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The Fountain of Wisdom

  • 9 guests

  • 5 bedrooms

  • 5 bathrooms

    +1 extra toilet

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From its impressive position overlooking the Piazza della Signoria, this apartment welcomes you to the vibrant heart of Florence. Set across two floors, there are two self-contained apartments (each with its own kitchen) offering an abundance of space to relax and share quality time together. There is also a private terrace – providing the perfect spot for sunset drinks. Outside, you can walk to iconic sights like the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio, while restaurants, cafes and shops are all within easy walking distance.


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What to expect


Highlights

Walk to Florence's iconic sights like the majestic Duomo

Walk to Florence's iconic sights like the majestic Duomo

Stroll across the road and be inspired by the Uffizi Gallery

Stroll across the road and be inspired by the Uffizi Gallery

Relax with evening drinks on the private terrace

Relax with evening drinks on the private terrace

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Home truths

    Please note this home is spread across two floors and consists of two independent apartments connected by stairs. The apartments also share a private terrace.

    This home is located within an apartment building, with a shared entrance and communal terrace. Expect to bump into other guests during your stay.

    If you are travelling with children, your host can provide a cot for free on request.

    Cleaning is included in your stay. You will also find complimentary toiletries are included.

    Given the home's central spot, it’s possible you may hear some street noise throughout your stay.

About this stay


Amenities

Outdoor seating

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Balcony

Patio / terrace

Bedrooms & bathrooms

5 bedrooms, 6 beds

5 bathrooms, 1 additional toilet

Extras


VIP services

Luggage storage

Additional fees

  • There's no free parking at this home, but you can pay to use the nearby public car park.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Ponte Vecchio

Straddling both sides of the Arno River, Ponte Vecchio is named after the medieval bridge that connects the north and south of Florence. It's a great place to stay when exploring the attractions of the city’s bustling north side and the palaces and gardens to the south. The area is known for its artisan jewellers, and has plenty on offer for those looking for boutique shopping, while the central location...

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Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Brave the crowds at the Uffizi

Brave the crowds at the Uffizi

There's a reason it's busy – from Leonardo and Botticelli through to Rembrandt, this is one of the most important collections of European art in the world.

4 min
Enjoy a Steak at Trattoria Dall'Oste

Enjoy a Steak at Trattoria Dall'Oste

Indulge in a classic Florentine steak and delicious sides in a good atmosphere. Don't miss the amazing beef tartare.

7 min
Tuck in at Trattoria La Casalinga

Tuck in at Trattoria La Casalinga

Enjoy hearty, flavourful traditional Tuscan dishes & wines in this popular family-run restaurant. Try the pasta with meat ragu or mushroom, and don't miss the authentic Ribollita stew.

10 min
Indulge in gelato at Gelateria dei Neri

Indulge in gelato at Gelateria dei Neri

A classic gelateria in Florence serving a wide variety of delicious gelato flavours. With generous portions and a velvety smooth texture, it's a must for gelato lovers.

6 min

Get around

Airport

Amerigo Vespucci

25 min

Pisa International

1 hr 8 min

Train station

Firenze Santa Maria Novella

15 min

Bus stop

Florence Bus Station

14 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

9 min

Cafe

14 min

Pharmacy

13 min

Points of interest

Beach

Bilancino Beach

52 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

On floor 1, has a lift

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    5

    days

    Cancel at least 5 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 5 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Lorenzo

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Lorenzo and his team manage a portfolio of lovely homes in Florence and are passionate about giving their guests the best stay possible in their beloved city. They have plenty of recommendations on how to make the most out of your stay – from restaurants to hidden sightseeing gems – and this knowledgeable team is ready to show you the very best of Florence.

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