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We are both in our 60s and we had no trouble with the walk… bring your water and take your time. There are several ways to make the journey and we took the high way up… past the road of San Miniato… and the low...More
After climbing the Bell Tower and the Dome doing these steps in fresh are with loads of space and less people.. We found it very okay. In just minutes you have escaped the 'city' and walk around in a park like area. Really loved the...More
I saw this recommended online as a nice meandering path up to a brilliant view over florence, you walk by the side of the river and turn off to the right through a quaint area with restaraunts and cafes to be confronted not by a...More
We recently stayed close to San Miniato. This picturesque little town is close to Vinci & should you be in the area, worth stopping for a little walk around. We found the town to be a quiet but quaint place to stroll around.
Date of experience: August 2013
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Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues, fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
Florence as the cradle of the Renaissance. End the day with an aperitif in Piazza della Passera or the more romantic Forte di Belvedere, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the entire city.