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Villa San Michele: a Romantic Florence Gateway

Last Updated on Sunday 24th, October 2010 / 14:13 Written by
Villa San Michele: a Romantic Florence Gateway
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Here is a tip for all who wish to enjoy a romantic gateway in Florence and even better for all those couples that would like to marry in Tuscany.

Well, let’s start with a cup of fabulous hot chocolate in Piazza della Signoria, in the bar right opposite the Palazzo Vecchio. Savour your cup slowly while enjoying the view over the beautiful Renaissance square. Next, let’s walk up to Piazza della Repubblica, and in front of the store La Rinascente, hop aboard the courtesy shuttle bus that will take you at the luxurious Villa San Michele for an unforgettable lunch with to-die-for views. In only 15 minutes you”ll be immersed in an authentic paradise.

Dating from the 15th century, formerly a Franciscan monastery, this luxurious Villa is very often described as one of the most romantic hotels in the world, with a facade attributed to Michelangelo.
The guests can enjoy a first class service, amidst rolling countryside, yet close to the art treasures of Florence.
Nestled among delightful terraced gardens, this marvelous Villas is located just below the village of Fiesole on the rim of Florence, overlooking the Renaissance city below.
Imagine Egyptian cotton sheets, rose petals, perfumed candles, and soaps produced by the famous Farmacia di Santa Maria Novella, plus an illustrated book of Florence……

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Hi! My name is Elena, I'm a travel writer and a happy mom living near Florence. I love to explore Tuscany to discover special places and I have a great passion for Tuscan Cooking. On this blog I share my experiences on special hotels and places to visit in Tuscany and Italy, and about my grandmother's tasty Recipes! I'm happy to help travelers plan their holiday in Tuscany :-)

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