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On this visit to Florence we tried a different hotel located right in the center of town the Hotel Cerretani part of the Accor group. It is on the main street of the city just two short blocks from the Duomo.The hotel has a very modern interior it is a real
Florence visit 2012
Florence starting point for Dan Brown s new book Inferno is always listed in the world s top ten places to visit because of the Renaissance tradition we still see in the architecture and the overall beauty of the city not to mention great restaurants. Our
Florence Italy 2013
City bus ride up to Piazalle Michelangelo gives a superb view over Florence then we walk down to Ponte Vecchio. Afternoon train ride to Pisa to see the tower and Old Town.
Florence Piazalle Michelangelo Pisa
Florence is one of the most attractive cities in this part of Italy and has many tourist delights. A Renaissance City this is in the middle of Tuscany and has some of the best cathedrals museums streets and squares and churches and shops and buildings.
Florence, Italy Travel Guide - Must-See Attractions
In Florence our guide Anne Barbetti rings us on walk in the historic center.
Florence - Walking tour with Anne Barbetti
The most important places to visit in Florence are Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore adn Galleria Degli Uffizi.
Florence, Italy Travel Guide - Top 10 Must-See Attractions
Conversation with Fabrizio Valgiusti general manager of the Grand Hotel Baglioni in the heart of Florence.
Florence - Grand Hotel Baglioni hotel manager
Arrival in Florence lunch at Ciro and Sons a great restaurant then we see a colorful costumed parade celebration Italy s 150th birthday.
Florence: arrival, lunch, walk, parade
Starting out the day with breakfast on the top floor of our Grand Hotel Baglioni we then take the city bus up the hill to Piazalle Michelangelo for The View across town spread out like a dream below us. It s easy to then walk downhill to the Ponte Vecchio.
Florence Day 2
Florence highlights lunch at Porcospino walk to Piazza della Republica old section Piazza della Signoria Duomo Baptistery breakfast at Hotel Baglioni bus to Piazelle Michelangelo Pitti Palace walk in Oltrarno.
We have lunch at Porcospino a great restaurant then take a walk with our local guide in the historic center and have a look at the large street market.
Florence Walking Tour
Walking tour Ponte Vecchio Palazzo Vecchio Piazza della Signoria back streets Hot Pot cafeteria Santa Croce depart by train.
Florence, We Walk
Arrive in Florence breakfast at Hotel Baglioni ride to Piazelle Michelangelo for the view walk down Piazza della Republica Duomo
Preheat oven to 400 F 205 C . Oil a 15 x 10 x 1 baking pan line with wax paper and oil again. Coat lightly with flour. Cook rice with water 1 2 teaspoon salt and 1 2 tablespoon butter or margarine according to package directions for half the basic recipe. In a
Florentine Rice Roll
Preheat oven to 230 C. Place chicken in a shallow baking pan bake for 1 5 minutes. Remove to another baking pan. Set aside. Reduce oven temperature to 140 C. Pour 185ml hot water into baking pan used to brown chicken scrape up any browned bits. Pour into a
Florence Baked Chicken
Florence fennel is a baked recipe made with fennel roots and cheese. Prepared with the savory taste of mornay sauce the florence fennel is topped withbreadcrumbs and baked to a brown top. Trim fennel wash thoroughly in cold water. Cook stalks in boiling salted
Flatten the chicken breasts leaving the bones in and place in a shallow baking pan. Blend the remaining ingredients together pour over the chicken and marinate for 6 hours. Broil the chicken over a charcoal or gas barbecue for 7 minutes per side on medium heat
Florence Deviled Chicken