Five Days in Florence

Italy, Florence Guide (B): Five Days in Florence

If you have any serious interest in good food and art, then Florence is somewhere you just have to go. This is the seat of the Renaissance and home to some of the world’s best art; the area of Italy that Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo came from. You’ll also find some of Italy’s best food and famous Tuscan wines like Chianti. But Florence isn’t just about food and art, it is a beautiful city that is quite compact and easy to explore on foot so a perfect destination for a short break. 

Florence has a small airport but few airlines go there so usually people fly to Pisa and get a train from there. I flew with British Airways but Ryanair and easyJet fly to Pisa too. From Pisa airport take the shuttle train Pisamover to the central Pisa station – Pisa Centrale – which takes only about 5 minutes. A ticket from the ticket office just outside Arrivals at the airport includes this and there are clear signs to take you to the shuttle. At Pisa Centrale I managed to get a fast train into Florence’s main station – Santa Maria Novella – which took just 48 minutes but some trains are slower (fare is €13). ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Five Days in Florence
Guide Location: Italy » Florence
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Santa Maria Novella   Hotel Cellai   Uffizi Gallery   Galleria dell’Accademia   Casa Buonarroti   The Duomo   Central Market   Caffè Gilli   Caffè Rivoire   Osteria Santo Spirito   Trattoria Cibrèo   Cibrèo Caffè   Simbiosi   Vivoli   Gelateria della Passera   My Sugar   Grom   Venchi   Piazza della Republicca   Cuor di Pelle   Boboli Gardens  
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2017/06/24/five-days-in-florence/

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