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  Encyclopedia: Florence, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Florence (Italian, Firenze) is a city in the center of Tuscany, in central Italy, on the Arno River, with a population of around 400,000, plus a suburban population in excess of 200,000.
Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany and briefly (1865-1871) the capital of the kingdom of Italy.
The crowning architectural jewel of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore, known as "The Duomo".
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Florence (Italian, Firenze) is a city in the center of Tuscany, in north-west Italy, on the Arno river, with a population of around 400,000, plus a suburban population in excess of 200,000.
Florence's recorded history began with the establishment in B.C. 59 of a settlement ("Florentia") for Roman ex-soldiers.
Florence replaced Turin as Italy's capital in 1865, hosting the country's first parliament, but was superseded by Rome six years later following the latter's addition to the kingdom.
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 AllRefer.com - Florence, city, Italy, Italy (Italian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
403,294), capital of Tuscany and of Firenze prov., central Italy, on the Arno River, at the foot of the Apennines.
Florence, the jewel of the Italian Renaissance, is one of the world's great historic cities.
The Univ. of Florence is an international cultural center, and the National Library is in the city.
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 Florence Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
The cultural and historical impact of Florence (or Firenze) is overwhelming.
Close up, however, the city is one of Italy's most atmospheric and pleasant, retaining a strong resemblance to the small late-medieval centre that contributed so much to the cultural and political development of Europe.
Even long after it had set on the political and economic horizon, Florence upheld its elegant appearance: its skyline, all russet rooftops and lofty domes, is indeed picturesque.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/europe/florence   (291 words)

 Tuscany Villa - tuscany villas, farmhouse, apartments, hotels, castels
Florence Hotels, Florence Apartments, Florence Farmhouse, Florence Castels, Florence Villas, Siena and San Gimignano, Chianti Classico, Chianti Valdarno, Chianti Val d'Elsa, Volterra, Val d'Orcia, Montalcino, Casentino Arezzo, Maremma, Grosseto and Monte Argentario, Cortona Arezzo, Lucca, Versilia, Mugello, Pisa.
The Castello di Pergolato is a beautiful example of a Tuscan Medieval castle, set on a panoramic hill in the Chianti region, 14 km (9 miles) from Florence overlooking the valley of the river Pesa.
Built on the foundations of a Roman settlement in the 10th century by the Buondelmonti family, who ruled the surrounding area as the Imperial Visidomani, the feudal castle was internally converted to become villa between 1450 and 1500.
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 Students and tourists Rooms to rent, accommodations, housing in Florence
The Pension is located in the heart of the historical and artistic center of Florence (2 minutes from the San Marco Square and 5 minutes from the impressive city Cathedral, the Duomo).
Unique amongst the hostels in Florence, Youth Hostel Firenze 2000 is only a few minutes on foot from all the amenities of Renaissance Florence and can easily be reached from the train station, Santa Maria Novella (10 minutes on foot).
These apartments are situated in the heart of central Florence among some of the most famous buildings of the world renowned market of San Lorenzo.
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 florence vacations rent apartments holidays reservations Firenze apartments for rent hotels booking online ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The apartment, recently renewed, is situated in the historical center of Florence, only 50 Mts.
The apartment, recently renewed, is situated in the historical center of Florence, only 100 Mts.
The apartment, recently renewed, is situated in the historical center of Florence, it faces on Via de’ Bardi, it’s 30 Mts.
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 Florence hotels. Reservation of hotels in Florence, Italy
Welcome to nyceFlorence.com, the Florence Hotels Reservation system which offers you a wide selection of Hotels in Florence by price, rating and location, from cheap to luxury class, all centrally located.
Our Florence Hotels, from 2 up to 5 stars, more than 50, have been supervisored by our staff to guarantee the best accommodation in Florence.
The 3 stars Hotel Calzaiuoli of Florence is located in the very heart of Florence, on the Calzaiuoli street which connects Palazzo Vecchio to Florence Dome.
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 Florence Hotels Italy: Hotels Florence Accommodation
In Florence Hotels is proud to propose this hotel: symbol of style and elegance in the florentine hospitality, takes its name from the swiss family whose tradition in managing luxury hotels in Florence and in Italy goes back till the past century, giving their guests the well-known Swiss hospitality.
Situated in the historical centre of Florence, in a strategic position beeing at walking distance from the railway station S. Maria Novella, the Congress Centre and Fortezza da Basso (Pitti fashion fairs), and few steps from the main monuments and museums.
Located in the historical centre, 3 stars Florence hotels class, it's designed to offer a sophisticated alternative for who is looking for a cosmopolitan atmosphere, a charming place where contemporary and refined interior design, created by the owners, fuses comfort and modern technology with harmony...
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 Florence hotels - Florence hotel - Florence Italy—hotels in Florence Italy
The BandB is located in the historical center of Florence, in Dante Alighieri Street number 14, between the Duomo and Signoria Square...
In the historical center of Florence, the Accademia Hotel is located opposite the Medicean Chapels, 5 minutes walk from S. Novella rail station, the Congress Center and all museums and monuments.
Set in an antique 18th century palace, Hotel Goldoni is located in Florence historical center, just a stone's throw from the Arno River, the famous museums of Florence, like the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo.
www.hotels-of-florence.com   (327 words)

