Campo di Marte: fitness, green..!!

House - Entire home/apt · Viale Manfredo Fanti, Florence, Tuscany 50137, Italy

The Space

Tipical and lovely small home, in village stile, just a walk from the Stadium of football, Campo di Marte Rail station , Public swimming pool.

Inside a small court aged 1800 (on that time the area was property of Church of Fiesole hill)
Totally furinished: kitchen top, refrigerator, washing machine 1 sofa bed (for 2), wardrobe and TV console, bathroom and shower.
Garden with 2 palmas tree.

WI-FI available.

Supermarket, postal office, pharmacy, bar, tipical taverns for dinner, pizza, cinemas.

You can taste a great icecream at The Badiani's Bar, drink a cappuccino at Robiglio or eat a slice of pizza or focaccia at Pugi Bakery.

10 minutes from the centre town, well connected, by bus no. 10, 11, 6 and 17. Fiesole is a nice excursion. Motorway A1, exit Firenze Sud, 15 minutes. City Sightseeing Florence is a service for tourists played with red double-decker buses that make the tour of the city of Florence (Hop on - Hop off).From Pisa

Flights to Florence
To get to Florence by plane there are two airports: Amerigo Vespucci, which is located 5 km from the city center and airport Galileo Galilei of Pisa which is located about 70 km from Florence.

Getting to Florence by train
Florence has three main stations: Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Florence Campo di Marte, and Rifredi. Santa Maria Novella is the most important station, where trains from all major destinations. (Rome, Milan, Naples, Bologna). After Santa Maria Station and most important field of Mars, which is located across from the stadium and a few kilometers outside the center. Regional trains stop here and almost all trains coming from the south. At night is the station where stop Euronight, Intercity Express and night. Do not stop the Eurostar.

Getting to Florence by car
Florence is connected to the rest of Italy by a dense network of motorways and main roads. Coming from the north or south, the highway is defined as the A1 Milan-Naples on which there are several exits to the center of Florence and other areas of the city.

Fiesole is a very nice excursion with the Roman Amphitheater, taking the bus 7.

At my house, you can experience the center of Florence, using 10-minute bus ride to reach the shops, streets, visit museums and ancient buildings fiorentini.tutto the day, then .... the escape from the stress and relax a good plate of spaghetti or a glass of wine in the old district of Florence, Africo path by the river, now transformed into a boulevard with pines 30 years ago.

Guest Access

Accolgo di persona i miei ospiti consegnando loro le chiavi e dando loro i raguagli sulla casa.Abito vicino alla mia casa in affitto e quindi posso verificare di persona ogni rihciesta, Sono raggiungibile via cellulare 24 ore su 24.

Interaction with Guests

Accolgo di persona i miei ospiti consegnando loro le chiavi e dando loro i ragguagli sulla casa.Abito vicino alla mia casa in affitto e quindi posso verificare di persona ogni richiesta, Sono raggiungibile via cellulare 24 ore su 24.

The Neighborhood

You can experience leaving near the centre of the town surrounded by Fiesole and Monte Morello. You are relaxed and yo can walk in the green, San Domenico, Fiesole Il Salviatino and you are too far from the centre of town.

Getting around

We are about 15 minutes from the Piazza del Duomo and you have 3 bus linen to the Florence centre. Taxi are easily reachble3 ( I can call them for you). You are near Swimming Pool, Stadium, Mandela Forum for exhibition, cinemas, etc.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Pull-out Sofa
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $21 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $334 /week
Security Deposit: $142
Cleaning Fee: $28
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Cristina was a wonderful host who did everything possible to make my stay a comfortable one. Although the apartment is small she has almost every convenience available to you. I was amazed at how well stocked her kitchen was upon arrival so there is no need to shop for groceries when you are jet lagged from the trip. There was pasta and tomato sauce, coffee, cream milk and a selection of cookies and pastries. So thoughtful and much appreciated!
    The residential area was very quiet yet had shops nearby for all your needs. I would definitely recommend her apartment to those wanting to experience Italian life out of the tourist area. It is also very convenient for street parking should you have a car, just pay attention to the signs showing street cleaning days and times.
    Thanks for your hospitality Cristina!

    March 2014
  • Cristina is a friendly host who helped make my stay very comfortable. The apartment is clean, charming and has everything you need to feel at home. I was traveling alone and felt very safe in this location. Also, I was pleasantly surprised to find the kitchen stocked with food for my use upon arrival! If you need other things a small store is right around the corner (though i prefer shopping at Mercato Centrale where you can buy fresh produce and other things for an excellent price!) It's about a 30 minute walk to the historical center, but if you're feeling lazy there is excellent bus service close to the apartment. Florence is a magical place and is by far my favorite European city. Grazie Cristina!

    October 2013
  • Cristina was a very friendly host and flexible to work with. Her apartment is beautiful and has multiple amenities you won't find at most hotels. We had a bit of confusion over pricing but this was due to a glitch in Airbnb and Cristina was very gracious in sorting out the confusion. We loved our stay and the back patio is am especially lovely place to pass an evening.

