A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY
“La Colombina apartment "stands in one of the oldest medieval streets of Florence:”Borgo Santi Apostoli”. This name comes from the church in Limbo square, in front of the apartment. Santi Apostoli church is one of the most ancient and historical churches of Florence, on its façade you can see a plaque showing the foundation year “..800 a.C. in the presence of Charles Magne”.
Many historic legends originate from this church (known also as “Old Cathedral of Florence”) because it had an important role in popular fairs, above all “the explosion of the cart parade” on Easter Sunday with the famous dove-shaped rocket (known as Colombina) that sets the cart on fire.
"La Colombina apartment" is located in Borgo Santi Apostoli , in a evocative medieval atmosphere, near Ponte Vecchio , a few steps from "Lungarno" , and on the left side there is the seat of the prestigious maison “Salvatore Ferragamo”. Just round the corner and there is Via Tornabuoni the "fashion" street of Florence where you can find the famous boutiques such as Gucci, Prada, Armani and so on....cafés, restaurants.
Extremely centrally located, the apartment is minutes walk to all the major sites and touristic attractions of Florence, though is also very close to food shops and and markets.
LA COLOMBINA APARTMENT Hospitality for 4 people
La Colombina apartment is very calm and the street is suggestive and it's in the middle of the town's medio-eval area.
WHEN YOU’LL OPEN THE WINDOW OF THIS APARTMENT YOU FEEL AND BREATHE THE MEDIEVAL ATMOSPHERE IN ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CITIES IN THE WORLD !!!
La Colombina apartment is on the first floor with elevator of an important palace with a great entry. Recently renovated, charming, quiet, bright with a wide living-space, with two windows including an equipped kitchen wall with all appliances. A table for four persons and a comfortable sofa (convertible bed for 2 persons cm 160x200), a large bedroom with double-bed and two big windows and one bathroom with shower, the whole apartment is about 55 square meters. All with high quality details.
The apartment is provided with air conditioning, heating, satellite TV, DVD player and equipped with washing machine dryer, internet wireless, bed linen, towels, kitchen ware, microwave, pots, American/Italian coffee maker, iron, ironing board, safety deposit box.
Everything to let you have a suggestive stay in Florence…
AROUND LA COLOMBINA APARTMENT...
Borgo Santi Apostoli street is also full of small shops as that one in front of our main door, selling fruits and typical products of Tuscany and the owner loves adorning her shop’s façade..to make it unique ...and many people stop and take pictures too ! Crossing the alley, just round this lovely shop, you can reach the riverside “Lungarno” with Ponte Vecchio on your left.
Just a few steps..and it starts one of the most beautiful and fashion streets of Florence: “Via de Tornabuoni” where you can find the most famous griffes worldwide known as Gucci, Prada, Giorgio Armani, Christian Dior, Hermès and so many others.
On the left side there is the seat of the prestigious fashion house “Salvatore Ferragamo” one of the oldest families of Florence.
The strategic location allows you to reach any historical monument, museum or old town centre area you wish…just walking, for example: Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery, the Cathedral and its Giotto tower bell, Signoria Palace, Pitti Palace and so on…
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