Perched on the Fiesole hillside just outside Florence, Il Salviatino is a stunning 15th century villa which has been lovingly restored and converted...... more
Perched on the Fiesole hillside just outside Florence, Il Salviatino is a stunning 15th century villa which has been lovingly restored and converted into a luxurious five-star hotel. Offering breathtaking views over some of the most important sites of Renaissance Italy. this luxurious viewpoint seanlessly blends modern amenities and contemporary design flourishes, to showcase all the opulence and grandeur of the renaissance nobility with original stone and marble interiors, dark wood panelling and walls adorned with oil paintings.You'll be able to spend your time relaxing by the attractive, two tiered swimming pool, enjoying a rejuvenating treatment in the spa or exploring the hotel's parkland. For those of you who can tear themselves away from this luxurious bolthole, the ancient settlement of Fiesole and the renaissance city of Florence is just stone's throw away (and there's even a regular free shuttle service from the hotel). Round off each day with some delicious, seasonal Tuscan cuisine on the terrace accompanied with unrivalled views of Florence world famous Duomo.For more information about our offer inclusions, please see below.
Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but...... more
Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but theres more to this place than the Statue of David, the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio (though these are impressive too!) Look a little closer and youll see the streets are alive with a youthful energy and with it's relatively small size, Florence is an easy city to explore. Its a city for strollers, lazy walks and stumbling upon hidden holiday treasure.Modern and contemporary in design, the Hotel Ambasciatori is ideally located opposite the train station (so no struggling with bags down busy streets!) Just a few minutes walk from the Duomo, this elegant hotel is right in the middle of the historic centre and is the perfect base for shopping, as well as exploring all the stunning cultural sights this city has to offer.For more information on what's included in this offer, please see the details below.
In an enviable location on Via Tornabuoni, the Hotel de la Ville is within easy reach of Florence's most coveted attractions and has a plethora of...... more
In an enviable location on Via Tornabuoni, the Hotel de la Ville is within easy reach of Florence's most coveted attractions and has a plethora of luxury boutiques nearby. This four-star city retreat is opulently designed with an interior of Italian marble and traditional Florentine style furniture. Via Tornabuoni and its environs are densely populated with tratorias, delicatessens and bars, but should you wish to dine in, the American Bar in the lobby serves light lunches and dinners as well as a selection of fine wines and spirits. American and continental breakfasts are served every morning at the Hotel de la Ville.
A5 Personalised card, can be personalised with any text you like! As you tell us what you would like it to say, any card can be used for any occasion! How to...... more
A5 Personalised card, can be personalised with any text you like! As you tell us what you would like it to say, any card can be used for any occasion! How to personalise: On the final payment review page during check out, there is an option (under the product title and photo) to 'Add gift options' to your order. Please click this button and a box will appear with some text saying 'enjoy your gift from ...etc' Please delete this pre populated text and instead enter your own personalisation instructions into box. Please then click 'save gift options'. If you miss the box, you can use the 'contact seller' button from your orders page or any of our product pages to send us a message with your personalisation instructions. If you do not leave us a message the card will be sent with a standard greeting on the front and blank inside. Please check your spelling carefully as we copy it as you request it. Please do not use caps lock to send your instructions as most fonts don't look great when printed using all uppercase letters. Please only use capital letters where appropriate. We will space all text correctly prior to print. All cards come with an envelope and are sent 1st class in protective packaging.
Walk the Renaissance Walk---A Kid's Guide to Florence, Italy - 1935118706
Walk The Renaissance Walk---A Kid's Guide To Florence, ItalyFlorence, Italy was the home of Dante, who was born in 1267 and...... more
Walk The Renaissance Walk---A Kid's Guide To Florence, ItalyFlorence, Italy was the home of Dante, who was born in 1267 and baptized in its Baptistery. It was also the home of Galileo, Michelangelo, Donatello and many others. It's a fun place for a kid. And to peak their interest in this book, there is also a free video on YouTube that goes along with this book to enhance the learning experience where Penelope Dyan sings Cole Porter s song Would You Like T... Full description
...So you´re thinking of travelling to Italy and getting to know the country? If you like shock treatment, fly straight to the South, to Naples or Palermo, and throw yourself into the street life there, if you prefer things to move more slowly, though, it may be a good idea to start exploring the country from the town of Trento, 140 km south of the Austrian/Italian border.
It is the first ´real...
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Review of Trento (Italy)
Advantages: Historical buildings. Beautiful scenery. Great people. Colourful and vibrant Disadvantages: Can be very hot in the summer
...ano a neighbouring Tuscany village. Siena has always been linked to France and the capital of Italy, Rome. In the 5th century Siena was one of the major towns to ply trade between Italy and France and its people were renowned for their hospitality and personable attitudes when it came to dealing with all traders.The people of Siena and the Florentines from the city of Florence share a great riva...
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Review of Siena (Italy)
Advantages: More art than you can wave a brush at Disadvantages: The crowds...oh, and the crowds
...I had read so many guidebooks, online guides and reviews about Florence, that I wasn't sure I actually needed to visit in person. However, since we were in Tuscany anyway, and the hotel we were staying in was a mere 40km distant, I though it would be somewhat amiss not to see the city and all its glories.
Florence is a dream destination for art-lovers - some of the planet's most famous works...