Day 05 : Florence – Rome

In order to enjoy the streets of the city of Florence before the rush of tourists, we leave our accomodation at 08:00 :

Accomodation : Coco Places Soggiorno Panerai, Centro Storico
Address : Via Dei Servi N° 49, San Marco – Santissima Annunziata, 50122 Florence, Italie
1 night, from 07/17/2021 to 07/18/2021
Price : 98 € for 3 persons
Reservation :

We go for a tour in the historic center around the famous Cathedral « Santa Maria del Fiore ».

Walk in Florence

The place is perfect for admiring the city and taking photos

Santa Maria del Fiore

For breakfast, the « ToscaNino » café offers an exceptional view of the city (43°46’17.3″N 11°15’18.5″E).

View from ToscaNino 

The prices are reasonable and the view is wonderful, but you have to go there as soon as it opens to find a place with a beautiful view.

Breakfast at « ToscaNino »

To continue our tour, head to the Central Market of Florence (43°46’35.2″N 11°15’09.9″E). It is a market full of colors, good smells and culinary specialties:

Central Market of Florence

For lunch, we choose a well-rated restaurant. The « Matto Matto Pizzeria Grill Ristorante » is located at 122 Via Nazionale (43°46’41.0″N 11°15’11.0″E), a little out of the city center, but you can eat good meals and above all you are very well received. Prices for pasta and pizza in Italy are always acceptable: €35 for 3 people!

Matto Matto Pizzeria

We finished our walking tour of the city. Before leaving Florence for Rome, we pick up the car and head to « Piazzale Michelangelo » (43°45’46.9″N 11°15’54.2″E).

To « Piazzale Michelangelo »

It is a belvedere with a beautiful view of the whole city of Florence:

View from « Piazzale Michelangelo »

We take the direction of Rome, after 3 hours, we arrive at our hotel in Rome :

From Florence to Rome

It is a little and clean hostel located 8 minutes walk from the Vatican city and 300 meters from a subway station (Ottaviano)

Accomodation : Have A Nice Holiday – Luxury RoomsCentro Storico
Address : Via Ottaviano 9, Scala B Piano 1°, Vaticano Prati, 00192 Rome, Italie
2 nights, from 07/18/2021 au 07/20/2021
Price : 168 € for 3 persons
Reservation :

Rome, like any major European capital, is well served by the subway

Rome subway map

We leave the car to take a 48-hour public transport pass (€12.50 per person) which we will use for the 2 days we are spending in Rome.

Rome subway

First step, we get off at the station (Barberini) to see the « Trevi Fountain ».

« Trevi Fountain »

Before heading to the « Piazza di Spagna » .

Little walk at Rome

We take the subway again to see the Colosseum at night

Rome Colosseum

We return back to the hotel quite tired. In Rome, it is always possible to find an excellent pizza at 11:00 p.m. in front of the hotel for 6 €