 Italy Travel Guide, Hotels in Italy, Art City Guides, Italy Tours
In Italy Today is a travel across the most important art cities in Italy: Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples, to discover the treasures of this wonderful country, first in the world for the historic artistic heritage, magic for its architecture and preserved monuments, the archeology and art museums...
The project started in 1999 with the city of Venice where we live, and now is open to Florence, Rome and Naples as well as to many important italian cities...
Florence - Arezzo - Lucca - Pisa - Pistoia - Siena
www.initalytoday.com   (745 words)

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On behalf of the hotel members of Firenze Albergo (Florence Hotel), it is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Florence hoping you will have an enjoyable stay in our city.
Whether you are in Florence on a holiday, conference or business trip, our hotels know how to provide the best hospitality and necessary services to ensure your stay is pleasant and memorable.
Firenze Albergo is the official association of hotels in Florence which belong to the Assindustria and through this website, FirenzeAlbergo.it, you make your reservation online directly with the hotel you select without the intervention of a third party and thus without any additional cost to you.
www.firenzealbergo.it   (265 words)

 Florence Italy: Hotels Accommodation Apartments Tours Restaurants of Florence Tuscany
FLORENCE ITALY CITY GUIDE offers suggestions both for alternative accommodation as apartments, bed and breakfasts, and traditional charming hotels.
IN FLORENCE TODAY to discover the art treasures through a photo tour of the monuments, churches, museums and exhibitions in Florence.
If you are spending your holidays in Florence Italy Tuscany please take some moments to find out which exhibitions are in progress, tickets' prices and opening hours.
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 bed and breakfast in florence cheap accommodation
Recently restored, the Florence Old Bridge is on the second floor (with lift) in one of the most central street of the town.
Double rooms, one single and one suite are at our guest's disposal, all of them furnished in old style with unique taste which personalize each room.
It is possible to have breakfast served at the table in the Tea room at the Antica pasticceria Maioli, in front of our inn, at a special price of Euro 6 per person.
www.florenceoldbridge.com   (294 words)

 Bed and Breakfast in Florence,Italy:B&B Accommodation in Florence Center
The bed and breakfast in Florence is located in the center of the city, a few steps away from the Cathedral which offers convenience as well as a comfortable and elegant accommodation in central Florence.
The Florence bed & breakfast has several elegant rooms for rent, all furnished elegantly, using beautiful, comfortable furnishings to provide a relaxing stay in a classic setting.
Bed and Breakfast Novecento is the answer to your need for a short term accommodation in Florence on your next vacation to Tuscany.
www.bbnovecentofirenze.it   (281 words)

 Hickory Daily Record | Florence, Italy
The abundance of Pinocchio puppets for sale is because Carlo Lorenzini, alias Collodi, the author of The Adventures of Pinocchio, was born in Florence.
Florence's many museums contain famous works of art, and representations of well-known pieces show up on just about everything.
After you rub the boar's snout to return to Florence, it might be smart to drop another coin in the grate and wish for a bigger shopping budget next time.
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 About Florence: your tourist guide to Florence, Italy
here you can find all general information about the "city of florence", as the history of the city, the art and the culture of Florence as well as his famous peoples.
Discover the city of Florence having a look at the monuments and museums, walking through our suggested itineraries and having a break in its beautiful parks and gardens, or, if you prefer, choose among our collections of Florence Virtual Tours.
Before leaving discover how to move to/from/inside Florence, find an hotels or an accomodation, take note of the places where to get information about the city once in Florence, look at the useful maps and at the always updated weather situation of Florence.
www.aboutflorence.com   (597 words)

 Hotel San Giorgio and Olimpic Florence Italy - Near Train Station Firenze
The San Giorgio Hotel in Florence is one of the finest 3 star hotels in Florence.
A family run hotel the hotel is kept in very good condition and rennovated periodically in order to maintain the high standards it has always set.
Florence's main railway station of Santa Maria Novella is only 100 metres away making the hotel instantly accessible for those arriving by train.
www.hotelsangiorgioflorence.com   (269 words)

