A nice small apartment, located into the historical centre between the PonteVecchio bridge and the Uffizi gallery, in an old and quiet palace. Just few steps to Restaurants, Bars, Shops, Monuments, Museums and all you want to see in Florence.
The apartment is near (100 mtr) the famous bridge PONTEVECCHIO, in an old palace, in a quiet zone, with a view of the SIGNORIA palace, the S.STEFANO church and the roofs of the CASA DELL'ORAFO, at the 5th floor (with elevator). The flat is historically furnished and with wooden floor. Living-room with fireplace, little kitchen separate from the other rooms, it's the best choice for a couple of people who want to have a holiday apart from crowd and noise.
You can see the whole city by foot, just going out the flat. The nearest cultural sites are: PONTEVECCHIO bridge, with the famous jewellery shops. VIA POR S.MARIA, with boutiques and bars. PALAZZO DELLA SIGNORIA , near the LOGGIA DEL PORCELLINO market. PIAZZA DUOMO and BATTISTERO. Uffizi GALLERY. SANTA CROCE church and quarter.PALAZZO PITTI and OLTRARNO quarter, full of boutiques, traditional shops and restaurants.
Tuscany, the cradle of modern European culture, contains treasures of every age and style, from the Etruscan theatre and Roman baths at Fiesole, to the majestic Gothic buildings in the medieval town of Siena, to the exceptional art and architecture of Florence. The cities of Tuscany have produced writers, scientists, architects, musicians and artists, whose works have literally changed the world. The immense dome of Florence's Duomo, designed by Brunelleschi, inspired Michelangelo's design for the dome of St.Peters in Rome, and influenced architecture in towns throughout Italy. Modern science and technology have their roots in the experiments of Galileo and other researchers. Puccini was born in Lucca. Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio broke with traditional latin and wrote in the Italian language, establishing the Tuscan dialect as Italy's literary language, and things Tuscan as the measure of culture and refinement.
This was my first time at taking a whole apartment with airbnb and I was not disappointed. Alessios apartment was just as it was in the advert.
Perfect location ideal size for one person or a loveing couple. Very quiet yet right in the middle of the action. Very warm with extra duvets and cosy blankets if needed.
Also very very clean Alessio has an agent that greets you and is very helpfull and knowledgeable about the local area.
I would recommend this apartment to anyone wanting a great deal.