Villa de Fiori

Via di Bigiano e Castel Bovani 39, Pistoia, Tuscany, 51030, Italy | Villa
Prices starting from $116.00
 

Travel Blogs from Pistoia

Pistoia and Broke

A travel blog entry by bubnalitalia

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... it. The population in the past were fiercely independent and this is reflected in the fixtures and fittings in and around the Duomo. Not the usual religious iconography here with Jesus or Mary or the various saints and Popes. No, here you get lions and dragons and a figure that looks like something out of a Grimm Brothers fairy tale taking the dominant position at the back behind the altar. So unusual was this place, that even The Palestine among us went in for a ...

Medici Chapel and the temple of food!

A travel blog entry by sblady

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... The central market is like walking through heaven for a food person. Walls of Italian hams, baskets of fresh porcini mushrooms, cheeses, olive oils, balsamics, spices, fruits , seafood- it is all here- a feast for the senses. We bought cheese, balsamic, olives and bread as well as a couple of pestos and then came home for a Tuscan ...

Florence - more art and history

A travel blog entry by lizedmond

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... top bus. We had a pre-recorded guide telling us about the areas we travelled through and the history of the area. The tour also included Fiesole, which is to the north of Florence, which was inhabited before Florence, back to the Stone Age although they have records only going back to 600BC. At some time in history Florence conquered Fiesole, and took over rule of this area. Florence was the capital of Italy for about 6 years back in the 1800's. it was a ...

Day 2 & 3: Acclimating to the Italian Lifestyle

A travel blog entry by laurenashmc

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... to stories about the Foundling Orphanage, which was an orphanage for illegitimate children in the 1400's built by Brunelesschi himself. Apparently they had a wooden wheel where women could just place the baby in it, and turn the wheel, so nobody knew who the baby had come from. Crazy! After that we went back to the studio and had a lesson on figure drawing. That took about two hours, but i learned more in those two hours than i did in my ...

Running running running

A travel blog entry by aly5ia

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... makes an announcement and all the Italians start moaning and rAising their hands... Now because we were on a local train for free there was no English to follow. Luckily one of the men in another row explained that there was someone 'protesting' and we had to wait for the police to come and clear the rails. It would take an hour... It took longer so I got up and went for a walk all the way to the front of our leaning tower of train. I took a picture but I'm ...

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Location

This villa, located on Via di Bigiano e Castel Bovani 39, Pistoia, is near Duomo (Cattedrale di San Zeno), Cathedral of St. Zeno (Cattedrale Di San Zeno), Ospedale del Ceppo, and Baptistery.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Villa de Fiori Pistoia

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding