If you are planning a visit of world‘s renaissance capital, one of the main questions is accommodation in Florence. It‘s not easy to choose accommodation in Florence, the city with such a wide selection of every kind of hotels – from five stars world famous hotels to very basic but cheep hostels and many many options in between. Which one is the best for you and in which part of the city? UnseenTuscany.com team divided the city into the zones and described their main features. Today we will talk about the down town of Florence.
Florence fascinates two million tourists each year. But this fact should not surpise you! The city center has been inscribed on UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage List, its historical town center gathers monuments, religious buildings, architectural works and gardens that are unique in the all world, designed by ingenious artists such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo and many others.
Accommodation in Florence old town has many positive sides. You are realy near all the highlights, such as Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and many more. Here are based lots of restaurants, bars and other entertainment points, as well as luxury shops and small boutiques. In this zone you can find a lot of luxury hotels, both modern and classic. Besides them there are many medium-high level hotels, apartments and B&B.
On the other hand accommodation in Florence old town has some negative sides, like wide pedestrian zone, so you can‘t bring there your car. Parking prices in the city center are quite high. If you are looking for quiet space, accommodation in Florence old town is not exactly for you because of the noise.