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Views over the city of Florence Overlooking the city of Florence is quite spectacular, especially on a sunny day or clear night. If you’re looking for a few good spots where you can gaze over the sea of terracotta rooftops and the buildings making up its skyline, here are 4 spots to get sky high views over the city of Florence. 1. Giotto’s Bell Tower Not only is seeing …

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Okay, so I’m writing about another stay at Plus Florence Hostel. You can tell I must really like this place. I’ve stayed in a few hostels now across Europe, but one of my favourites has to be Plus Florence.  If I decide to visit again (very likely) it’ll be the first place I check for accommodation. Its location …

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In the city of Florence you’ll find many things to do that will keep you occupied for a few days. The first time I visited the city there were a few things I didn’t get to do. If you’re only in town for a couple of nights, here are 8 things you must see and …

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Plus Florence Plus Florence is a hostel part of the Plus Hostel group, with other locations in Berlin, Venice and Rome. Plus Florence is located about a 15-minute walk away from Santa Maria Novella train station. If you’re looking for a really good place to stay that’s close to some of the main attractions, then read …

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Getting around Italy by train Getting around Italy by train – 5 cities, in 5 nights.     A few of my friends thought this was a very adventurous plan, one of whom is from Italy himself. They wondered if I’d be able to do it. If you read the latest from my travel diary, …

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