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Insider guide to Florence

Home to Renaissance art, amazing architecture, fine food and wine and some very eccentric shops and experiences, Judith Baker’s insider guide to Florence never fails to delight.

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Antica Torres Tornabuoni, Florence 

Lucy Daltroff stays at one of Florence’s most iconic hotels and revels in the contrast to her student days in Florence.                             

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25 Hours Hotel, Florence

Rebecca Hall takes in the unique surroundings in the converted monastery hotel of 25 Hours Firenze in Florence.

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Il Salviatino. Florence.

Standing on the terrace of Il Salviatino, a stunning 16th century  palazzo in the hills above Florence, you might be forgiven you’ve died and gone to heaven.

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