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5 Ways to Stay Fit in Florence

[caption id="attachment_93" align="alignnone" width="323"] Swan Gym[/caption] 1. Get a Gym Membership The gyms here are nothing like the standard of the gyms back home and they are EXPENSIVE as well. Basically you need to be content with a few cardio machines and some weights, or you can pay the big bucks and go to the Klab gym which has Turkish Baths and endless extras. At FlorenceForFun we are satisfied with
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Top Ten In Florence

Here is my Top Ten! 1) Ponte Vecchio at sunset. 2) Vivoli’s ‘Riso’ gelato. Rice ice cream sounds strange but you MUST try it! 3) Sit with friends in a large Piazza such as Piazza Signoria or Reppublica at night. The contrast of how it is, filled with tourists by day, and how peaceful and magnificent it is by night is overwhelming. 4) Il Club Barone restaurant on a Thursday
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Cheap Eats for Students

Dante’s - Via San Cristofano, 2 Free wine for students Lion’s Fountain -  Borgo degli Albizi, 34 Coffee and a bagel for 2,50 euro Pino’s - Via Verdi, 36r Cheap and delicious fresh sandwiches for 3,50 euro, plus deli items and take-away The Diner - Via dell’Acqua, 3 10% discount for students (with the Diner student card) and free drink on Meal Deal Monday’s (with the flier – from the FFF office) O’Vesuvio - Via
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Best Aperitivo in Florence

Aperitivo, or the French apéritif, is traditionally known as a pre-meal drink. Over time it has transformed into a social event where friends gather for a drink and a large spread of appetizers. A classic Italian aperitivo drink is a prosecco (bubbly wine) or a spritz (made with Aperol orange liqueur, prosecco and soda). Aperitivo could be compared to an American “Happy Hour,” however in Italy, with the purchase of a single drink you
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Head to The Diner for a taste of home

[caption id="attachment_13" align="alignnone" width="631"] Via dell'Acqua, 3, Firenze FI[/caption] The Diner has become a beacon of delicious breakfast food for those days when a crescent or pastry just won’t cut it. With bagels, omelettes, pancakes, burgers, milkshakes and more, the Diner has become famous for its American dishes and original diner feel. We interviewed Valentino Pagliari, one of the owners of the Diner, to see how this awesome Florence institution came about.
Campus Florence: Ponte Vecchio
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Fun Facts about Florence

Fun Fact #1: They say all roads lead to Rome, but Florence was actually the first city in all of Europe to have paved roads. The first roads were built in 1339. Fun Fact #2: The Duomo in Florence is the 3rd largest in the WORLD (behind St.Peter’s Basilica in Rome and St. Paul’s in London) Fun Fact #3: The Ponte Vecchio is the only bridge in Florence that survived
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Welcome to Campus Florence

You have officially entered the best site to inform you on anything involving Florence. There is something to do every minute of the day in Florence and we want to help you discover the endless possibilities. Stay tuned or hit us up with any questions at campusflorence@gmail.com