Hotel 500 Firenze
Hotel 500 Firenze
Experience the beauty of a modern hotel blended with centuries of fascinating history. The Hotel 500 Firenze is located just outside the regional capital of Florence and offers a bucolic sanctuary amidst green fields from where it is easy to explore the treasures of Tuscany further. Originally built in the 16th century as a hospital and orphanage, the estate eventually grew to become an impressive stately home, before it was completely restored and refurbished into the modern and elegant hotel that it is today. From the main reception, the hotel opens up in wide corridors, where the original terracotta tiles and the fresco paintings evoke scenes of centuries long gone by. Traces of history are proudly featured throughout the estate and along with the contemporary features like the large outdoor swimming pool, lounge area and delightful restaurant, this is the perfect setting for a romantic Tuscan getaway.
Home to both sprawling urban centres and tranquil pastoral hills, Tuscany is a region full of Italian culture, history and flavours. From the impressive cavalcade of palazzos, stunning domes and romantic cobbled streets of Florence, to the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the rural landscape of olive groves, fertile fields and vineyards in the southern parts, this is a part of Italy where holidaymakers can fill their boots with amazing adventures and experiences. The cultural heart of Tuscany is undoubtedly Florence, which is said to be the birthplace of the Renaissance. Here, visitors can marvel at invaluable pieces of art produced by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Michelango, while being surrounded by the beautifully preserved medieval buildings that abound the UNESCO Heritage Site-listed centre of the city. Take a couple of hours out of your itinerary to wander through the vast collection of Renaissance masterpieces at the Uffizi, or head to the Galleria dell’Accademia where you can see the famous statue of David by Michelangelo. After this, walk along the Arno River until you come to the Ponte Vecchio. Strolling across this bridge, with the old shops and buildings aligning it, will give you the impression that you’ve travelled back in time. Further afield you’ll find the charming towns of Pisa and Livorno, where you can explore the medieval legacy of the notorious Medicis further, as well as sample lots of great Tuscan food in one of the many cafés and restaurants that abound in this enchanting part of the world.
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