River Arno

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a river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea

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At the beginning of the 20th century, Lucy Honeychurch begins a journey to Florence chaperoned by her spinster aunt; they are very disappointed to discover their hotel room does not have the promised view of the river Arno.
The sites concerned are: Lake Garda, Lake Idro, the Sarca-Mincio basin, the Oglio basin, the Adda basin, the Southern Lambro-Olona basin, the Ticino basin, the River Greve, the River Arno (North basin), the Gulf of Castellammare (Sicily) and the Adriatic Sea (North basin).
THE stamp of weights produced from the River Arno in the world youth championships should be deeply embarrassing to the Environment Agency in the UK, according to former England boss Dick Clegg.
In October the signoria was forced to give up its ambitious attempt to drain Pisa through a diversion of the river Arno.
Since 1997 Romano Boretti and Conte of Florence have been the originators and main sponsors of the Ponte Vecchio Challenge, a golf tournament that takes place along the river Arno between the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi, a unique setting that makes it one of the most spectacular "golf courses" in the world.
Heralded by chirping crickets, at the Festa del Grillo in Florence (cricket festival), a spectacular event held along river Arno.
Instead, he decided to stroll along by the River Arno in a search for cheap smokes.
The famous 14th-century Ponte Vecchio was the only bridge over the River Arno not to be blown up by the Nazis during their retreat in World War II.
Robilant Voena are aptly flourishing an idyllic Florentine view by Thomas Patch, A View of the River Arno with the Ponte Alle Grazie, Florence, of which three variants are known (one, delivered to Horace Walpole in 1771, is now at Houghton Hall).
The 4-star USD 300 a night Plaza Hotel Lucchesi, located right on the River Arno - TourCrafters says, "Think 'Room With a View.
It is a vessel that would have served the Argonauts very well, and, as a matter of fact, it was called the "Argonautica" and was built for a mock naval battle staged in Florence on the River Arno in 1608 as part of the wedding celebrations of the future Francis II.
Moments from the Uffizi, another must see is the Ponte Vecchio, a medieval bridge across the River Arno, laced with opulent jewellery shops.
Moments from the Uffizi, another must-see is the Ponte Vecchio, a medieval bridge on the River Arno, laced with opulent jewellery shops.
View across the River Arno which divides Florence; Florence's multi-coloured Duomo and Pitti's Boboli gardens Pictures: ALAMY
We parked by the river Arno and crossed into the city over the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge.