Studio in Central Florence
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
Ref. 17367 - Situated half-way between the two principal monuments at the true birthplace of the Renaissance, the Duomo and the Palazzo Vecchio, this pleasant Florentine-style apartment is ideally located for visitors to go out and explore the city.
The area is home to numerous typical shops, restaurants, supermarkets and pharmacies to satisfy all your needs even whilst away on holiday.
The 25m2 apartment is located on the first floor (without a lift) and is perfect for two people. The decoration includes all the typical Florentine style features which recreate the unique ambience that can only be felt in this wonderful city.
On entering the apartment the open ceiling beams, ceramic flooring and arte povera furniture will seduce all guests, and is a perfect setting for a couple.
The main area is home to a spacious and comfortable double sofa-bed and a practical kitchen corner area with a fridge, electric rings, microwave and coffee maker.
For those people not wanting to go out at night there is a LCD television and DVD player to stay at home with a good film.
The elegant bathroom has a shower cabin, modern sink, WC and washing machine available.
Visitors can reach the apartment by bus from Canto alla Quarconia on line C2.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|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 6.08 km, Nearest railway: Santa Maria Novella Train Station 890 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Check-in between 15:00 and 20:00.
Late check-in between 20:00 and 01:00 available for an additional charge of €30.
Check-out between 08:00 and 10:00
In Short: Heart of the Renaissance, many leisure activities, picturesque and historical area.
Highlights: Basilica Di Santa Croce, Piazza Del Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza Della Signoria.
Getting around: buses 7 and 10 to Campo Di Marte, night bus 11-68, electric buses C1 and C2.
Why stay: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, touristy, with the best of the city on your doorstep.
Description: The centre of Florence was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. It is located among a number of avenues within its former Medieval walls and is home to some of the most important cultural features of the city. The history of the city in this area dates back to the year 59 B.C with the construction of a village (Florentia) for the settlement of the soldiers of the Roman army. From this moment onwards it began to flourish. A number of different dominations have passed through its streets and are reflected in a great wealth of interesting architecture: Byzantine, Ostrogoths and Lombards for example. This was the birthplace of the Renaissance, and is known as one of the universal cradles of art and architecture where names such as Dante Alighieri, Brunelleschi (most important Renaissance architect) Boccaccio and Leonardo Da Vinci first appeared. Today the centre of Florence offers a whole range of cultural, tourist and leisure activities. It is considered a paradise for shopping and entertainment with top fashion boutiques, historical cafeterias and busy open air markets as well as numerous options for night life including clubs, discos, American bars and a variety of meeting places for an aperitif. The Piazza del Duomo is located at the heart of the city with the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the Campanario de Giotto, and the Battistero de San Giovanni. A walk down to the river Arno leads to the Palacio Medici Riccardi, the Basilica de San Lorenzo de Brunelleschi and the Galleria dellAccademia that houses a number of famous works of art including the famous pieces of David de Michelangelo. Another worthwhile visit is the Piazza de la Santissima Annunziata with its Ospedale degli Innocenti, the very first orphanage in Europe and one of the very first Renaissance structures. Two very famous buildings, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Galleria degli Uffizi, are also just a short distance away, and an absolutely stunning must-see for any art or architecture lovers.
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