 Assistant Secretary of the Navy Richard Greco to Address World War II Commemoration in Florence, Italy on May 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Florence cemetery — located in a former vineyard, 7.5 miles south of Florence, along the Via Cassia highway — is the final resting place of 4,402 American military members.
The Florence ceremony follows a similar event at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy on May 2 and leads up to the 60th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe on Sunday May 8.
These ceremonies were initiated by the American Legion, Department of New York, Pelham Post 50 to remember members of its Post who served in Italy, their colleagues, and the nine Pelham residents who were among the 19,475 Americans lost in the nearly two-year fight to liberate Italy.
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 Villas in Tuscany & Florence,Italy:Accommodation,Vacation Rentals,Apartments For Rent
Florence Villas features beautiful, traditional Italian properties such as villas in Tuscany, castles and farmhouses in Chianti, and apartments in the historical center of Florence as vacation rentals and for special events.
Our Florence accommodation will meet your short-term vacation rental needs or long-term work or study plans in the home of the Renaissance while our selection of villas in Tuscany should meet the needs of groups large and small.
Imagine the landscapes you have seen in thousands of Renaissance paintings and Tuscany photographs: in the distance, the view of medieval hill towns, rows of cypress trees, rolling woodlands, vineyards and olive groves.
www.florencevillas.com   (587 words)

 charming hotel florence italy accommodation
and Affittacamere LA SCALETTA have magnificent panoramic terraces overlooking Florence, a comfortable and friendly environment in a Fifteenth-century "palazzo" in the historic centre.
You have the chance to discover the beauty & art of Florence with it's wonderful monuments,then to be wined & dined with excellent food & wine of which they are renowned world wide.
Ideal place from which you can reach anything without needing a car.For those who are looking for comfortable rooms in the heart of the most popular renaissance city in Italy.
www.hotellascaletta.it   (428 words)

 Rome hotels,Italy. Useful informations,hotels in Rome,apartments
All our comfortable hotels are located in the historical center of Florence, and well connected to the sights.
Stay in Rome hotels or Florence hotels with RomaClick.com a selection of hotels in Rome and Florence, or visit our Rome apartments.
RomaClick.com is in Rome, Italy, and is directly involved in verifying and guaranteeing for the quality of the hotels and all other accommodations offered, from the most economical to the more costly.
www.romaclick.com   (687 words)

 Florence Hotel , a Florence Guide by Hotels in Florence
This site is intented as a Florence guide for all who love this truly wonderful Italian city and are thinking about visiting Florence.
Florence is not only known for its works of art, monuments and museums:
Florence cuisine is well known among Italians themselves as a flavour rich, traditional food experience.
www.florencehotel.com   (166 words)

 Florence, Italy on Firenze.net - hotels , restaurants, B&B, farm houses: where to go and what to do in Florence
Terra cotta, the dark prisons and the house of a famous poet between the towers of this medieval...
BandB Locanda Montaguglione, once a 15-th century villa, is located in the midst of the green hills surrounding Florence.
Splendid location in the historical center of Florence on the bank of the Arno river, Hotel Balestri is a 3 star hotel a few steps away from Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery.
english.firenze.net   (183 words)

 Hotels in Florence, Hotel Italy Discounted
The Hotel Rex is located only a few minutes walk from all of Florence's major attractions such as the Ponte Vecchio, Uffizzi Gallery, Michelangelo's David and the Duomo.
Located in the heart of Florence in front of Santa Maria Novella and close to the train station and air terminal.
It is a modern building, but furnished in a classical style, offering 103 rooms most of which come with bathrooms, air-conditioning and other facilities.
www.florence-italy-hotels.net   (322 words)

 Florence Photo Gallery, images of Florence and tourist information, webshots
Breathtaking images of Florence taken from the historical city roofs and towers, cool pictures of the florentine life, artistic zooms on Renaissance statues and monuments, romantic pictures of 'Florence by night', impressive photos of the magic city walls, towers and gates, intriguing snaps of its nightlife, its inhabitants and its hidden corners...
The studentsVille staff created the best - and most complete - Florence accommodation section of the web, where, whichever is your budget, you'll find the right place for you, from the top quality five stars hotel to the cheapest hostel in the city center.
We are sure that you could find in our pages the right apartments, hotels, hostels, bed and breakfast, campings or holiday homes for your wonderful stay in our magic city...
www.florencephotos.com   (413 words)

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