A short distance from Piazza del Duomo, in the heart of Florence, this luxury apartment with balcony is located on the fourth and fifth floors of a prestigious historic palace. The property is provided with all the services, easily found in the historic center of Florence, and allows visiting all the key monuments of the city plus many of Tuscany’s most interesting centers: San Casciano in Val di Pesa (28km; 40’), Greve in Chianti (37km; 50’), Colle di Val d’Elsa (54km; 55’), San Gimignano with its imposing towers (60km; 1h 5’), the fortified town of Monteriggioni (62km; 1h), Siena (78km; 1h 10’), the Etruscan city of Volterra (81km; 1h 25’), Pisa and its famous leaning tower (99km; 1h 40’), Montepulciano (109km; 1h 30’) and the papal Pienza (116km; 1h 45’). The most convenient airports to reach the property are Firenze Vespucci (8km; 20’), Bologna Marconi (105km; 1h 45’), Pisa Galilei (107km; 1h 35’), Perugia San Francesco (160km; 2h), Roma Ciampino (287km; 3h 10’), Milano Linate (301km; 3h 30’), Roma Fiumicino (302km; 3h 15’) and Milano Malpensa (355km; 4h). WHAT TO SEE IN FLORENCE The apartment, thanks to its central position in the heart of Florence, allows reaching many of the most interesting landmarks in the city on foot. Ranked by distance these are Piazza della Signoria (150 m; 2’), Piazza del Duomo with its incredible cathedral (350 m; 5’), the beautiful and unique Ponte Vecchio (350 m; 5’), the Uffizi Gallery (400 m; 5’), Palazzo Medici (500 m; 5’) and the adjacent Basilica di San Lorenzo decorated by Michelangelo and Brunelleschi (500 m; 5’), the church of Santa Maria Novella (800 m; 10’) next to the central station, the impressive Palazzo Pitti (800 m; 10’), the church of Santa Croce with the tombs of many Italian artists (850 m; 10’), the church of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (900 m; 10’), the imposing Medicean Fortezza da Basso (1,3 km; 15’) and finally the unique and wonderful panoramic terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo (1,5 km; 25’). What’s more, the many shops and boutiques in the historic center of Florence can be easily reached in a few minutes’ walk. DESCRIPTION OF THE APARTMENT The apartment (91 sqm – 979 sqft), reachable via elevator, is located on the fourth and fifth floors of a beautiful historic palace. The main door opens up into an ample living room with open-space kitchen and a bathroom. A staircase leads to the upper floor into the master bedroom with bathroom and a nice balcony offering a beautiful view over Palazzo Vecchio and Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. It is interesting to note how the restoration has been carried out with the aim of bringing the apartment up to the most modern standards: the choice fell on last-generation high-efficiency systems and a net of sound-proofing materials embedded in walls, ceilings and floors, so that total relax can be achieved in every moment of every day, shielded by noises coming from the streets or other apartments.