Resource Guide to Traveling and Visiting Tuscany



 

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If you will be staying a few days in each city you plan to visit, the most convenient choice will be to stay at a hotel. You are usually in the center of the town, a few minutes away from most of the city's monuments and museums so hotel accommodation is practical. There are hotels of all types to meet your needs and budget across Florence and Tuscany.


Florence is the biggest tourist attraction in the Tuscany region. There are hundreds of hotels in the area, making finding the right Florence hotel fairly easy. The choices range from inexpensive hotels to more extravagant and expensive inns. Much of the city and some of the hotels have a medieval feel that is like stepping back in time. This city was the center of culture in the Renaissance and still retains much of this character.

Florence Hotel and Other Accommodations

Hotels are good for short stays or if you plan to eat out for every meal. If you plan to stay for longer periods, you may want to consider other options. This is also true if you plan to stay in for some meals. Apartments in Florence can be rented for vacations. These have at least a small kitchen, allowing you to stay in for some meals. In addition, an apartment will give you a bit more privacy than most hotels.

If you are travelling with a larger group or family, a country farmhouse holiday may be a good choice. These have larger kitchens for cooking meals and come equipped with everything you need, but food and clothing. This will allow you to cook larger meals and try out authentic Florence Italy recipes. Most are located in more remote areas, so you will need a vehicle for sightseeing. Florence car rental agencies can help with renting a vehicle for your stay.

Although there are many choices in Florence accommodations, hotels tend to fill up quickly, especially in the tourist season. Be sure to book early to get the best possible rates and the hotel you want. The same is true for apartment rentals and villas. July and August are the busiest months. The prices will be highest at this time. Spring, just before the busy season is a good time to visit, if you want to avoid the larger crowds.