Apartment Zone: Ponte Vecchio
Floor: Ground floor Elevator: No
This is an original holiday apartment just few steps from the famous Ponte Vecchio, located in a fourteenth century listed building that was the ancient convent of Santa Caterina's.
The apartment is very close to Ponte Vecchio, in the heart of Florence; you can easily get the most important monuments on foot: Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Signoria, the Dome, etc.Tourist apartment Caterina has been recently restored.
It has a vaulted roof and a typical "cotto" floor.It is 42 mq and has a dining room, kitchen, bathroom with shower and bidet, a bedroom with a queen size bed and a sofa bed. The kitchen and the bathroom are fully refurbished and accessorized.
Amenities: independent heating, television, refrigerator, microwave.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Peretola Airport Florence 8 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details outdoors|
There are garages nearby.
Florence is Tuscany's unmissable crown jewel, with its beautiful buildings, colourful history, priceless art and unique atmosphere. But Tuscany is one of the few Italian regions well-known to foreigners as a tourist destination in itself. For decades a Tuscan villa has been the dream holiday for many travellers. And amongst the vineyards and hills of Tuscany are other lovely historic towns - not as packed with attractions as Florence, but not as packed with tourists either. Siena is a patrician hilltop town with a past to rival that of Florence, famous for the rivalry between its districts (called contrade) which climaxes in the Palio. Pisa boasts not just the legendary leaning tower, but also several other attractions, and good transport links to other parts of Italy. Smaller Tuscan destinations which are popular with holidaymakers include Lucca, San Gimignano (a forest of medieval towers on a hill) and the wine-producing Chianti area.
The coastline is mostly visited by holidaying Italians, with Forte dei Marmi, the Monte Argentario promontory and the Isle of Elba among its most popular seaside destinations. The region's thermal springs at Chianciano and Bagni di Lucca are also popular.
The Oltrarno -- "Across the Arno" is the artisans' neighborhood, still packed with workshops where craftspeople hand-carve furniture and hand-stitch leather gloves. It began as a working-class neighborhood to catch the overflow from the expanding medieval city on the Arno's opposite bank, but it also became a rather chic area for aristocrats to build palaces on the edge of the countryside. The largest of these, the Pitti Palace, later became the home of the grand dukes and today houses a set of museums second only to the Uffizi. Behind it spreads the landscaped baroque fantasies of the Boboli Gardens, Florence's best park. Masaccio's frescoes in Santa Maria della Carmine here were some of the most influential of the early Renaissance.