The Rough Guide to Florence and the Best of Tuscany - Tim Jepson
Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 412 Publisher: Rough Guides The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to Discovering the...... more
Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 412 Publisher: Rough Guides The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany is the essential companion to Discovering the romantic Italian city and its eath-taking Surrounds The full-color introduction highlights the renaissance architecture that dominates the streets of Florence. as well as the dramatic and varied scenery of the best pockets of Tuscany. There are full accounts of all the major tourist sites. including Michelangelo's statue of David the charming Ponte Vecchio and Tuscany's world-renowned wine regions. as well as thorough explorations of those hidden gems. from small hillside villages and Florence's dynamic drinking scene. There are special features on Florence as the capital of Italy and Tuscan Food & Drink. not to mention countless recommendations for Michelen-starred restaurants. humble pizzerias. bars and cafs and hotels...
Gucci started back in the 1920's when in 1921 Guccio Gucci opens leather good company and a small luggage store in Florence, also having time working in...... more
Gucci started back in the 1920's when in 1921 Guccio Gucci opens leather good company and a small luggage store in Florence, also having time working in London's Savoy Hotel and absorded the refined aesthetic of english nobility which he introduces this sensiblilty in Italy in leather goods and created and produced by craftsmanship of tusan artisans. Years passed the name label grown and were born into this world and become enduring symbols of the fashion house. In 1953 Guccio Gucci dies and his sons Aldo, Vasco, Ugo and rodolfo take over the business, in the 1960's the double logo "G" arrives. GUCCI EYEWEAR: The soft lines and upgraded frames of the acetate sunglasses, part of the Britt? line, are identifiable by the new GUCCI logo, a double, overlapping G in the form of an oval that is inserted into metal tags or applied directly to the temples.
Advantages: It's in Florence. Disadvantages: Poor hotel, bad management, crap amenities, nothing worked. Mosquitoes.
...I want people to glean as much information as possible and then hopefully decide never to visit it.
The Hotel vicinity
The Romagna hotel is situated in a fantastic spot, slap-bang in the middle of Florence city centre. This really is the only positive thing to say about the place. It is embedded between a small café and a retail shop on the Via Panzani.
Anyone staying there has easy...
Advantages: clean, comfortable, good value, well located hotel Disadvantages: breakfast could be improved, no bath in some if not all rooms
...We recently stayed at the athenaeum during our visit to Florence in March 2007.
having booked a flight and hotel deal through expedia for £140pp for 2 nights, we were surprised at the bargain price for a 4 star rated hotel. on expedia.co.uk, it says that the hotel is well located, within walking distance of all the major attractions of florence.
On first entering the hotel, the first thing...
Advantages: Clean, comfy, good breakfast Disadvantages: May not be worth paying full price for
...I went to Italy to visit my boyfriend, who is on exchange there for a while. On our way to Siena (where we spent most of our time) we decided to spend a night in Florence to see some of the sights. We didn't really put all that much thought into accommodation, we just needed somewhere to stay for a night, and we ended up at the Hotel Alamanni.
The Hotel Alamanni is a three...