Welcoming and elegant apartment for rent located in the city center with panoramic terrace just few steps away from the Duomo cathedral. Ideal for a couple or a single guest. It can sleep up to 4 people, has 1 bedroom and 1 full bathroom.
Located on the fourth floor, without elevator, 57 steps, of a building on via di Ricasoli, right in front of the Accademia museum, one of the most important museums in Florence. Only a 5 minute walk from the Duomo and all the most important monuments in Florence. Classic apartment (40 sq.mt /430 sq.ft) with 1 bedroom that can sleep up to 4 people and has 1 bathroom. Apartment has been recently restored (2010), at the entrance door there are 26 steps to climb to reach the main room with kitchen corner and living room with pull out couch (for 2 people). From the living room the guests can reach the small but well furnished kitchen with traditional oven and large fridge. In the kitchen there is a window door that leads onto the terrace balcony with two chairs for a relaxing drink. On the other side of the living room, another window door leads to another terrace of about 10 mq, furnished for lunches and dinners outside. And lastly, master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower. Ideal for a family or a couple looking for a short term rental. Perfect for those who wants to have a relaxing or romantic vacation in this splendid city, with so much to see.
The apartment is located within Duomo district in Florence’s historic city centre. The Duomo area constitutes the very heart of Florence and the area takes its name from Brunelleschi’s magnificent dome on the wonderful Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral. The Duomo neighbourhood offers an array of beautiful historical buildings and superb piazzas including the Mercato di San Lorenzo, the Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Repubblica, famous for its attractive cafes, patisserie shops, live music, street performers and caricature artists. Furthermore, the area is surrounded by the city’s main cultural attractions, notably Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, the Bargello Palace and Casa Buonarroti, the former home of Michelangelo, not to mention the Uffizi Gallery and the museum dedicated to the city’s cathedral “Museo dell'Opera del Duomo”.
The area also has much to offer in terms of fine dining and exclusive boutique shopping. The top Italian fashion houses are located along Via Tornabuoni, Via Calzaiuoli and Via del Corso and include the famous names of Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani, Versace, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Tiffany & Co. and many more. For those choosing an apartment in this area, the Duomo quarter also offers several food stores otherwise known as “alimentari”, supermarkets, laundrettes and individual gift shops as well as being adequately served by the local public transport service.
Florence city centre is a ZTL zone which means a “limited traffic zone” and therefore special rules apply to when you can enter this area. This particular apartment is in fact located within the ZTL zone so this means that if you are thinking of coming to Florence by car and wish to drive around and park, then you will need to pay special attention to the road signs, CCTV cameras and access cameras (they will show either a red/green light) in order to avoid receiving fines. Guests who need to travel within the ZTL zone by car to reach their apartment are advised to contact one of the private garages in the centre (the one nearest the apartment you are staying in) and obtain a temporary access permit. Upon arrival at the garage, guests must specify they need access for the ZTL and the garage will then note the vehicle’s number plate and forward it to the appropriate police headquarters.
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