Travel Thursday- Florence, Italy

October 28, 2010

One of the best trips we have taken so far! What is not to love about food, wine, historic sites and gelato Smile When we arrived in Florence we headed for the hotel and to meet up with friends and start our amazing Italian vacation, wedding week and honeymoon.

 

We used hotel points to splurge on an amazing room at The Grand Hotel and enjoyed every minutes of it! Beautiful flowers, the most amazing view and having great friends staying in the same place!

 

 

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We spent 2 days and discovered the city, we had gelato, saw all of the great sights and rubbed some pig nose for good luck

 

 

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My favorite part of Florence by far was the wine and food. What’s not to love about fresh local flavors and some of the best wine in the world

 

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An easy 2 day itinerary if you can see museums relatively fast-

 

Day 1

Accademia (reserve in advance)

Markets (buy a purse)

Santa Maria Novella Church

Lunch and Supper at a great local place

 

Day 2

Uffizi

Duomo

People watching!

 

 

 

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Don’t forget to stop and relax!

 

 

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Favorite Part: Gelato and amazing food

 

Not So Favorite Part: Leaving. Honestly, I could move to Florence

 

 

Past Travel Thursday’s:

 

Madison, WI

Costa Rica

Luxor, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt

Cairo

Paris Food

Paris Sights

Barcelona

Peru

Mexico City

Nicaragua

 

Coming up next week: Tuscany!

8 Responses to “Travel Thursday- Florence, Italy”

  1. kate says:

    Besides the gelato my favorite food from my trips to Italy was the cheese, fruit, and meat plates. So perfect with vino and some great conversation! I love Travel Thursdays!

  2. kate says:

    Besides the gelato my favorite food from my trips to Italy was the cheese, fruit, and meat plates. So perfect with vino and some great conversation! I love Travel Thursdays!

  3. The fruit, the cheese, and the wines that are cheaper than water are my favourite things about Italy!

  4. The fruit, the cheese, and the wines that are cheaper than water are my favourite things about Italy!

  5. Holly says:

    i love Italy oh so much. and i’ve definitely rubbed that same pig before :)

  6. Holly says:

    i love Italy oh so much. and i’ve definitely rubbed that same pig before :)

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