Travel Blogs from Florence
... we reached the Neptune Fountain, close to the highest point of the gardens, both of us needed to take a breather. Finally, we pushed-on toward the top, where there is a rose garden and a small museum devoted to porcelain items used by the Medici clan. The views from this vantage point are panoramic, with a part of Fort Belvedere visible.
Our walk back down to the palace took considerably less time and effort than did the ascent! But the climb was well ...
... in 15th century during the height of Renaissance period. Some of the most famous personalities - Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo hail from Florence region. Since 1982, the historic centre of Florence has been certified as a UNESCO heritage site.
Since we had only one day at Florence, we started with exploring the heart of downtown. We started at Piazza del Duomo where most of the important religious buildings are situated, ...
... trying to keep my hand steady as the bells of one church finished and another started!
I thought I could go through Villa Bardini into the Boboli Gardens, and the signs seemed to indicate that, but I never could find my way. So I ended up leaving from the same place that I entered and then since by now it was close enough to lunch time, I picked up some pizza-by-the-slice from a shop close to the apartment, brought it back to eat, and rested for a while.
... smaller than I thought but it was heaps thicker than I thought. We got all, our pictures Richard got us a gelato with two scoops. We saw some markets there so we looked there I got a big that had different places written in it in Italy. We finally left the tower of Pisa . We went back to the apartment it was all ready. We did went out for dinner it was a tiring day. Me 5 ...
... internal dome, amazing architecture, we then had a ladder to climb and we popped out on top of the Florence! The dome gave a fantastic view of the city. On the way down we had to challenge for space with all the people coming up, not many would let us pass so it took a long time to get down. When we got back into the Cathedral we had a fantastic view of the paintings on the inside of the dome, the paintings are of both good and bad and wow some of the stories are very grotesque.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed