About this listing
This cosy room, recently renovated is in an excellent location ; you will love being away the heavily populated tourist areas with all sites reached easily on foot.
In the lively and trendy Oltrarno district a beautiful and brigth room recently renovated with a double bed and with private bathroom with shower and hair dryer. There is a little kitchen with fridge and kitchen utensils shared with the owner and washing machine. The building is very old , please note there is no elevator and the apartment is on 3° floor. The apartment faces the church of the Carmine where the famous frescos by Masaccio are found.
Shopping area and museums are 15 min walking, Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Garden only 5 min. Bus stop is 5 min walking, train station 15 min, airport 20 min with a cab.
There are many restaurants in the surroundings:
Vivanda: organic wine bar and really good and tasty food ( veg and non veg) . They made a 15% of discount at our guests at dinner ( ask me for a card) ( informal medium /cheap) few steps from home
Trattoria del Carmine: traditional and well preparad tuscan food at one corner of the square (informal medium priced)
Trattoria dell'Orto : 150 mts from home this small restaurant is one of real florentine's favorite (reservation needed, medium priced)
If you're driving: please be adviced that the very center of Florence is a limited access area! Closest parking (payment) is at piazza Tasso or Viale Ariosto (search on maps), then 5 minutes walk to the apt.
From the station you can easily walk ( 10 minutes) or take the bus n° 6 or n°11 which stops near the piazza.
Oltrano neighborhood, south of the Arno river will give you the sense of rustic , old Florence. You will discover quiet and characteristic lanes where high stone walls hides private gardens. Oltrarno is an interesting melting pot of traditional craftspeople, immigrants, retired people and yuppies. Artisan shops will welcome you: you will find furnitures, jewelry, leather items and picture frames in a century old style.
ID or passport needed, just for copy. That is requested by local laws.