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Very cosy and lovely apartment in Florence.  The flat is located in Pisana street.Few step from the Tramway stop FEDERICA.Every 3 minutes(from 5 am to 12.30 in the night) a tram is leaving from FEDERICA stop to reach the city center in 12 minutes. The apartment is ideal for 2/3 people.The flat is 40 m2 :Lounge/Dining room with open Kitchen , 2 comfortable Bedrooms  1 King bed + 1 Single Bed, 1 pull out sofa in the dining room, a bathroom.Located on the 1st floor of a small building.
With 6 windows  the flat gets lots of natural bright LIGHT in every rooms.A library filled with tourism, novel,fiction books, as well as DVDs, CDs, Games is available for you. A 24/7 free WIFI  and a LAPTOP is for yr use.Flat Screen TV.
I love to offer you free TRANSFERS from/to Florence's airport and  train station. On yr arrival you will be welcomed with a bunch of flowers, a Chianti wine bottle, cakes and sweets, and a bucket of fresh  fruits My goal is to make you feel right at home.You will have all my best care and personal attention.

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The apartment is tastefully furnished  keeping in mind that your stay could be most comfortable and a memorable one! Everything has been thought to make your stay as enjoyable as possible!

My greatest desire is that you feel very comfortable and happy in my apartment and i do all my best to make your stay be the most pleasant and memorable  as possible.

I like very much to pamper my guests with:
- special food and treats on their arrival,
-preparing them a list of events/shows/concerts/fairs that are going on in the period of their stay,
-giving them my best advises on the 'not to be missed' places to eat, drink, see, etcc  which often are not listed on the tourist guides as they are hidden treasures that only the locals know.
-buying new CDs, DVDs, books, games, to make their stay in house more pleasant (during rainy days ...)
-buying often extra new and pretty  linens, blankets, towels ...
-offering my guests the breakfast: stuffing the kitchen with coffee, a wide selection of teas and herbal teas, cakes, biscuits, etcc.
-offering my availability 24/7 for any questions /suggestions or needs, helping  them with any issues that might arise  during their stay.


By  CAR: from the A1 autostrada (highway) exit at 'FIRENZE SCANDICCI'  and follow the  sign FIRENZE. Some days before your arrival I will send you by e-mail detailed driving instruction.
Steet parking is free and easy to find in  front of the apartmen or around the building. A closed private parking is also possible at the cost of 5 €uro per day.

By AIR: the nearest airport to Florence are: Florence airport 'Amerigo Vespucci' located in the city and Pisa airport 'Galileo Galilei'.
I m very pleased pick up all my guests arriving at Florence airport.
It takes 10/15 minutes to get by car from Florence airport to my apartment.
In case you wish to take the public transportation there is a BUS service at the cost of €4,50 taking you from the Florence airport to the Florence city center .Then you will take the tram to reach my apartment in 10/12 minutes.

BY TRAIN:My apartment is located in Via Pisana, at very few steps from the tramway stop  named 'FEDERICA'. There is a tram going  each 3 minutes from 5.00 am to 12.30 in the night from Florence TRAIN STATION to FEDERICA stop and viceversa.
 It takes 12 minutes from FEDERICA stop to arrive to Florence 's center  at the last  tramway stop ' FLORENCE TRAIN STATION'.  

BY BICYCLE: 2 Bicycles parked in the apartment 's courtyard are available for you for visiting the city's historical center and main monuments just like a native.

If you come by car, you may opt to leave your car in front of the apartment and take the tram to reach Florence train station and take the trains to move you through Tuscany. 

Florence is an excellent base from which to visit the beautiful Tuscan towns of :SIENA, PISA, LUCCA, AREZZO,  the CHIANTI area, the Termal waters SPA of Rapolano Terme, Bagno Vignoni etc..
Also the 5 TERREare reachable by train in 2h45 from Florence train station.

SIGHTSEEING AND TOURS: As my second job is being a tour leader I like taking care of my guests from all over the world and pointing out my  favorite spots in Florence and Tuscany.
On yr request i can give you information or make reservation for vineyard visits, wine tasting, cooking lessons. I will be more than happy to assist you with local itineraries,train/bus tickets, theater tickets purchase.

On your  arrival  you will find in the apartment  an updated list of events/shows/festival/ concerts/exhibits going on In Florence and Tuscany  during the lenght of your  their stay.

Main Tuscan highlighst:

NEIGHBOURHOOD: The neighbourhood is very safe and calm.

A few steps from the apartment entrance's door you will find :
-an open market  from Monday to Saturday
-ALIMENTARI MILENA (a grocery shop),
-a BAR (open from 5am to midnite),
-THE CASCINE PARK (the largest public garden in Florence  ideal for jogging),
-KLAB a beautiful sport and spa center with amazing open air swimming pools and  a marvellous wellness center with  sauna,  the largest jacuzzi in Florence and  turkish bath.The KLAB  wellness center /gym has a  FREE day pass! I really suggest you to try it!

