Central Florence apartment rentals, sleeping 2 to 8, air conditioned.
FLORENCE APARTMENTS (FOR 2-8 PEOPLE) IN A NINETEENTH CENTURY
The Palazzo dell’Accademia (formerly Palazzo Pascolutti - Giani) is a 19th century
building composed of 21 completely renovated apartments.
The building was previously home to the Accademia dei Risoluti, which
birth to the Alfieri theatre.
On the main entrance there
of the Cavallo Sfrenato - the galloping horse - symbol of the Accademia
dei Risoluti and their motto 'valoroso destrier passa e non cura' -
horse passing without
The building is found in Via Pietrapiana at the point where the road meets
In this very noble square, once home to the Ghiberti family, and situated
the Palazzo dell’Accademia, there is the Loggia del Pesce by Vasari,
and linear in design, and composed of 18 thin Doric columns with a variety
of small round terracotta fish.
In Piazza dei Ciompi there is probably the only
fixed flea-market in Italy,
open every day, morning and evening. Here you'll find old lamps, books,
objets bijou and assorted pieces from the recent and distant past. On
of every month the market becomes larger, the ranks swelled by about 100
spread around the streets surrounding the Piazza.
Palazzo dell'Accademia is found in the
centre of the old city, about 150 metres from
the square of Santa Croce, 350 metres from Piazza del Duomo, and about 500
metres from Via Tornabuoni, the most famous and exclusive shopping street in
The palazzo has two modern elevators to get to the apartments, and in
front of the building there is car parking for about 12 cars.
Inside there is a reception area to receive and assist guests; each apartment
has central heating, air conditioning, telephone and separate connections for
Internet and satellite TV. There is also a fully fitted corner kitchen which
includes cooker, oven, dish washer and fridge. On every floor there are washing
machines and tumble dryers at the disposition
of the guests.
A selection of comments from past renters
may be viewed here.
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for further photographs.
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