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1 - 2 July 2017
6 - 7 July 2017
12 - 13 July 2017
2 people: 2 nights - 170 euro
3 people: 2 nights - 210 euro

3 - 4 Aug 2017
11 - 12 Aug 2017
2 people: 2 nights - 156 euro
3 people: 2 nights - 180 euro

19 - 21 Sept 2017
1 - 3 Oct 2017
2 people: 3 nights - 255 euro
3 people: 3 nights - 306 euro


SUMMER DISCOUNTS

23 July - 31 Aug 2017
2 people: 3 nights - 216 euro
3 people: 3 nights - 252 euro


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Breakfast and VAT
included in all prices


Tourist tax
NOT included in the prices
2.5 euros per person per night





USEFUL LINKS & ADDRESSES

THINGS GASTRONOMIC
San Lorenzo Market - Piazza del Mercato - Open 7am - 1pm Mon - Sat. Fruit and veg. are sold upstairs; meat, cheese etc downstairs. The market has become something of a tourist attraction and this is reflected in the prices especially on the ground floor.
Supermarket "Il Centro" - Via delle Ruote - Open 8am - 8 pm. Closed on Sundays.
Bakery "Forno Salvetti" - Via S. Zanobi - Open 7am - 1pm and 5pm - 7.30pm. Closed most Saturday afternoons & on Sundays.
Bakery - "La bottega del fornaio" - Via degli Alfani 149r - Open 8am - 7.30pm. Closed on Sundays.
"Il Civaio" - Via Taddea - Open 8am - 1pm; 5pm - 7.30pm. Closed Saturday afternoons and Sundays. Old-fashioned shop which sells amongst other things saffron, saucepans, ceramics, dried fruit, kitchen equipment, different varieties of rice, lentils, chick peas, beans etc sold by weight from large sacks.
Icecream - Gelateria de' Medici - Via dello Statuto 3/5 r. Closed Mondays. A bit of a walk but worth it!
Granita - Gelateria Carabé - Via Ricasoli 60 r (just up from the Accademia Gallery). Wonderful granita- try almond and coffee or the lemon!

RECCOMENDED RESTAURANTS CLOSE TO GIANNA'S B & B (in ascending order of price):
Il Vegetariano - Via delle Ruote 30r (closed Sunday lunch & Mondays)
Trattoria Mario - Via Rosina 2 (lunch only) (closed Sundays)
Ristorante Cafaggi - Via Guelfa 35r (closed Sundays)
La Taverna Del Bronzino - Via delle Ruote 25r (closed Sundays)

WINE (for more info go to www.esercizistorici.it and click on "mescite e bottiglierie" )
Casa del Vino - Via dell'Ariento 16r (the web-site, www.casadelvino.it , is only in Italian); delicious rolls and Tuscan specialities prepared while you wait. Wine sold by the glass and by the bottle.
Enoteca Bussotti - Via S. Gallo 161r ( www.enotecabussotti.it )
Fratelli Zanobini- Via S. Antonino 47r: no food on sale but wine also sold by the glass.

INFO RMATION ON FLORENCE

en.comune.fi.it/ ( the English version of the city's official web-site)
www.firenzeturismo.it/en.html (the tourist office web-site)

Museums
www.firenzemusei.it
www.museicivicifiorentini.it
www.casabuonarroti.it
www.museodidoccia.it
www.msn.unifi.it (Natural History Museum - good english translation)
www.imss.fi.it (History of Science Museum - good english translation)
www.imss.fi.it/espo/index.html - thematic scientific itineraries
Theatres, concerts
www.maggiofiorentino.com
www.orchestradellatoscana.it (only in Italian)
www.pergola.firenze.it (only in Italian)
www.teatroverdifirenze.it (only in Italian)

Public transport
www.aeroporto.firenze.it
www.pisa-airport.com
www.trenitalia.it (railway time-tables)
www.ataf.net (local bus network)
www.lazzi.it
www.capautolinee.it (bus timetables Firenze-Prato, Firenze-Impruneta and Firenze-Pistoia: only in Italian)
www.turismoverde.com (bus time-tables for Firenze-Siena, Firenze-San Gimignano)
Motorways
www.autostrade.it (partial English translation - not, unfortunately the part relating to traffic conditions!)
Cycling
www.florencebybike.it
www.tuscany-biketours.com
www.ibikeitaly.com
Weather
www.ilmeteo.it