Everything is close by: the House of Dante, the Bargello Sculpture Museum, the ancient Church of the Badia Fiorentina, the Church of Orsanmichele, Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo...on the corner there is a pharmacy and a little further on the Post Office, American Express, banks, change offices and taxi stands...
THE EASIEST WAY TO REACH US
Please make a quick check of your city map as you approach the city:
If you arrive from Bologna or from Pisa, just follow the signs on the A1 highway towards the city enter and drive as far as Piazzale di Porta al Prato. From here follow the signs to the Railway Station where you can leave the car in the underground parking. Then hire a taxi or take bus number 14 or 23 towards the Duomo and get off at Via Del Proconsolo, which is a few steps away from us.
If you arrive from the north side hills of Fiesole, or from Roma and Arezzo on the A1 highway, remember to reach Piazza Beccaria, then drive all the way down Via Dell'Agnolo with continuation in Via Pandolfini.
Once at the corner with Via Dei Giraldi, turn left twice and you will be in Via Ghibellina where, at number 170 red, you can leave the car at Garage Bargello - Tel. 0039.055 287058 for a very reasonable price! Give them our name to get a discount!!!!
If you are coming from Siena, you will end up at Piazzale di Porta Romana, just in front of the ancient
city gate. From here take a left and keep on this street following the ancient city wall as far as Ponte
alla Vittoria, which is the bridge over the river Arno. Cross the bridge and keep going straight, pass Piazzale di Porta al Prato and follow the signs to the Railway Station. From the Railway Station to us, follow as mentioned above.
If you arrive from the A. Vespucci Florence Airport, 5 km from the city center, you should either take a taxi which will cost approximately € 15,00 directly to us or you could take the shuttle bus to the Railway Station then continue with the city buses 14 or 23 or t
As far as shopping is concerned you only have to choose your preferred
purchase: gold, jewellery, watches, clothes, shoes, shirts, ties, leather bags, Florentine paper, antique pictures, prints, mosaics, wrough iron, etc. You can also visit a typical enoteca (specialist wine vendor) close by, if you are looking for a special wine, or you can go to the Straw Market if you want a handsome Florentine straw hat....