A Morning Walk in Florence

Italy, Florence Guide (B): A Morning Walk in Florence

The weather is gorgeous here and it’s easy to walk to most sights from Hotel Cellai so I decided to visit some places I missed a couple of years ago.

The day started with the hotel’s wonderful buffet breakfast. It’s really superb offering pretty much anything you’d want from fruit, cereal and yoghurt, to meats, cheeses, slices of frittata, scambled eggs and gorgeous homemade cakes. And a waiter will bring you a freshly made cappuccino or other coffee.

Suitably fortified I set off towards the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio again via Piazza Repubblica. I wanted to go to Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy the famous view. Rather incredibly I totally forgot about it two years ago and was determined to see it this time. The light was clear and perfect as I crossed the Ponte Vecchio with a view of Ponte S. Trinita in the distance reflected beautifully in the still water.

Turning eastwards along Lungarno Torrigiani I passed a pretty garden – Martin Luther – where a few people sat enjoying the peace of the morning. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Morning Walk in Florence
Guide Location: Italy » Florence
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2019/06/11/tuscany-2019-a-morning-walk-to-piazzale-michelangelo-giardino-bardini/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hotel Cellai
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Ponte S. Trinita
  • Martin Luther
  • steep climb
  • Giardino delle Rose
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Bardini gardens
  • Boboli gardens
  • Villa Bardini
  • Baroque Stairway
  • Uffizi Gallery

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