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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Brilliant location in Florence, very easy to find on arrival with clear instructions of how to get there. Large clean room, very comfortable. A little noisy at nights as was on street frontage. Hosts were excellent - vey friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay again. ... more
My Friends' location is very convenient, a few steps from the train station and really near Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi gallery... walking distance to almost every hotspot in Florence. Owners are very charming and welcoming people, willing to give you tips and advice to get around the city. They are just great. ... more
A week in Florence
My friends and I are celebrating my special birthday in Florence. Hotel and flights are booked so we are now planning activities in the Florence area. The typical things will be readily available but we are looking for some funky, off-the-beaten track suggestions (within respectable limits ...
hotels in florence
I'm competing in the Florence Marathon in November and our training program is putting us up ...
ancona - florence
hi, i would like to get from ancona to florence. people have said i can catch a train and change at bologna but when i look at the italian train timetable it doesnt let me find times for trains. can anyone help? does anyone know whether i can just buy a ticket on the day or do i need to prebook the train ...
An Italian 4th of July
After a 5 hour train ride filled with card games and heart to hearts, 2 other girls, myself, and this great group of guys from San Diego arrived in the picturesque city of Florence. Despite getting off one ...
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