Railways. FLORENCE. 52. Route. 285
the real value of the article. A polite offer by the purchaser of what he
believes to be an adequate price will generally be attended with the desired
result. This pernicious system is unfortunately almost universally prevalent
Bankers. Du Fresne, Via di Corso 2; Fenzi and Co., Piazza della
Signoria. — Money Changers: Via Calzajoli 9, Via Cerretani, Borgognissanti
English Church Service. English Church, Via Maglio, behind S. Marco;
English Chapel, Palazzo Rinuccini 31. — Presbyterian Service, Lung-Arno
Railways. (1). To Bologna by Pistoja see R. 47. — (2). To Pisa by Pis¬
toja and Lucca see R. 51. — (3). To Pisa and Leghorn by Empoli see R. 48.
— (4). By Empoli to Siena and Orvieto. — (5). To Arezzo and Perugia 3 times
daily in 4'|2—6'[2 hrs.
To Rome three different routes: 1st. By Arezzo, Cortona, Perugia, Fo-
ligno, Terni, and Narni (232'|2 M.), by railway in 12—16 hrs.; 2nd. Railway
to Orvieto in 7 hrs., thence by diligence in 18 hrs. ; 3rd. By Leghorn and
Civitavecchia along the coast (Maremme Line), 271'|4 M., in 14 hrs. — Those
who prefer to periorm the journey between Leghorn and Civitavecchia by
sea may also procure through-tickets at Florence. The offices of the steam¬
boat-companies Fraissinet, Valiry, and Rubatino are in the Piazza della Sig¬
noria ; that of the Messageries lmpiriales in the same square, corner of the
Via della Farina; that of the Societa, Peirano, Piazza S. Margherita, adjoin¬
ing the Badia. It is, however, perhaps more satisfactory to procure the
steamboat-ticket after arriving at Leghorn (comp. p. 258).
From Florence to Forli (p. 235) Corriere daily at 3 p. m., Diligence on
Tuesd., Thursd., and Sat. at 3 a. m.; coupe 15, inte'rieur 12 fr.; from Forli
to Ravenna (corresponding with these conveyances), 4 or 3 fr. Starting-point
Via dei Leoni 25. — From Florence to Faenza (p. 235) Corriere daily at 3
p. m.; Diligence on Tuesd. and Sat. at 4 a. m., in 12 hrs.; coupe 15, in¬
terieur 12 fr.; starting-point Locanda della Cervia, Via de' Cardinali, near
the Via Calzajoli.
Diary. Churches generally open the whole day except from 12*|a to 2
or 3 p. m.
"Accademia delle Belle Arti, daily exc. Sund. 9—3 o'cl., p. 308.
Bargello, see Museo Nazionale.
Biblioteca Laurenziana, daily exc. Sund. and holidays 9—3, vacation
from Oct. 1st to Nov. 12th, p. 313.
Bibl. Marucelliana, daily exc. Sund. 10—2, p. 311.
Bibl. Nazionale, daily exc. Sund. and festivals, in summer 9—5, in win¬
ter 9—4, p. 298.
Bibl. Riccardiaiia, daily exc. Sund. 9—3; vacation from Aug. 20th to
"Boboli, Garden, daily from morning till evening by permission, which
must be applied for before 3 p. m.; open to the public on Sund. forennon;
Galleria Berte, daily 10—3, frequently not accessible, p. 306.
Gal. Buonarolli, Mond. and Thursd. 9—3, p. 316.
Gal. Corsini, Tuesd., Thursd., and Sat. 10-3, p. 315.
"Gal. Pitti, daily 9—3, Sund. and festivals 10-3, Mond. 12—3, p. 318.
"Gal. Strozzi, Mondays (unless a festival) 11—1, p. 316.
""Gal. degli Vffizi, daily 9—3, Sund. and festivals 10—3, Mond. 12—3,
"8. Lorenzo, new sacristy and chapel of the princes, daily 8—12 and
3_4i|2 o'cl., p. 312.
Museum, Egyptian, daily till 3 p. m., p. 317.
■Mus. di S. Marco , Oct. 1st to March 31st 9—3, Apr. 1st to Sept 30st
10—4; on Sund. gratis, at other times 1 fr.; p. 307.
"Mus. Nazionale, daily 10—4, 1 fr., on Sund. gratis, p. 302.
Mus. di Storia Naturale, Tuesd., Thursd., and Sat. 10—4; strangers ad¬
mitted daily on application; p. 323.
Zoological Garden daily, adm. 50 c, Sund. forenoon 25 c, p. 328,