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Apartment/room available in Florence, Summer 2009

Date Submitted: 02-Jun-2009
From: Andrea Tarantola
Subject: Apartment/room available in Florence, Summer 2009
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: University of Florence

Notice: For rent from June to the end of August a two-floors furnished apartment in Florence, in front of the river.
2 bathrooms,
Wireless Internet access for free.
Minimum period of stay is 1 month, but shorter periods could be exceptionally taken in consideration.
Prices are reasonable.