| Holiday rentals near the San Marco Museum Florence
Palazzo Alfani is located in front of the Gallerie dell'Accademia, where the David by Michelangelo Buonarroti is exhibited, the famous masterpiece sculpted by the great Renaissance artist.
The Palazzo's location is a perfect starting point for discovering the treasures and splendours of Florence. Don't miss out on visiting the Museo di San Marco, just 100 meters from the apartments, where you'll appreciate the unspoiled atmosphere of the ancient 15th century convent in which the museum is located.
The main museums and attractions are situated in the immediate surroundings of our apartments. Just 400 meters away, you'll be able to admire the Duomo and famous cupola by Brunelleschi, from its summit you can take in Florence in all its splendor. Next to the cathedral there are the bell tower by Giotto and the Baptistery of San Giovanni.
Walk along Via De’ calzaiuoli to arrive at Florence's main square, Piazza della Signoria, with its renaissance sculptures and Palazzo Vecchio, the city's symbol of civil power, bringing you directly back in time to the Renaissance.
From Piazza della Signoria, access the Galleria degli Uffizi, one of the most renowned museums in the world, where some of the most important works of art of our artistic heritage are on display.
Florence isn't just one of the most beautiful artistic cities in Italy; it's also the ideal place or lovers of good food and MADE in ITALY shopping.
In addition to the conveniently located "Il Centro" supermarket for all your needs, just up the street level, in its immediate vicinity Palazzo Alfani is surrounded by excellent restaurants, coffee bars, pastry shops and the outstanding focacceria Pugi.
The luxury boutiques of Via dei Tornabuoni, Via della Vigna Nuova and Via del Parione, the home of some of the most renowned Italian designers, including Gucci, Prada, Pucci, Ferragamo, Bulgari and Etro, are complemented by the famous stores in Piazza della Repubblica and Via Roma.
Palazzo Alfani also boasts a strategic location for BUSINESS travellers to Florence, just a few minutes from the Convention Centre and Fortezza da Basso. These sites host some of the most important international trade fair events (including the Mostra Internazionale dell‘Artigianato [International Crafts Exhibit] and Pitti Immagine), making Florence one of the major trade fair and convention centres in Italy.
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We offer our guests a private transfer service from Tuscany's major airports in Florence and Pisa, or by train stations of Santa Maria Novella and Campo di Marte. Inquire or book now!
Florence's "Amerigo Vespucci" airport is located 7 km from the centre of the city. To arrive at Palazzo Alfani, take a taxi or the “vola in bus” shuttle bus service to get to Santa Maria Novella train station in about 20 minutes. From there, continue on foot (if you're not carrying heavy luggage); it's just a 10 minute walk, or take the no. 1 or 7 bus (get off at Piazza San Marco). Palazzo Alfani is just 100 meters ahead on the left, in Via Ricasoli 49 blue.
From Santa Maria Novella station, continue on foot (if you're not carrying heavy luggage); it's just a 10 minute walk, or take the no. 1 or 7 bus (get down at Piazza San Marco).
Palazzo Alfani is just 100 meters ahead on the left, in Via Ricasoli 49 blue.
from the south:
Exit at “Firenze Sud” and follow the signs for Firenze centro.
Continue along the Lungarno del Tempio up to Piazza Beccaria, then proceed along the avenue up to Piazza della Libertà. Once in the square, enter the roundabout and take Via Cavour. In Piazza San Marco, continue straight on Via Cavour upto the traffic lights, then turn left onto Via degli Alfani and take the first street on your left (Via Ricasoli). Palazzo Alfani is at number 49, directly in front of the entrance to the Galleria dell’Accademia.
from the north:
Exit at “Firenze Nord” and follow the signs for Firenze centro to reach the Fortezza da Basso. Take Viale Spartaco Lavagnini to Piazza della Libertà.
Once in the square, take the second street on the right into Via Cavour. In Piazza San Marco, continue straight on Via Cavour upto the traffic lights, then turn left onto Via degli Alfani and take the first street on your left (Via Ricasoli). Palazzo Alfani is at number 49 blue, directly in front of the entrance to the Galleria dell’Accademia.
Warning! Palazzo Alfani is situated in a Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL). Only residents are allowed to park in the ZTL. We offer our clients the possibility of park their car at the Michelangelo garage in Via Ricasoli 28, at a special daily rate which includes an entry ticket to the ZTL and valet service. Please notify us that you require parking facilities when booking or before your arrival in order to avoid parking fines.