Florence Journals

A wonderful solo travel experience in Florence

A November 2004 trip to Florence by susan 54

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Quote: I went on my first European trip (to Florence) solo last November. I was originally supposed to go with someone, but they backed out at the last minute. I decided that I could do it and went for it.

Apartment in Oltrarno

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Hotel | "Florence Flat"

Apartment in Oltrarno Photo, Florence, Italy
Before leaving, I spent a lot of time on the Internet and plotted my trip reserving lodging and tickets (through my host Andrea) ahead of time so I didn't feel stressed upon arriving. Florence Flat is one of the best places I have ever stayed. The apartment is located in the San Niccolò area (on the left bank of the Arno) and within walking distance of the Old Bridge, Uffizi, Pitti, and the wonderful terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo. It offers its guests secure and welcoming surroundings after a long, tiring day of sights, and even if it doesn’t offer any type of view, the standard is huge. This one-room apartment is very well organized and furnished to offer a very relaxing environment. F...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 19, 2005

Apartment in Oltrarno
18 Via Guicciardini
Florence, Italy

Trattoria dei Quattro Leoni

Restaurant | "Trattoria 4 Leoni"

Trattoria dei Quattro Leoni Photo, Florence, Italy
A friend I met in Florence invited me to this restaurant, and I got the tastiest steak of my stay in Florence, with some house wine.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 19, 2005

Trattoria dei Quattro Leoni
Via dei Vellutini, 1r
Florence, Italy 50123
+39 055218562