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Casa Guidi

8 Piazza San Felice
Florence, 50125, Italy
TEL: 44-16-2882-5925

In the mid-19th century, romantic British artists and writers flocked to Florence, and poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning were among them. In 1847, the couple rented a flat in Piazza San Felice in the Oltrarno, not far from Palazzo Pitti. Now one of Britain's Landmark Trust properties, the apartment — which sleeps six in three bedrooms — has been restored to a close proximity of the way it looked when the Brownings lived there (based on paintings from the time), including some of their original furniture and art. 

Insider Tip:

Sonnets from the Portuguese was written here, and the Brownings hosted other famous English authors, such as Anthony Trollope and John Ruskin.


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Number of Rooms: 1 apartment

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