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  • Ciao Italia!Sample One-Week Itinerary Day 1: Florence – check out the key religious sites (especially the main cathedral – il duomo), visit a museum or art gallery (there are endless options!), and spend the evening piazza-hopping from Piazza d Posted by madrugada in Destination (Un)known. | Jul 16, 2022
  • Dec 6, 2021 - Florence and PisaIt might seem odd for me to sign up for a '"take a selfie" excursion since I hardly ever take selfies and don’t exactly like being on camera, however there were only two excursions that went to both Florence and Posted by jl98584 in 2021 Cruise - Western Mediterranian | Dec 7, 2021
  • Travel ain't for SissiesAfter cafe and pastries, we pulled our luggage to the train station, not a bad walk, maybe a bit over half a mile. The train station was busy. There were people at Posted by Deuxenvacances in Italy | Sep 17, 2021
  • Guide to Experience the Florentine Elegance The regional bus terminal in Florence is on the out skirts of the city. You arrive in== Villa Constanza and catch the tram that takes you to the city centre: Santa Maria Novella; the main train station for regional trains. Posted by Kandarp Jain in Florence: Sights,Sounds and Silence | Jul 9, 2021
  • 3 Days in Pisa and FlorenceAfter an evening walking around, we stopped and had drinks just outside the Duomo. It was fun to bask in the moonlight at a small outdoor café. Before hitting Florence, we thought we’d spend a couple of hours in Pisa. Pisa Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jul 2, 2021
  • All railroads lead to RomeMy train to Rome was not due to leave Firenze Santa Maria Novella station until 12:17 on Saturday the tenth of November 2019 so I had plenty of time to squeeze in some more Florence sights before I left. Or so Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Apr 24, 2020
  • City of LiliesFlorence is an Italian city with an intensely savoury history. It is the venerable cradle of the Renaissance, that heady epoch when Western civilisation threw off the suffocating shroud of superstition and embraced enlightenment in the arts, in commerce, Posted by urbanreverie in Urban Reverie's Travels | Apr 17, 2020
  • 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= 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 [[|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

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