Santa Croce Sarah Fuller & Jenna Kuhlman
History of Santa Croce • One of the most historical districts in Florence. • Only district that spreads across both borders of the Arno River. • Ponte Vecchio was the only bridge to survive both bombings from WWII. • One of the greatest museums in the world is the Basilica de Santa Croce.
Built in the late 13th century One of the landmarks of Florence Contains the tombs of: Galileo, Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Leonardo Bruni. Basilica de Santa Croce
La Giostra Was created by the late Prince Dimitri Kunz d'AsburgoLorena, and now run by his twin sons. Every morning the ingredients are freshly picked and made, for example pappardelle noodles and ravioli. Known for their tiramisu.
Entrance Inside La Giostra
La Giostra Dress Code: Casual Credit cards are accepted Reservations are recommended Cuisine: Tuscan/Italian Phone #: 055-241-341 Price Range: $21.00-$31.00 Menu: http://www.ristorantelagiostra.com/eng-home.php
Le Cinque terre Cultural Highlights • Means the five lands • No cars • To preserve the towns natural beauty and character, the government declared it a national park.
History There are five towns: Monterosso: main way people enter the city Vernazza: known for its urban arrangement Corniglia: belonged to the Roman family and got its name from Gens Corniglia Manarola: the historical buildings here are in a pretty square in a commanding position Riomaggiore: small harbor for boats & two small stony beaches on both sides
Transportation & Destination Transportation: Have to take a train to city About $25.00 each way www.italiarail.com Places to stay: Hotel Porto Roca Hotel Margnerita
Works Cited http://www.habitatapartments.com/en/florence/area/view/santa-croce http://www.fodors.com/world/europe/italy/florence/review-36611.html http://www.sacred-destinations.com/italy/florence-santa-croce http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/italy/cinqueterre.htm http://cinqueterre.a-turist.com/history.php