Florence is the capital of the region Tuscany in Italy and considered one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Famous for its art and architecture, this city of 400,000 inhabitants is viewed as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, home to such famous Florentines as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo and Machiavelli.
From the Florence Travel Guide
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For the overvalued Firenze city, this place is OK. I'll recommend it for a couple of night if you want to walk around the city. Pros: very close to train station and to "historical center". Cons: noisy street, few bathrooms. Staff was nice. No breakfast and you have to pay for internet and coffee. ... more
On arrival to hotel Garden, manager said us that our room ocupied and sent us to other nearest hotel, where we received better room for same price. ... more
Florence or Rome?
I am planning on studying abroad in Italy next spring. It's tough for me to chose between staying in Florence or Rome. Either way I'll get a chance to see each of these cities, but only get to live and study in one. I've never been to Italy so I want to make the right decision! I also want to close to the beach ...
venice or florence?
I wanted to visit both these beautiful places but i only have a very limited time, to be exact, 4 days.Is it possible to see the major attractions of Venice by just staying there overnight? and spend the other two nights in Florence? I would be very grateful for any suggestions. Ta! ...
Ljubljana to Florence
Hi, There seems to be not may options to make this transit. Does any one know of an overnight bus or train that goes between the 2 directly with no stops???? We are considering an early morning bus at the moment which starts at 5:40 in Ljubljana and reaches Florence by 13:50... but it hurts ...
Tuscany Day Six
This morning the bus took us to Florence. We had reservations at the museum housing Michelangelo's David and were able to pass in front of all the people in line once again. We had an excellent local ...
Posted in Our Trips by lineke.rich
Nancy and I arrived in Florence, fresh from a lovely time in Venezia. We're not quite sure what we expectedFirenze to be like, but it somehow didn't strike us in the comfortable, enchanting way that Venezia did. Very nice city, lots to see, but the city just didn't "call" to us. The highlight of our ...
Posted in Young at Heart by obanlass