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    Pauldr is offline Junior Member - Learning about Tuscany
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    Default Moving around in Florence

    Hi My wife and I will be in florence for three days, we would love to see as much as possible, but my wife has a slight walking disability, she can walk for about 2 kms slowly but needs a rest and then can walk on for another 2kms or a bit. Any suggestions of how we can get around florence. Where should we stay so we can be close to the museums and other sights. Also does CINQUE TERRE TOUR require a lot of walking or are there rest stops along the way? Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thank you Paul

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    DonnaDenise is offline Super Moderator - DiscoverTuscany Team
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    Default Getting around

    Buongiorno,

    Florence is very accessible by foot, since the major monuments and museums, churches and restaurants are all in a pretty concentrated area. If she can get around for 2 km - then she will certainly be able to manage the city center of Florence in small doses. However, you could consider a Hop-on Hop-off tour, or another type of guided tour with transport in the city center. You can also make use of the local bus (ATAF), I use to get around when I need to get to the center, and it is (pretty) reliable.

    This article may give you some insight to alternatives: http://www.visitflorence.com/moving-...isability.html

    As for Cinque Terre, there can be quite a bit of walking involved - even if you use the train to go in and out of the area. My colleagues have reviewed a tour - which may be a good possibility:
    http://www.discovertuscany.com/cinqu...que-terre.html

    Accommodations in this area will keep you very central:

    http://www.florenceaccommodation.com...orical-center/

    However, if you have some difficulty getting around you may want to double check that the lodgings have an elevator - remember these are normally pretty old buildings and it is not a guarantee that there is ALWAYS an elevator, however when you are talking about the museums, most are ready to handle people with difficulty getting around.

    Buon Viaggio,

    Donna Denise

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