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2-Hours Walking Tour in Florence
"Get an up close and personal experience of Florence on this 2-hour walking tour. If you choose the “Highlights of Florence” option you can visit the highlights of the city including the Duomo the Baptistery the Old Palace and the Ponte Vecchio.Or if you would prefer you can choose the “Oltrarno Slow Tour” option and leave the most common areas of the city and cross the Ponte Vecchio and stroll to Pitti Palace. You can also choose to purchase a ticket to walk through Boboli Gardens and Bardini Garden. With this optio you can visit the famous church and the square of Santo Spirito."
From EUR60.00
 
Independent Florence Day Trip from Venice by High-Speed Train
"Make your own way to Santa Lucia station in central Venice and catch your train and travel to Florence independently. Train journeys from Venice to Florence can last up to 2.5 hours but your high-speed train shuttles you into the heart of Florence in just 2 hours. On arrival in the city head out to explore! How you spend your time in beautiful Florence — Italy’s second city — is up to you. Entrance fees to attractions and any meals are at your own expense.Perhaps visit Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David sculpture or head to Florence Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori) to climb up the iconic Brunelleschi’s Dome. Relax in the calm of Boboli Gardens explore the bohemian Oltrarno neighborhood or walk up to the terrace at Piazzale Michelangelo to see the city’s most impressive panorama. Be sure to use your hop-on hop-off sightseeing ticket to travel around town and visit top Florence attractio double-decker bus hop on and off around the city at any of the 15 stops
From EUR115.00
 
Become a Skilled Chef in 60-Minutes with Gourmet Dinner
"This quick but intense class is designed to give you the opportunity to learn a classic of Italian cuisine without renounce to enjoy your day.The chef's home offers not only a wonderful authentic kitchen but the opportunity to have a unique opportuni with fresh healthy and seasonal ingredients. After the class you will appreciate in addition to your creation of pasta the delicacies prepared by the chef that you will share with other foodies guests like you.The dining room overlooks the Boboli Gardens (Palazzo Pitti) and will cook in a relaxed atmosphere.The experience starts at 6 pm a with a fresh glass of wine. After the 1-hour you sit down to enjoy dinner with the other guests (maximum number of guests at the table only 12).The real surprise wonderful cheeses served with spicy jam made by the chef and much more!Some example of pasta from scratch
From EUR69.00

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Paperback Exchange

This little shop moved from the university area to this fantastic location in the historic center a few years ago. This also seemed to free up space to improve their selection. The staff all speak...
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Jun 11, 2009

Icentro

There is a shortage of any supermarkets or grocery stores in Florence, which made it really difficult to stick to our budget plans of making our own lunch / picnics every other day, especially as...
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Larinka
Aug 31, 2008

BeadedLily

The shop itself is charming and lovely, a real gem. The store owners are Americans that have been living here in Florence for years and are wonderful to chat with. An inspiring array of unique beading...
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meltdown
Jul 13, 2008

Most wineries or enotecas

If you are planning to buy wine while traveling through the Chianti region, be prepared for a shock when it comes to shipping charges. To ship a case of wine back to the states, the shipping charges...
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Herkbert
May 26, 2008

Migliori Ceramiche

This little shop is very close to Santa Croce. I love the many-colored ceramic dishes and misc home decor pieces. The elderly couple that work here are polite and kind. I try to mix and match patterns...
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cpiers47
Apr 17, 2008

LUISA Via Roma - CLOSED FOR RENOVATION WORKS

It's a high end boutique that offers a great selection of exclusive brands such as Balenciaga, Luella, Chloé, Mulberry, Marc Jacobs, Yojhi Yamamoto and many many others....It is also a venue for...
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fgfi
Apr 10, 2008
 
 
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Cyberlink Plus

This is a shipping store, they sell boxes and have UPS shipping capablities. For all those shopping needs, sometimes you need to ship home. I used Cyberlink, address below to ship home 10 kgs of...
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ChartIt
Oct 10, 2007

Several in Area

I have included a photo of the shop where i bought my families trays. You can get them in the San Lorenzo Market, and through out Florence. But this store had a lot of them, a wide variety, and...
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ChartIt
Aug 18, 2007

Pasticceria Le Logge

This is a lovely sweet shop. They have all sorts of local and Italian treats that you can purchase, like biscotti and Panforte, coated almonds and an awful lot more. When you go in there are little...
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kirsty_lamb
Jun 27, 2007

Lisa Corti

Lovely shops selling original creations using unusual materials and bright colors. Clothes are very simple with a slightly masculine, oriental cut. Organza and velvet bed covers, maharaja cushions,...
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fgfi
Apr 21, 2007

Angela Caputi

The shop in Santo Spirito is also Angela Caputi's laboratory. She creates there high fashion statement pieces in dramatic colors and shapes. Coloured and original high fashion costume jewellery and...
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fgfi
Apr 21, 2007

Flea Market In Florence

Their is a huge flea market in Florence that has many items that one may be interested in purchasing souvenirs. My wife and I found some cute purses, shirts and etc. for friends/family back home. This...
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GuitarStan
Apr 08, 2007

La bottega dell'olio

Little shop located in a lovely square that sells an interesting selection of all sorts of things to do with olives, their oil, and their wood. Soaps, lotions and creams, shampoos and conditioners,...
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fgfi
Mar 31, 2007

Designer or designer?

Way too many designer shops are found all over Florence, and not enough 'regular' shops! This frustrated me slightly. However, if you're into such things then you will be in heaven! I did find an...
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Zlur
Feb 21, 2007

Top Hotels in Florence

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Viale Michelangelo 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Via Martelli 10, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy
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Piazza Ognissanti 1, Florence, Tuscany, I-50123, Italy
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Via dei Tornabuoni 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 7, Florence, Tuscany, 50123, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Florence

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Il Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore

the famous Bell Tower was started by Giotto in 1334 but he dies in 1337 and the tower was finished by Francesco Talenti in 1359 and has a measurements of 84.7 metres tall and approximately 15 metres...
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Ponte Vecchio

one of the most famous Bridge around the world can be found in Florence along the banks of the Arno River. Ponte Vecchio is one of the three old bridges along the Arno River (the other ones nearby are...
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Climbing The Duomo

The first time we were here, years ago, we climbed to the top of the campanile, so this time we took on the Duomo. It is a daunting climb of about 460 steps, but you get interesting views inside a...
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Pitti Palace - Palazzo Pitti

I guess that this is not how things work, but (a kind of illegal) we were able to enter the garden of Palazzo Pitti. When we arrived I had my mind set on visiting the garden, but did not realize that...
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Galleria dell'Accademia

the most popular museum in all of Florence will be the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze (Gallery of the Academy of Florence), located a stone's throw away from Piazza San Marco. This is where the...
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David Statue

The star attraction in Piazza Della Signora before was the famous David Statue Made by Michaelangelo in 1504 as to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence by the...
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