Florence

 

Florence is a mid-sized city and the capital of Tuscany, Italy.

The city was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built on the site of an Etruscan settlement, Florence, the leading symbol of the Renaissance, rose to economic and cultural pre-eminence under the Medici in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Politically, economically, and culturally Florence was the most important city in Europe for over 250 years; from the late 1200s until the early 1500s.

Today it is recognized as one of the world’s great cultural, artistic and architectural legacies.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
 

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Vittoria Apt

Set 1.4 km from Santa Maria Novella in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 1.5 km from Fortezza da Basso. The kitchen features a microwave. Towels and bed linen are provided in this self-catering accommodation. Average score from 20 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$85

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The Fourteenth

The Fourteenth is located in Florence, 300 metres from Pitti Palace. Ponte Vecchio is 700 metres from the property. The accommodation is air conditioned and features a seating area. Some units include a dining area and/or balcony. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 6.8/10.

$112

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Michelangelo apartment

Situated 300 metres from Sant'Ambrogio Market in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 600 metres from Piazza della Signoria. There is a seating area, a dining area and a kitchen equipped with a dishwasher. Average score from 166 guest reviews: 8.1/10.

$107

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San Lorenzo Palace

San Lorenzo Palace is an apartment set in Florence, 300 metres from Santa Maria Novella. The apartment is 500 metres from Strozzi Palace. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is available. Average score from 16 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$130

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Brunelleschi Suite

Situated in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. Brunelleschi Suite boasts views of the city and is 500 metres from Piazza della Signoria. There is a seating area and a kitchen equipped with a fridge. Average score from 71 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$192

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Dante's Peak

Dante's Peak

Set 100 metres from Strozzi Palace in Florence, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 300 metres from Santa Maria Novella. The unit is fitted with a kitchen. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 9.5/10.

$99

$999.5
Maggio Penthouse

Maggio Penthouse

Located 100 metres from Pitti Palace and 500 metres from Ponte Vecchio, Maggio Penthouse offers accommodation in Florence. The air-conditioned unit is 600 metres from Strozzi Palace. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 9.2/10.

$107

$1079.2
Cool Metropolitan Lifestyle Loft

Cool Metropolitan Lifestyle Loft

Situated 600 metres from Sant'Ambrogio Market in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi and free bikes. The apartment is 1.4 km from Piazza della Signoria. An oven and a toaster can be found in the kitchenette and there is a private bathroom. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 9.1/10.

$84

$849.1
Bohémienne Penthouse

Bohémienne Penthouse

Situated in Florence, Bohémienne Penthouse offers air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi. The property boasts views of the city and is 200 metres from Piazza Santa Croce. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 9.1/10.

$85

$859.1
Apartment Glicine, Santo Spirito

Apartment Glicine, Santo Spirito

Located in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 300 metres from Pitti Palace. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen. A TV is available. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$96

$969.0
Appartamento San Frediano

Appartamento San Frediano

Appartamento San Frediano offers accommodation in Florence. The air-conditioned unit is 800 metres from Santa Maria Novella. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is offered. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 9.0/10.

$96

 
$969.0
Le Stanze della Contessa

Le Stanze della Contessa

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Le Stanze della Contessa is situated in Florence, 200 metres from Pitti Palace. Ponte Vecchio is 300 metres away. The accommodation has a dining area and seating area with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 92 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$94

 
$948.6
Santa Maria Novella modern apartment

Santa Maria Novella modern apartment

Located in the Santa Maria Novella district in Florence, this air-conditioned apartment is 200 metres from Santa Maria Novella. The unit is 500 metres from Strozzi Palace. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$101

 
$1018.5
Vittoria Apt

Vittoria Apt

Set 1.4 km from Santa Maria Novella in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 1.5 km from Fortezza da Basso. The kitchen features a microwave. Towels and bed linen are provided in this self-catering accommodation. Average score from 20 guest reviews: 8.4/10.

$85

$858.4
Quiet Apartment

Quiet Apartment

Quiet Apartment offers accommodation in Florence, 1.6 km from Fortezza da Basso and 2 km from Santa Maria Novella. The unit is 2.3 km from Strozzi Palace. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$101

$1018.2
Borgo Albizi Apartment

Borgo Albizi Apartment

Located 500 metres from Piazza della Signoria in Florence, this apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 500 metres from Palazzo Vecchio. The unit equipped with a kitchen with a dishwasher and oven. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$97

$978.0
Magnifico Messere

Magnifico Messere

Situated 400 metres from Pitti Palace in Florence, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 600 metres from Strozzi Palace. Private parking is available on site. The unit is fitted with a kitchen. A TV is provided. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 7.7/10.

$85

$857.7
Appartamento Facta Non Verba

Appartamento Facta Non Verba

Set in Florence, this air-conditioned apartment features a balcony with garden views. The apartment is 1.2 km from Fortezza da Basso. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Average score from 29 guest reviews: 7.6/10.

$85

$857.6
Spirito Suite

Spirito Suite

Located in Florence, Spirito Suite offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi. The air-conditioned unit is 200 metres from Pitti Palace. The kitchen has a dishwasher and there is a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 7.0/10.

$85

$857.0
La casa di Piero

La casa di Piero

Situated in Florence, 2.7 km from Pitti Palace, La casa di Piero features free WiFi access and free private parking. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$96

$96-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Visual Arts
Florence’s most recent 600 years of artistic activity can be seen in two ways:

1. In the overall layout and architecture of the old city. This includes the 13th-century cathedral (Santa Maria del Fiore), the Church of Santa Croce, the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace, the work of great masters such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Botticelli and Michelangelo.

2. World-class art galleries. The Uffizi and the Pitti Palace are two of the most famous picture galleries in the world. But the heart and soul of Florence are in the two superb collections of sculpture, the Bargello and the Museum of the Works of the Duomo. They are filled with the brilliant, revolutionary creations of Donatello, Verrochio, Desiderio da Settignano, Michelangelo, and so many other masterpieces that create a body of work unique in the world.
Historic Landmarks
Built on the site of an Etruscan settlement, Florence as a symbol of the Renaissance rose to economic and cultural pre-eminence under the Medici in the 15th and 16th centuries. Starting in the 15th century, Florence exerted a powerful influence on the development of architecture and the monumental arts, first in Italy, and then throughout Europe. Its beautiful and well-maintained historic center to its power as a merchant-city of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Between the 14th and 17th centuries it was filled up with prestigious buildings, illustrating the wealth and munificence of its bankers and princes.
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