“Ilkey and Ayla are the best Host you can ever have!!! The communication with them is great and their house is...like a dream!!! The location the best, the kind of appartment... XII century!!! Amazing....very clean, tidy and with very nice details for our arrival. Firenze is magical and wake up with this views even more...we travel a lot from there, to Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, Pisa, Cinqueterre, Greve in Chianti, Panzano, Livorno, Venezia, Porto Santo Stefano....we have a wonderful trip thanks to this kindly family! Alreay missing Italy....”
“Nous avons passé 3 jours absolument magiques chez Ilkay. Son appartement est incroyable au dernier étage d'une ancienne demeure. Le logement a un balcon qui a une magnifique vue sur l'Arno et le Duomo. Les espaces chambre / salon / salle à manger sont très joliment décorés. Beaucoup d'élégance et de raffinement ! D'autre part, Il y a un supermarché à 3 min à pied, et surtout beaucoup de restaurants à coté car le quartier est hyper central et permet de tout faire à pied dans Florence. Les échanges avec Ilkay sont très faciles et très fluides. Il nous accueilli avec beaucoup de générosité. Vraiment , nous recommandons et espérons de tout cœur pouvoir y revenir un jour !! ”
“Fantastic penthouse loft nextdoor to Porto vecchio bridge mixing antiques and hitech. We had a great stay and our hosts were always available.”
“Ayla and Ilk were wonderful guests. Very respectful and kind. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Paris! Happy to welcome you any time :) Thank you !”
Where is it?
This district is located to the south-east of the River Arno, with the Santo Spirito square and its beautiful church as the centre. The square was originally used by the Augustinian monks to give their sermons, to celebrate festivals and for all kinds of demonstrations. Nowadays it is home to the local market which is held every morning and with additional stalls for natural products and antiques on Sundays. In the summer months it also hosts a number of concerts and shows and is one of the liveliest squares in the district, with a very unique atmosphere of restaurants, different bars and a variety of night life. The square is also home to the Basilica of the same name, the work of Brunelleschi. Nearby is the Palazzo Guadagni (1505) which houses the Florence library on its ground floor. Further areas of interest include the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens. The Palazzo Pitti is a remarkable renaissance building that was built by the Pitti family to rival the Medici family structure. Its interior is well worth a visit with some beautiful paintings including the works of Raffaello, Tiziano, Correggio, Rubens and Pietro da Cortona. Close at hand visitors can take a stroll through the Boboli gardens that were created as a park for the Pitti Palace, and are one of the greatest examples of Italian-style gardens, considered by many as an open-air museum. It is also an opportunity to visit one of the most surprising and strangest examples of Florentine architecture the Grotta Grande. To the west of the city, the Torquato Tasso square and the Carmine Church, is the famous location of one of the most famous renaissance works of art, the Capilla Brancacci, that was decorated by Masaccio and Masolino. Today the district of Isolotto is one of the greenest areas in Florence. It is a particularly young part of the city, especially in the west where its rural centre later grew into an industrial then a residential area. It boasts more modern architecture than the rest of the city and includes the new Florentine tram that leads directly to the city centre. A number of shopping centres are located in the area that is served by a very good public transport communication to the rest of the city.Our Apartment is located in the popular neighborhood "Oltrarno" which is full of antique shops, artisan workshops, boutique shopping and locally owned cafes & restaurants. All the major historic sites are within walking distance from the apartment.
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