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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
Shopping Tour to the Mall
"When it comes to shopping Florence offers the visitor a wide variety of choices. The shops of tourist interest are located in the historic center. If you are interested in high value items a visit of Via Tornabuoni and Via della Vigna Nuova is a must. If your interest is more in shoes clothing) can be found in the Santa Croce area. For those who love designer labels at more reasonable prices the main Outlets to the north and the south of the city carry some of the most prestigious names in Italian fashion (Gucci Emilio Pucci Giorgio Armani
From EUR400.00

Arriving to Florence by train

Florence is one of the few Italian cities where the train station is located in the city center. The train station is called Santa Maria Novella (SMN) and was named after the famous Florentine...
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Aug 26, 2016

Travel between florence and Pisa

The journey from Pisa to Florence by train is very short and quite comfortable.Trenitalia is a dependable service and the chair cars are very comfortable.You may book your tickets right before your...
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Feb 01, 2013

High Speed From Rome

We boarded our first Italian train in Rome a week to the day after we had arrived in Europe. We had purchased our tickets ahead of time and printed them out on our printer at home. I also had a spare...
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Aug 15, 2012

Helping You Read the Billboard

Understanding the Billboard Train Times in the station.The photo shows the train number, the time it leaves and where it makes stops. They are all listed by the 24 hour clock time. Listed in the photo...
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Oct 03, 2011

Complain Firenze Trenitalia staff no. 2887138

I tried to change my ticket reservation from 3pm to an earlier one at Firenze SMN so to deal with the tax refund stuff and this rude, unhelpful and uninformative station staff talked to me in Italian...
Aug 29, 2011

To Florence from Poggio alla Croce

Cannot actually state if the train system is efficient or covers all Italy, but can say that the train stations we used were well laid out, the train compartments were clean and the seats comfortable....
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Jul 20, 2011

Firenze's Campo di Marte train station

Some trains going through Firenze don't stop at the main station Firenze Santa Maria Novella [Firenze S.M.N.], but rather at Firenze Campo di Marte. For example, many overnight trains to/from places...
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Jul 01, 2011

To Florence from Pisa airport

You have several transport choices if you land at Pisa, including the Terravision bus (which is fine).But taking the train is very easy indeed, and cheaper than Terravision at 5.80 euro one-way.A few...
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Apr 23, 2011

In and Out

Italy like most of Europe is best travelled by the train. Florence has more than one train station but the biggest one is Santa Maria Novella. Florence in Italian is called Firenze so when looking for...
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Apr 04, 2011

By Train Venice to Florence and back

I hadn't pre-booked my ticket, instead I turned up at Santa Lucia in Venice, to buy a ticket for the next train from Venice to Florence, I'd tried to purchase a ticket the previous night from one of...
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Jan 08, 2011

1st class might not resemble 1st class...

First class train from Florence to Milan bought in advance was cheaper than 2nd class. My seat was dirty (crumbles and wet table - a pool), I had to clean it myself, there was no space for my luggage...
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Aug 28, 2010

Santa Maria Novella train station

I think one of the things I liked the most about Florence was how easy it was to get around by train. The Santa Maria Novella train station is located close to the city center, which makes it possible...
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Jul 01, 2010
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Boboli Gardens - Giardini Di Boboli

The Italian Renaissance spawned not just fabulous art and architecture but gardens as well. Green spaces arranged in tightly ordered symmetry - embellished with sparkling fountains, grottos and...
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Basilica Santo Spirito

On our way to the church of Santo Spirito, we found a really nice local market in the piazza in front of the church on the evening we were there. It looked more like a flea market and has reasonable...
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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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Chiesa Dei Santi Apostoli

We stopped in this little church, Church of the Holy Apostles, to see the architecture of a very old medieval style church. It was off the beaten path and tucked away in a very small piazza with a...
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Piazza degli Uffizi

The Palazzo degli Uffizi (Uffizi Palace) was built between 1560 and 1580 to house the administration of the government. The beautiful building was designed creating an U-shaped building with two long...
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Il Porcellino

this will be the pictures of the famous Pig Fountain in front of the Mercato Nuovo in Florence which is famous for tourists who put coins in the snout and also rub the snout to have their wishes...
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