Florence Guide tourist information on Florence and Tuscany:art, history,events, hotel and accommodation
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Repubblica Square
Vast and squared, it is the hearth of the city. It was opened in the 19th century after the demolition of the ancient mediaeval centre. Still now one feels the old similarity of the existing roads and the criss-cross of the ancient Roman Florence.
The sole evidence of such ancient origins is the column of abundance rising at the road cross of Cardo col Decumano of Roman Florence.
The road Cardo overlaps with Roma, Calimala, and Por Santa Maria streets, while the Decumano coincides with Corso, Speziali and Strozzi streets.
The terraces of the historical bars of the city such as Le Giubbe Rosse and the Concerto Café Paszkowsky, open widely where artists and literary men have always gathered.

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Suggested Hotels

Hotel Golf
3 stars
Hotel Golf
Viale F.lli Rosselli, 56
Zone: Santa Maria Novella
The Golf Hotel Florence is a 3 star hotel in Florence, situated just 200 metres from Santa Maria Novella Station.

Hotel I Parigi
best hotel
3 stars
Hotel I Parigi
Via Luigiana, 12
Zone: Florence Certosa
B&B I Parigi Corbinelli is strategically situated at the city gates near Florence Certosa

Hotel Por Santa Maria
best hotel
1 stars
Hotel Por Santa Maria
Via Calimaruzza, 3
Zone: Signoria Square
Hotel Por Santa Maira is a 1 Star Hotel located in the heart of the historic center of Florence

Residenze La Mongolfiera
3 stars
Residenze La Mongolfiera
Via Guido Guinizzelli, 1
Zone: Campo di Marte
Is found in an elegant and completely restored Chalet tucked at the foot of the Fiesole Hills.

Florence Events
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
From 19/05/2017
To 02/05/2018
In 2017 falls the 90th anniversary from Ferragamo's return to Italy (1927), after 12 years in the Usa. The exhibit recreate the culturel environment of Italy and Florence in that period, showing paintings and plastic objects produced in Italy:[...]
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