    October 2013
  • Cristina and her apartment are lovely, just like the photos. Cristina was very helpful and accommodating. The apartment has everything one would need (just like being at home). If you're travelling light, then public transit is the way to get to the apartment. If not, it was a 15€ cab ride from Santa Maria Novella train station. There's a grocery store and a coffee shop nearby. I was travelling alone and didn't feel worried in the least. The bus stop to get to and from downtown Florence (piazza San Marco) isn't too far either and runs often. If you're an avid bicyclist, biking to and from the city core is very easy as well. There are lots of bike paths if the Italian drivers make you nervous:) (website hidden) were a lovely bunch of guys, if you're looking to go taste some Chianti and a Florentine lunch in the countryside either by bike or Vespa (inexpensive compared to most). Florence is a wonderful city with lots to see, do, and eat, that there's no chance of boredom. Cheers!

    October 2013
  • I liked this place very much! Apartment is clean and cosy in a quiet area about 30 min. by feet from the centre. I was surprised to find there all the stuff necessary for living, including some food and cookies) Also I was pleased with the abundance of lovely interior items like vases, candles and flowers.
    Cristina is very nice and kindly hostess, thank you!

    October 2013
  • I had a three night stay at Cristina's apartment. She recieved me very warmly and we had an interesting conversation about lifestyles. She offers her guests a large variety of snacks, coffee, tea etc. and had even bought me some gluten free biscuits!

    I think her studio is a good choice over a hostel/hotel in the centre. I liked the local feeling (e.g. chatting with a very friendly neighbor lady!) and the neighborhood in general. The studio is modernly furnished with a fast WIFI and the facilities to do basic cooking. There is very little natural light coming in, though, but since you can spend time on the terrace and the yard and mostly stay in the center anyway it did not matter.

    September 2013
  • Well cant add much more than the pictures and the description of the place says, its all true! Cristina was really wonderful and helpful, in communication before we met, and in personal.
    Being the newbie on Airbnb I had some concerns and questions, which were answered by Cristina with great patience and concern. I took a train a train from Rome to Florence, that was late for an hour, and she even called me on the phone, on her account, to check if everything was alright. When I finally arrived at the address I have discovered that she was waiting for me for an hour in the middle of the street, just for sure! Its so nice to arrive at an unfamiliar place with a friendly concern and smile!
    The place is just as described, and even more. Couldn't ignore the effort Cristina took in small details: romantic candles all over the place, Florence guides and books and printouts, kitchen full of utilities and food (just in case, for a good morning breakfast, as she said to me), soaps, torchlight, tv and cd player with cd's, you name it shes got it. She really made an effort to make her place as cozy and hospitable as can be. And she is a really easy going and friendly person, prepared to get out of the box to accommodate your needs.
    The location is also perfect, near the center of the town, in a beautiful quiet residential area. And I really needed it, because Florence is really packed full with tourists. So going back to her friendly house, and hearing the locals chattering and preparing their evening meal, was a perfect bacdrop to relax and rewind.
    From the house the famous Arno river can be reached by a pleasant 20min walk via Viale Edmondo de Amicis, and from there its a beautiful walk down the river straight to Piazza della Signoria, and Uffizi gallery, another pleasant 20min walk. There are also a couple of buses conecting it to the center of the town, but I prefered to take the train from Campo Marte train station that is just around the corner and from there for 1.5euro take a train to Santa Maria Novella train station that is just in the center of the major tourist attractions.
    And a tip: don't forget to book in advance the tickets to Uffizi over the Internet, otherways you don't stand a chance of getting in. The same goes for Galleria dell Accademia.
    In short highly recommended, especially if traveling solo for a real Florence experience, or as a romantic getaway (her place has a garden and also a terrace, wonderful for a long talks over the bottle of vine). Thanks Cristina... Arrivederci

    September 2013
  • Cristina was a wonderful hostess - she prepared everything for my arrival and supported whenever necessary!

    July 2013
  • Gentilissima e ben organizzato.
    in posizione tranquilla.

    April 2014
  • Critsina est très gentille et aimable.
    L'appartement se trouve dans une impasse, et l'environnement est très calme, loin de l'agitation touristique de Florence.
    Il est bien placé: à coté du stade, au nord est. Il faut compter 20-25 minutes à pieds pour arriver dans le centre, mais le chemin est agréable donc cela n'est pas dérangeant.
    L'appartement était très propre et bien aménagé. Tout a été parfait pour nous.
    Je recommande vivement cet appartement!

    November 2013
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Hy, my name is Cristina. I speak English, French and Spanish because I studied for working in tourism. That's why I like people, not only tourists, giving them hospitality to let them enjoy a quite and interesting stay in my beautiful city, Florence. My small but lovely home could be a pit stop or a long stay, it doesent matter. I am here to give you hospitality like as I used to receive when I was travelling around Europe and USA and South America. LET YOU KNOW FEELING LIKE HOME IN THE HEART OF HISTORY: FLORENCE. FOR WORK OR FOR PLEASURE, YOU COULD LIVE NEAR THE CENTRE, BUT OUT OF STRESS.
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