I will be in Florence for all the period of your rental and i m available for any needs 24h/24h. I will provide you with all my contact numbers.


activities and attractions in Florence Tuscany

Being a tour leader as my second job and being born and raised in Florence, i take great pleasure in giving you  my best advises on the hidden and off the beaten tracks locations, best restaurants, romantic corners, charming villages, events going on in the period of your  stay etc..

Extra bonus: I usually offer my guests 1 day trip  (free of charge) in the CHIANTI country-side with my car. I love showing my guests  my favourite small villages, landscapes, wineries located in the world famous hills surrounding Florence.



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Initial and final cleaning included in the price

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All the other charges are included in the price

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Top things to do in Florence
  • The view from Piazzale Michelangelo at sunset
  • Climbing the Duomo's dome or the Brunellechi's bell tower
  • Crossing the Old Bridge and window shopping at the Gold shops
  • Taking a coffe at on open air bar in Piazza Signoria admiring
  • Relaxing at Bardini & Boboli gardens after the Uffizi' & Pitti
Top things to do on a budget
  • Take an aperitivo/dinner at 5 € in one of the many cafes
  • Strolling in the medieval little streets of the center
  • Visiting S.Spirito /S. Croce church
  • Take bus# 7 and go to Fiesole
  • Take bus #13 and go to the Piazzale Michelangelo
Top things to do with a family
  • Enjoying an ice-cream at Carraia's gelateria
  • Take a ride on th Antique Carousel in Piazza della Repubblica
  • Visit the Florence's children Museum in Palazzo Vecchio
  • Visit the Pinocchio Park in Collodi
  • Take a tour on a horse carriage from Piazza Duomo

silvia calosi , owner

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A week in Florence

Review submitted: March 23, 2014   Date of arrival: March 9, 2014

We had a very nice stay in Sylvia's apartment. It was accurately described, clean, comfortable and well supplied. She even stocked it with breakfast foods! We were greeted at the train station in the evening and she helped us get settled in. It was such great service that it felt as if we were staying in the home of a beloved aunt rather than a perfect stranger.

I would recommend this flat to those who like to get away from touristy traps and experience Italian living. It was nothing short of charming and authentic. We enjoyed using the provided bicycles and trying out the local restaurants and cafes. We even completed the experience by hanging our laundry out to dry in the courtyard.

Thanks again to Sylvia for providing top notch service and the personal touch. We will not forget our time in Florence!
Megan Layng

Owners response: Dear Megan,
and family! I can not express how pleasure i had in meeting you.!!!!!
You have been wonderful guests!!!! 4 Amazing women!!!!
Looking forward to hearing from you in the future. Let's get in touch!!!!! xxxxxxxxxx silvia
P.s. i am completly at Becky's disposal she can call me if she needs anything.
P.s. In case she wishes to come again to Florence before leaving Italy , pls advise me. She will be at my complete charges at the apartment. Thanks again for yr very kind words....
yr italian friend, silvia

Helpful votes: 1 / 1


Brilliant stay

Review submitted: September 24, 2013   Date of arrival: September 2, 2013

We had a great time at Silvia's apartment! She was on holiday when we arrived but her father welcomed us with the keys and explanations (in Italian.. Later we met Silvia - her English is perfect, and so are her qualities as a host. Even in my first phone call I felt as if Silvia and I had known each other for 30 years!). I was there with my wife and daughter, and these two ladies know what a home is like. We went from home in London to a home in Firenze. Everything you may need is at the apartment, ironing board and iron, snacks, olive oil, coffee, tv, laptop, wifi, all free to use. Very clean, light, yet windows can be closed with shutters for a good night sleep. Good beds and mattresses. Tastefully decorated. Big manual with all instructions regarding local shops, transport etc. Good organic food shop around the corner. Parking space a big plus. I am worried that I make this excellent publicity for Silvia's flat, as next time I want to rent it may be fully booked... But Silvia really acted like a friend (and even offered help to our daughter who stayed in Firenze to study) and she deserves this praise. My wife said this flat cannot be faulted. Kind regards, Robbert

Helpful votes: 7 / 7


Great rental!

Review submitted: September 18, 2013   Date of arrival: August 26, 2013

This apartment was fantastic for 2 people. It's possible to get 3, but the rooms are not huge. The accommodations were very clean, safe, fairly large family room, nice kitchen, good bathroom, and felt very homey. The location is about a 2 minute walk to the nearest tram stop, and from there it's about a 7-10 minute tram ride into the city center (1.20 euro each way for a ticket). The neighborhood has some good restaurants and is very authentic - not touristic at all. Silvia was helpful with giving information about restaurants, setting up our tours of the museums, and taking us on a trip to the Chianti wine region. There are also 2 bikes that make it easier to get to the city center if you don't want to take the tram (it would be a very long walk to the city center). I would recommend this for someone looking for a more authentic living situation for their visit to Florence.

Helpful votes: 4 / 4


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