagant and lavish interiors hidden within its walls.The Pitti family, jealous rivals of the Medici, began building the palace in 1458. When they subsequently ran out of money to finance the project, the building remained unfinished until the Medici bought it and moved in during the mid-1500s, when they decided to retain the name. Today, it houses several museums, among them the Palatine Gallery, which has a collection ...

Views, music, gardens, history and a movie!

A travel blog entry by patty.mcefee


... columns, a beautiful and intricate stone floor, and simple wood benches. The walls are covered with frescoes and there is a mosaic above and behind the chapel. Just as I was admiring the chapel, a few of the monks started setting up for what looked like a service (it was Sunday, after all). When I heard the chanting begin I had to stay and sit for a while. It was nice, especially when multiple voices joined in. I’d missed the performance last night but ended ...

Into Tuscany

A travel blog entry by rhys_raelene


... all over it. The line to up inside the dome was so long we decided to come back later in the day. We spent the rest of the morning walking through the streets, there are so many lovely, expensive shops, which make window-shopping a lot of fun but all the cheap stalls set up amongst them, really ruin the feel of Florence, which is very disappointing.

We walked for quite some time in the hunt for a park to stop for lunch and after no luck we finally sat down on a bench ...

Dave you're tall --Florence

A travel blog entry by mikeandseana


... Gallery, home of Michelangelo's Statue of David. The statue was pretty amazing. When you are in the museum, you turn a corner to see the statue down a long corridor. The way that the statue is presented could be the best part. It is set under an enormous dome and stands on its own. It gives the statue a very powerful feeling. The statue itself is absolutely enormous. The statue was a great way to end our trip to Florence. Mike and ...

Half Way

A travel blog entry by taylorsmith


... a scene on the bus ride home....some people just don't know how to have fun:) and the moms dropped us off at our apartment that night.
Of course, the one week Julia and Aunt Susan were here it rained the whole time. I felt so bad for them because up until then it had maybe rained four times. On Thursday after class we decided to try and escape the rain and travel to Florence!
Katie's momma and Aunt Susan rented a car from Hertz and Susan managed to drive ...

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This 1 star hotel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Piazza della Signoria, Loggia dei Lanzi, Church of Orsanmichele, and Museo di Palazzo Davanzati.
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