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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ref. 15237 - This beautiful 60m2 apartment can comfortably sleep up to four people and is situated on the first floor (without a lift) of an elegant building in the historical heart of Florence. The flat is located in the centre of the city, just a short three-minute walk from the wonderful Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. The main train station is just 5 minutes stroll from the accommodation and in 15 minutes visitors can get to the main tourist sites around the city such as the Duomo, Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria, Galeria degli Uffizi, the San Lorenzo market, the famous Ponte Vecchio, Palacio Pitt, Galería de la Academia, the Central Market and many more.
The area surrounding the flat is home to many shops that provide everything guests might need to buy. There is also a selection of boutiques selling some of the most prestigious Italian clothing brands as well as a number of local crafts shops. There are numerous restaurants, bars, pubs and supermarkets all also located in the area.
The flat includes a spacious hall-lounge with a comfortable double sofa bed, table with chairs and LCD television. In the same room there is also a fully-equipped modern kitchen with all mod-cons.
The large bedroom has two single beds that can be joined into a double bed, and a wardrobe. The bathroom has a shower.
There is also WIFI-ADSL internet connection available and an Ipod-Iphone station.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Peretola Florence Airport 5.25 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 240 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Cots (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Tuscany region
In Short: on the banks of the River Arno, central and very lively.
Highlights: Piazza Di Santa Maria Novella, Fortezza Da Basso, Parco Delle Cascine, Cappelle Dei Medici.
Getting around: electric bus line C2 to Santa Maria Novella station and the centre, shuttle Volainbus from Autostation SITA to the airport.
Why stay: active night life, many places of interest, good tranport links with the airport and city centre.
Description: The area of Santa Maria Novella is located in the north-east of the historical city of Florence and after the centre is one of the most important parts of the city as the home of the major train station that receives the majority of Italian and foreign rail traffic in and out of the city. Its central location allows travelers to visit the main monuments close at hand without having to take buses or taxis on arrival. The Santa Maria Novella square is at the very heart of the district, surrounded by historical buildings, gardens, obelisks and fountains. From the Middle Ages onwards it was often used to host parties and public events. The square is home to the beautiful Basilica de Santa Maria Novella that was built in the XIV century and is one of the most important expressions of Florentine Renaissance. In the interior visitors can appreciate some of the most noteworthy works of art of the first Renaissance period such as the magnificent Trinidad del Masaccio. The area is also home to the Teatro Comunale, the Congress Palace and the Fortaleza da Basso; the largest fortress existing within the city walls, and currently used to host handicraft fairs or the Pitti immagine fashion exhibition that attracts professionals from all over Europe. It is a particularly lively part of Florence and the meeting place for many young people in summer with a number of bars and discos. A little further away from the station is the area of San Lorenzo that stretches around its Basilica that was consecrated in the year 393. San Lorenzo is also an interesting cultural and leisure destination, including the famous chapels Capillas dei Medici and the Biblioteca Laurenziana with its beautiful cloister, as well as a busy market held in the same area. For those looking to get away from the bustle and after a little relaxation a visit to the Parco delle Cascine is highly recommended, one of the largest public parks in Florence. There is also the possibility to have a quick dip under the stars, perfectly possible at the Pavoniere swimming pool located in the park, where it is also possible to enjoy a drink and aperitif.
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