The city of Florence, the cradle of Renaissance Italian art that radiated throughout the world, contains in its center a number of museums, palaces, churches, historical sites and kept important medieval architecture with the Medici who led the Tuscany and proved patrons made. The city (and the region) attracts several million tourists every year. Plan your visit and book in advance and, like many, many years to (re) do the trick.
How to go to Florence by Plane ?
Florence is served by two airports:
Florence airport Amerigo Vespucci Peretola (FLR)
Pisa Airport Galileo Galilei (PSA)
The second is the airport of Pisa therefore requires to reach the city center of Florence by train or using the shuttle. The low-cost airline easyJet rotates daily between Paris Orly and Pisa.
The Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) / Florence Peretola (FLR) occurs in 1:55 flight at 6 flights per day.
This connection is made on behalf of the company Air France CityJet. Due to the size of the single track, only BAE 146 are used. This constraint is also the problem of overbooking. Charles de Gaulle is the relay with flights from the U.S. and Asia, during the tourist planes are almost completed before the opening of the Paris recording. The eTicket is available on this line.
Autumn by major headwinds, it is possible that your flight ends at Pisa or Bologna, Florence landing is only possible in one direction! But never fear, Air France is responsible for the delivery and it is a unique opportunity to discover the surroundings are beautiful!
Now , you know how to go in this beautiful city, you have to know what to do and find where to sleep and which are the Best hotels in florence.
What to visit in Florencia ?
The Ponte Vecchio
A symbol of the city and known throughout the world, the Ponte Vecchio, built on the site or the bed of the Arno is less wide, was the first bridge in Florence (there were already here in time Etruscan).
Jewelers who now occupy replaced butchers and tripe that had taken up residence. They were driven out because the heap of rubbish discarded by their shops in the river caused a stench in summer.
The upstream side of the bridge is dominated by the Vasari Corridor, the Medici used to connect the Uffizi to the Palazzo Pitti without having to mingle with the crowd and risk being murdered. This corridor, which contains a collection of pictures (self-portraits) are group tour only. Places are limited. Booking the Uffizi.
Where to sleep in Florence ?
Like everything else, prices are rising rapidly and the golden rule set for restaurants still valid: move away from the historical center (30 km left to do if you are fans of motorized bus as you will find in the field of housing much cheaper but booking essential at least 6 months in advance and internet).
If chains are present, be careful: some are located far outside the city (Hotel near the airport). Look carefully at the plans before you find cut off.
I You are looking for luxury, Il Salviatino is a good choice. Housed in a Florentine villa overlooking the city, this hotel is extraordinary. work for setting the highest standards of comfort did not spoil the style of this aristocratic. Each room is different but all are naturally equipped with equipment on top.
Some hotels, more focused on business stays, slashing prices during the weekend or peak . Again a detour through the online booking sites (eg Traveleurope or nyceFlorence.com, which provides annual fee schedules and hotels you to view dates cheapest) allows substantial savings.