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Apartment / rooms available in Florence, Summer 2009

Date Submitted: 06-Mar-2009
From: Pierpaolo Di Carlo
Subject: Apartment / rooms available in Florence, Summer 2009
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: University of Firenze

Notice: Hello Linguists!
If you're considering to spend your summer holidays in Florence, please remember that there is the possibility to rent a nice 4-bedroom apartment at (really) 5-m walk from the city center (Via G. La Farina). The apartment, in an elegant building, has 1 bathroom and 1 toilet, and is completely furnished. It will be free from 1 June to 31 August 2009 and the min. period of stay is 1 month, but shorter periods (no less than 2 weeks) could be exceptionally taken in consideration. Prices are reasonable.

For any further information please contact me via email.

Thank you