| Luxury B&B in Florence near Santa Maria Novella train station, The Duomo and the Medici Chapels
Only a 10 minute walk away from Ponte Vecchio and from the Uffizi, Residenza Castiglioni, luxury B&B close to the Duomo of Florence, is pleased to welcome you in the rooms of a historic sixteenth century residence, conveniently located in order to reach the train station of Santa Maria Novella.
In downtown Florence, not far from the Fortezza da Basso (Basso Fortress) and from the Palazzo dei Congressi (Congress Building), privileged destinations of every business traveler, the charming atmosphere of the bed & breakfast perfectly blends in with the beauty of the monuments that make Florence truly unique: Battistero, Campanile di Giotto (Giotto Bell tower) and the extraordinary dome of Brunelleschi.
Choosing the luxury rooms of the B&B Residenza Castiglioni, means leaving your car in the garage and visiting Florence by foot or with public transportation, discovering the charm of Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and Lungarno, with dozens of typical bars and restaurants where you can enjoy a cocktail or a romantic dinner for two.
The boutiques of via Tornabuoni are highly appreciated by tourists from all over the world for the high fashion clothing, made in the atelier (or fashion houses) of some of the best Italian stylists. In Florence you will also find the latest prêt-à-porter items and many artisan workshops, a true delight for those who love shoes, leather and precious goods.
A place worth visiting in Florence is definitely the Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi Gallery), one of the greatest museums in the world. Its collection of paintings and sculptures includes names such as Giotto, Piero della Francesca, Raffaello, Leonardo, Rembrandt and many others.
A beautiful and romantic place, where you can watch the Arno slowly flow by and where you can stroll amongst the old goldsmith workshops. Left intact during the bombings of World War II and still standing after the flood of 1966, Ponte Vecchio is one of the most authentic symbols of Florence.
Once you're at the Santa Maria Novella (SMN) train station head to the Residenza Castiglioni by foot. It's only a five minute walk. Once you exit the station it should be behind you. Turn left onto via Panzani, the street heading towards the Duomo. At the first traffic light turn left. The B&B is only 50 meters away, at number 8 of via del Giglio.
From the airports of Firenze Peretola “Amerigo Vespucci” and Pisa “Galileo Galilei”, in addition to the taxi service, we recommend you to reach the B&B by taking the bus for the Santa Maria Novella station (SMN) of Florence and then to follow the directions under ‘By train’. From the airport of Florence the trip is about 20/30 minutes maximum, from Pisa it's about an hour and fifteen minutes.
The B&B Residenza Castiglioni is located in a controlled traffic zone (or ZTL). At the moment of your arrival please contact us and give us the licence plate number of your car so that you can have free access to the zone up to our facility. Coming from north, exit at ‘Firenze Nord’, while, if you're coming from south, the exit is ‘Firenze Impruneta’. In both cases follow the directions for the centro (downtown) and for the Santa Maria Novella station: the B&B is less than 200 meters away, in via del Giglio.
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