I am an ex Virtual Tourist member.
I stayed twice at La Gemma bed and breakfast. It is situated in Lucca. This is a beautiful town some km far from Florence. There are some interesting things to see there. Moreover, Lucca isn't a touristy place. This is a bonus in my opinion. About the bed and breakfast,... See More
I' d book a hotel that is around Rossio/Praça da Figueira area. Otherwise I' d look for an accomodation near the Marquis of Pombal Square These area are convenient if you must take a taxi early in... See More