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Luggage Storage : Santa Maria Novella train station

Old Jan 16th, 2006, 08:57 AM
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Luggage Storage : Santa Maria Novella train station

We'd like to securely store our luggage at or somewhere near the Florence Santa Maria Novella train station for a few hours. Any ideas?
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Old Jan 16th, 2006, 09:00 AM
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There is a left-luggage facility at Firenze Santa Maria Novella. Just make sure that it is manned at the time when you want to retrieve your luggage.
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Old Jan 16th, 2006, 11:27 AM
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you must be in my head!!! as I was driving to work today I thought, I
must find out more about leaving our
luggage at the PISA station, where we
will stop off for a couple hours enroute from SML to Florence..how do
you do this? what is the charge? do
the attendants typically speak english?
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Old Jan 16th, 2006, 11:37 AM
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Left luggage in the Florence train station is to your right as you enter the station and are looking at the trains straight ahead. Cost is per bag. Do not remember the cost but it is quite inexpensive. Do not worry about being able to speak Italian. You will figure it out.
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There is luggage storage at Pisa Centrale, but not at other Pisa train stations.

The charge is a few Euro per piece of luggage, and my guess is that the attendants speak sufficient English to take your luggage and put it on a shelf. It would be better, though, if you understood what they told you it would cost.
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thanks eloise, and we do plan on stopping at pisa centrale, so thats a good thing. I have been practicing basic Italian with a cd I have in my car, so I am learning, among other things, numbers..however, sometimes speaking a new language is easier than
understanding a reply, so I intend to
carry a small pen/paper, so if I
non capisco, an attendant could write
for me the cost in euros.
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Sometimes the prices are posted at the window of the left luggage rooms.
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Old Jan 16th, 2006, 11:54 AM
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Daisy58: You're doing all the right things and shouldn't have any problems. Most Italians, when they realize you do not speak much Italian, will speak quite slowly for your benefit. It's only once they suspect that you do have some knowledge of Italian that they start speaking at breakneck and incomprehensible speed.
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