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Contact: Cristina Grillini

Apartments: 3 (8 bedrooms total)

Address: Florence, Italy

Telephone: 0039 338 7486529

Fax: 0039 055 210846

Payment Accepted: Cash only.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).

(Uffizi) - €1550/week + €140 for final cleaning + utilities used.
(Tornabuoni) - €1400/week + €100 for final cleaning + utilities used.
(Cerretani 5) - €1550/week + €100 for final cleaning + utilities used.
(I Bastioni) -
€1700/week+ €120 for final cleaning + utilities used.

Activities/Attractions: Florence, capital of the region of Tuscany, has a population of around half a million inhabitants, spreads on the banks of the Arno, between the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian seas, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula. It is a city which bustles with industry and craft, commerce and culture, art and science.

Florence churches, palaces, museums and other landmarks symbolize the Renaissance and the important role Florence has played in history. For example:

  • The 15th century Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and its imposing dome designed by Brunnelleschi ... the largest religious building in all of Europe at the time
  • Giotto's Bell Tower ... built during 14th century stands in Piazza San Giovanni
  • The Baptistery ... dedicated to St. John the Baptist, who is the patron saint of Florence
  • Bargello Museum ... one of Florence's less visited museums provides visitors with a history of Medieval Florence and the Renaissance movement
  • The Accademia Gallery ... home to a collection of Florentine paintings, dating from the 13th to the 18th centuries and more famous for being the home of Michelangelo's David
  • The Piazza dela Signoria ... political and civic centre of Florence featuring famous tourist attractions such as the Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Museum and a sculpture garden
  • Uffizi Museum, the oldest museum in Europe, is Florence's most visited tourist attraction featuring works by all the great Renaissance artists of Florence and masterpieces by other world famous artists with over 1600 pieces of art exhibited in 45 rooms of the previous Palace of the Medici's
  • The Ponte Vecchio bridge, dates from Roman Times and is the most beautiful of all that cross the River Arno as it flows through the city of Florence. The views from the centre part of the bridge attract visitors and on the Oltrarno side of the Ponte Vecchio you'll see the Medieval Mannelli Tower
  • Oltrarno, Florence's left-bank, offers back-streets famous for their artisan workshops, delightful restaurant and authentic wine bars
  • The Pitti Palace features numerous galleries and museums including: The Palatine museum which features works by Raphael, Caravaggio and Rubens, a gallery of Modern Art, silver museum and a costume gallery

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UFFIZI
Cristina's Florence Apartments Uffizi

Cristina's Florence Apartments Uffizi Dining

Cristina's Florence Apartments Uffizi Bedroom

TORNABUONI
Cristina's Florence Apartments Tornabuoni

Cristina's Florence Apartments Tornabuoni Dining

CERRETANI 5
Cristina's Florence Apartments Cerretani 5

Cristina's Florence Apartments Cerretani 5 Living Room

Cristina's Florence Apartments Cerretani 5 Bedroom

I BASTIONI
Cristina's Florence Apartments I Bastioni

Cristina's Florence Apartments I Bastioni Bedroom

General Information: Welcome to Cristina's Florence, Italy Apartments.

UFFIZI Apartment - located in the historical center of Florence, this luxury apartment on the third floor has been restored and the building dates back to the beginning of the last century. Special attention was given to using natural materials such as elm wood, and handmade terracotta tiles were used and natural marbles such were chosen as lining for the bathrooms.

  • a pleasant mix of old Tuscan and modern Italian styles
  • 3 bedrooms, all with bathroom with shower, living room with dining area
  • fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 television sets with satellite connection
  • washing machine and dryer
  • air conditioning
  • private garage for 3 cars
  • a terrace from where you have a lovely view of a century-old park, breathtaking scenario of the Arno River and the Uffizi gallery

TORNABUONI Apartment- located in a tower of 1300 (near Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza del Duomo and the Central Railway Station) with lacunar ceilings, floors in terracotta tiles and masonry-made doors. Placed on the mezzanine-floor it has:

  • an entrance hall
  • a double living room shared by two plastered arches
  • 2 bedrooms + 2 chairs in a little room
  • a kitchen with fridge and freezer, American coffee maker, microwave, dishes, glasses, saucepans, crockery, sheets, towels, tablecloth
  • two bathrooms with shower, hairdryer
  • air conditioning, heating
  • color TV
  • washing machine
  • iron and ironing board
  • internet connection

CERRETANI 5 Apartment - located just a few minutes walk from the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery and the most important Florentine sights of interest. Completely restored in 2003 and tastefully furnished and embellished with:

  • antique pieces of furniture and precious fabrics
  • the largest guestroom with its stunning wide living room and fireplace, a kitchenette and a magnificent view of the Duomo
  • queen bedroom with walk-in closet
  • second bedroom with 2 beds
  • a full size sofa bed
  • one bathroom with shower and one with bathtub
  • air conditioning
  • independent heat
  • dish washer
  • internet connection
  • TV

I BASTIONI - recently restored free-standing house, with 3 bedrooms and a private garden, located in a lovely area beneath Piazzale Michelangelo. Its impressive entry opens on a delightful living room, large and sunny, characterized by parquet flooring in fishbone pattern and furnishings in true Florentine taste, with:

  • sofas and armchairs
  • satellite TV
  • a beautiful fireplace and an antique Provenšal sideboard
  • living room opens onto the garden through a French window
  • small bathroom with WC
  • kitchen, complete with ventilated oven, 4 gas burners, dishwasher, refrigerator
  • private garden with wrought-iron gazebo seating 6
  • air conditioning in the three bedrooms
  • washer/dryer
  • available upon request: Internet connection, housekeeping, extra beds and baby cot