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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
 
Boboli: The Gardens of the Royal Palace and Their Hidden Messages
"An itinerary to discover the Gardens designed for Cosimo I de Medici in 1562 which became a model for the European royal gardens. Boboli with its green architectures statues fountains terraces and grottoes is the first park in Europe where works of art hide meanings and allegories.On our 1.30 hour walking guided tour path we will meet stories and myths of gods and heroes imagined and represented by artists of many periods
From EUR56.00
 
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

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Piazza della Signoria

Before we decided where we wanted to go during the summer of 2016, of course we did some research on Google about Florence. One of the things that intrigued me immediately was the fact that there was...
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Shopping in touristic areas

There are small markets everywhere that charge anywhere from two to four times what you would pay for staples in a supermarket. Prices can vary widely for anything from bottles of water and especially...
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Silly photos

The most popular tourist activity at the tower is to pose for photographs pretending to “hold up” the leaning tower and prevent it from falling (captured in my own pictures as well). The illusion is...
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Not Free Toilet Facilities

if you are familiar with travels around the highways of western Europe and have a pit stop at the many gasoline stations cum convenience stores and restaurants. they all have clean toilet facilities...
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"Tourist Menu"

Whereever you find this sign, it is probably a ripoff with lousy-tasting spaghetti, plastic cutlery, and cheap red wine. My advice: Rather buy some tasty fresh produce like bread, salami, and a bottle...
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MichaelFalk1969
Aug 23, 2006

Grotta del Vento

After a scary drive from Borgo a Mozzano (see off the must see tips), I finally got to the 'Grotta del vento' or Wind cave. Hmmmm, I think I should call it a tourist trap. It is nothing spectacular,...
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sim1
Feb 01, 2005
 
 
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Not a good restaurant

The restaurant Grotta Santa Caterina in Sienna is mentioned a lot on the internet so we went here as well. But we were so sorry we didn't leave before ordering. The staff is very uninterested, talks...
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Charlotte121
Oct 29, 2004

PISA - Are you sure this view is worth 15 Euros ??

Climbing up the leaning tower is a must for most of the tourists, although I think the view is not great at all, except the small part where you see Piazza dei Miracoli from above. Climbing up the...
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globetrott
May 20, 2004

Souvenirs, Souvenirs...

Around the tower you will see plenty of souvenir-shops, the closer to the tower, the more expensive......and the more strange and even a bit funny.I wonder what Michelangelo would say, to see the...
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globetrott
May 06, 2004

Pisa - one day is too much

For me, Pisa was a disappointment. Sure, there is the Leaning Tower and Duomo - nice to see them, but that's all. Too many tourists and too small city.During the summer many shops are closed. In...
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jason_cz
Oct 28, 2003

San Gimignano

This town could also go under "don't miss" as it is famous and has some wonderful frescoes and fun towers to climb. But it is loaded with tour buses and tourists! It was the only spot in Tuscany that...
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SESM
Sep 13, 2002

Pisa does not deserve more...

Pisa does not deserve more than a couple of hours of your time. While I agree that Campo dei Miracoli, the field with the famous Tower and the cathedral, is a must see, the rest of the town looks...
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oja
Aug 25, 2002

The restaurants and pizzerias

The restaurants and pizzerias around the campo serve exactly the type of overpriced, low-quality food you come to expect from places near Italian tourist attractions. That said, I have enjoyed my...
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DrewV
Aug 24, 2002

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Viale Michelangelo 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Via Mazzini 57, Pisa, Tuscany, 56125, Italy
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Pian dei Mantellini 34, Siena, Tuscany, 53100, Italy
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Via degli Angeli 23, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Via Giorgio Ciardi 28, Zona Porta a Terra, Livorno, Tuscany, 57121, Italy
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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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Leaning Tower - Torre Pendente

The Piazza Dei Duomo maybe a Unesco World Heritage site and is really beautifual work of art, but the singular structure that put Pisa on the World Map is the lowly Campanile (Belfry) of the...
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City Walls & Gates

The history of fortified walls of Lucca begins in 200 A.C. - with a classic square of walls that surrounded the city centre, and with part of it seen there up to today. During the Napoleon era the...
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Piazza del Campo

This huge main square in the centre of Siena's is probably most famed for its Palio - a crazy horse race that is run twice a year and brings crowds of thousands A popular area for sitting and...
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Montecatini Alto

Piazza Giusti (Giusti Square) is the heart of Montecatini Alto and certainly its most attractive part. Almost all restaurants and cafe-bars are situated here, filled with guests in the evening so it's...
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Piazza della Cisterna

At the edge of the Piazza della Cisterna, when you enter from its northeast point along the right (north) wall of the piazza are the two Torre of the Aringhelli family leading members of the Guelphs...
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"Tuscany"
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"Pisa, Siena, Pontedera and more..."
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"Toscana - Quintessential Italia"
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"Toscana, terra dei vini"
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"T O S C A N A"
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