Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The CAMPUCCIO1 apartment is located in the historical center of Florence, from here, with a quick and pleasant walk you are able to reach all of Florence's main attractions. In order to give you an idea of the apartments location it requires a 10 minute walk to get to the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi, while 15 minutes for the Duomo and 20 minutes for the train station.
The apartment is on the 2nd floor (40 steps with no elevator), it is about 65 square meters (700 square feet) and it facing the inside of the building and so it is very quiet.
It consists of a very bright, large sitting room with a double size sofa bed and chair-bed, a dining area that overlooks a lovely quiet courtyard, a double bedroom (with 2 single beds or 1 double), a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a tub and a shower. It also has a washing machine in an enclosed closet (no dryer). Sleeps max: 5 people.
The flooring is done in Florentine tiles and parquet. The apartment provides a television, wireless internet, independent heating, hot-water, washing machine, bed linens and blankets, table linens, bath towels, pots and dishes, electric oven, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, iron, ironing-board and hair-dryer.
On request you can also rent the CAMPUCCIO2 apartment, approximately 30 square meters (350 square feet), overlooks the road that, however, is not busy, and consists of a full kitchen, a double room (with 2 single beds or 1 double) and bathroom with shower. Sleeps max: 2 people.
The 2 apartments, with no problem, can be rented together for a total of 7 people max.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio 100 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 5 km, Nearest railway: Florence S.M.Novella 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Floor in 'cotto fiorentino' and parquet. Very quiet. Tv, internet wireless, independent heating, hot-water, washing machine, bed linen and blankets, table linen, bath towels, pots and dishes, electric oven, fridge, freezer, iron, iron-board, hair-dryer.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment is located in an authentic Florentine area, called 'Oltrarno'. The name means beyond the Arno (compared to the Roman quarter of Trastevere), it is located south of the Arno River. It contains part of the historic centre of Florence and many notable sites such as the Ponte Vecchio, the church Santo Spirito of Florence, Palazzo Pitti, Forte Belvedere, and Piazzale Michelangelo. 'Oltrarno' still preserves even today a truly Florentine atmosphere made of art and artisans; squares, which are not only empty spaces but places where people meet and live together; these quarters welcome visitors with shops and unique workshops, cafes and restaurants, world-famous and less-known museums and monuments and a way of life you cannot find in other quarters of Florence. From here, with a quick and pleasant walk you are able to reach all of Florence's main attractions. In order to give you an idea of the apartments location it requires a 5 minute walk to get to the Ponte Vecchio, the Galleria degli Uffizi and Palazzo della Signoria, while 15 minutes for the Duomo.
Close the apartments there is a park garage.
You can get the best out of your holiday in the city, discovering the cultural and historic beauty of the centre and all of its interesting nearby villages.
- 35 Euros extra charge for arrivals -
a. after 20.00 hours;
b. all day Sunday and International holidays (such as 25th December...).
No arrival later than 23.00 hours
- 50 Euro for final cleaning-
At the reservation must be paid a deposit of 30% by paypal or by bank transfer.
From reservation to 45 days before check-in no penalty
From 44 days before check-in 30%
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. Tuscany is regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has been home to some many influential people in the history of arts and science, such as Petrarch, Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Niccolo Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Amerigo Vespucci, Luca Pacioli and Puccini. As a result of this, the region has several museums (such as the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace and the Chianciano Museum of Art). Tuscany has a unique culinary tradition, and is famous for its wines (most famous of which are Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino).
Six Tuscan localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the historic centre of Florence (1982), the historical centre of Siena (1995), the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987), the historical centre of San Gimignano (1990), the historical centre of Pienza (1996) and the Val d'Orcia (2004). Tuscany has over 120 protected nature reserves. This makes Tuscany and its capital Florence popular tourist destinations, attracting millions of tourists every year. Florence receives an average of 10 million tourists a year, placing the city as one of the most visited in the world (in 2007, the city became the world's 46th most visited city, with over 1.715 million arrivals).
Florence (Italian: Firenze, Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 370,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1.5 million in the metropolitan area.
Located on the banks of the River Arno, Florence is famous for its history and especially its importance in the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance, its art and architecture and, more generally, for its cultural heritage. A centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.
The historic centre of Florence attracts millions of tourists each year, and Euromonitor International ranked the city as the world's 72nd most visited in 2009, with 1,685,000 visitors. It was declared a World Heritage Site UNESCO in 1982. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace, amongst others, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics.
Florence is also an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked within the top fifty fashion capitals of the world; furthermore, it is also a major national economic centre, being a tourist and industrial hub. In 2008, the city had the 17th highest average income in Italy.
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26 May 2014
"Delightful apartment in the arts quarter"
We stayed for a week in Campuccio1 and we loved every minute of our visit. It gives great access to the Oltrano, which is alive with artists' studios, and is very vibrant - you're living amo… More
11 Jun 2013
"ideal base for Florentine staycation"
The apartment was well placed for walking to all the sights yet
in a quieter area. No traffic noise in the apartment !
It is on the second floor though so not suitable for the infirm.
Florence has to be seen from the Boboli Gardens - fantastic views !
Florence is a very busy place and the peace and tranquillity of the
gardens was such a contrast too.
thank you for the review.
We hope to host you another time.
Alessandro and Eleonora
28 Apr 2013
"Perfect - a home from home!"
We absolutely loved this apartment! It was very good value for the price, spacious, comfortable, quiet, well equipped, nicely decorated and with an authentic florentine ambience. Even though there were only the two of us, we had particularly wanted an apartment with a separate bedroom and living room - rather than a mezzanine or balcony bedroom. This apartment was perfect. Although we did eat out, we also thoroughly enjoyed shopping in the nearby supermarket (the one recommended to us) and cooking for ourselves. It was wonderfully relaxing, after a tiring day of sight-seeing to return to this lovely flat. The several flights of stairs up to the flat didn't bother us.
The booking process was very straightforward by email, and the owner (whose English is very good) was extremely helpful. The lady who let us in (we arrived mid-evening) was so friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. She also gave us lots of very useful recommendations and tips. In addition, the complimentary fresh milk in the fridge, and bowl of fresh fruit - were a lovely touch and much appreciated.
The location - just a short walk to the south of the Ponte Vecchio - made it an ideal base - we walked everywhere. And the area itself is quiet and has a quirky charm all its own - I enjoyed glimpses into the many tiny artisan workshops and studios as we strolled around.
I am so glad we opted for an apartment rather than a hotel or guesthouse. As first time visitors to Florence, staying in this particular apartment helped to make our week long trip to this beautiful city an experience of a life-time!
Dear Heather, thank you very much for your kind review.
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you again.
Alessandro e Eleonora
19 Sep 2012
"A welcome oasis in the Florentine rush"
Campucchio1 was a week's oasis in a long nomadic holiday trip. Eleanora's welcome was warm and helpful, especially her tips on places to go to and where to eat in the local area as well as Tuscany in general. The apartment was spacious and had everything we needed for the time we stayed. The Oltrarno area it was in is near the centre of things in Florence and is charming and exciting in its own right. The weather was very warm but the apartment was cool and pleasant. We enjoyed our stay.
Dear John, thank you very much for the review. We hope to welcome you again. Best wishes.
Alessandro e Eleonora
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