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  • Alea iacta estSan Marino is a fantastic little country but there wasn’t much to detain me for more than two nights. I had to keep exploring the world, so I had a buffet breakfast at the Hotel Joli, checked out, and walked Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Mar 21, 2020
  • Florence - Day 18 Wednesday 9/18This is our third trip to Florence, and we have never been inside the Duomo. Why? The lines...all the time, early, late, a seemingly endless line of people encircling this beautiful church, and we never wanted to spend Posted by Cybercsp in Croatia | Sep 18, 2019
  • Florence - Day 16 Monday 9/16After breakfast, we parted ways. The Vallantes took a cab to Florence Airport to search for Tom's missing luggage (and were ultimately successful), and the Pashleys spent the morning around the Duomo. We started at the Museo Dell'Opera Posted by Cybercsp in Croatia | Sep 17, 2019
  • Florence - Day 15 Sunday 9/15Once we had decided to spend time in Florence, the first thing that we did was book 9 AM entry tickets to the Uffizi Gallery. (Whose idea do you suppose that was?). We had about a 20 minute walk Posted by Cybercsp in Croatia | Sep 16, 2019
  • Florence - Day 14 Saturday 9/14In Medieval times, Florence was a center of European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the era. It is considered by many to be the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called "the Athens Posted by Cybercsp in Croatia | Sep 15, 2019
  • Florence; a covered market, Oltrarno and more.On march 1 I decided to explore a bit more Florence, so I stayed the whole day in the city. Florence has lots of markets. I am not a fan of these, but I Posted by Maurizioagos in My travels. | Mar 16, 2019
  • For the history buffs Florence, or Firenze, is a stunn Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Aug 22, 2018
  • Day 9We made an early start of the day for a walking tour in Florence with a local guide. Apparently only the locals who were trained with historical information could provide walking tours in Florence. Just as well we started early Posted by Szufan in Half way around the world | Sep 20, 2018
  • Day 8Today we headed towards Italy and according to our leader, we would be seeing three different Italian cities in the next few days because they used to be ruled under different people. We had to take a detour because one Posted by Szufan in Half way around the world | Sep 19, 2018
  • The Black Chook Italian men ooze charm.[float=right][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/895950/DSC_4284.JPG caption=Falorni - the wild boar salami sh Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Aug 24, 2018
  • When is too much culture barely enough?Was Jesus an ugly baby? Headed to the Galleria dell Academia today, as the line for the Duomo was just too long (as always - no interest in w Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Aug 23, 2018
  • AN OLIVE BRANCH[center][/center] ===In the 1960s, my parents, both art-lovers, used to take my sister and me on annual trips to Florence Posted by ADAMYAMEY in CHILDHOOD TRAVELS | Sep 8, 2018
  • A Tale of 3 Cities Pt. 2Hope you haven’t been waiting on the edge of your seats too much! Here’s the continuation of the thriller in this 3-part adventure… Getting on the train to Florence was somewhat of a struggle, as there was no room to stand Posted by oklempay in Lorraine, you are my Density.... | Jul 9, 2018
  • Republic Day in FlorenceAfter a late night, we rose early to catch the train to Florence. My goals for the day were to visit the [[https://operaduomo.firenze.it/en|baptistry at the Duomo]], buy a ceramic salad server and bread tray, and look at gold on the Posted by Avocate08 in The Ligurian Week of Ms. W. | Jun 5, 2018
  • Week II Today in photography we turned in 10 photos using different shutter speeds, capturing different types of movement. Then we began learning how to use Lightroom to edit photos. I can already tell Lightroom will be a life Posted by findingflo in Adventure Awaits | May 23, 2018
  • The Beginning SAI told us at orientation on day two that the wifi in Italy is typically not strong, and they were not lying. I wrote a post about my first two days, and just as I was ready Posted by findingflo in Adventure Awaits | May 15, 2018
  • Florence - Such a Beautiful City!We arrived in Florence in the morning after a nights sleep on the train. While I do sleep very well on the train I usually am up late watching out the window! We headed to our hotel and Posted by ChristisDream in Christi & Ray's Trip of a Lifetime | Oct 31, 2017
  • Dante, Firenze, and The InfernoWe traveled from Cinque Terre to Firenze (Florence) without incident, thankfully, a short, comfortable train ride. We met a very nice mother and daughter from the States who were also traveling Europe for the summer, making the trip even more Posted by randjb in Retirement Road | Aug 17, 2017
  • Florence, The Cradle of the RenaissanceThe playground of the Medici's, Da Vinci's inspiration, Dante's writing desk. The beautiful seat of the Renenaissance. This is Florence. Where did we stay? [[http://www.villasaulina.it/|Villa Saulina Resort Hotel]] Read about my previous visit Posted by Anja Fourie in Exploradoranja | Apr 10, 2015
  • I Am In Florence!!!Day 1 and 2: I have arrived in Florence!! It is sunny and Florence is showing off in all her glory! Today is Mother's Day so this is quite the place to celebrate it although it would have been wonderful Posted by Janice Tait in Italy by Heart | May 14, 2017
  • La Toscana Part 1Having been on the road for 2 months with our longest stay in one place being 7 days we were keen to unpack all our gear and settle into our "home" for the next month; which given that we have Posted by Seantiel in 2017-The year of Living Dangerously | Mar 12, 2017
  • FlorenceWe arrived in Florence at the at the Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station. It was crowded but not as bad as Venice. Our first goal was to find our B&B and check-in. We got lost. Not too bad but Posted by bmotieno in See the Journey | Feb 19, 2017
  • Florence, Or Summer 2016It's the annual Silke pilgrimage to Florence, OR, my husband's childhood second home. This would be the 3rd year that CJ's friends came with us and we have kinda turned it into his birthday celebration. This will be Posted by Miss Molly R in Molly's Vacation Memories | Jul 27, 2016
  • Italy - Florence and PisaThe second stop on our Italy trip took us to Florence. Unfortunately, the weather had taken a turn since leaving Rome and once we got to Florence the weather was a lot colder and it rained on and off - Posted by LaurenF3 in My Journey Around The World | Nov 14, 2016
  • Florence: Palaces and ChurchesWe had another great, home-cooked breakfast in the apartment and hit the streets around 9:30. After our 5 museum entrances yesterday, we had already reached out "break even" on the Firenze Card! So we liked to think that today our Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Sep 24, 2016
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