Old Town Apartment is located in the historical area of Niccolò which is famous for its traditional restaurants and craft shops.
Just in the centre of Florence, it is a stones throw from the Ponte Vecchio
and just below Forte di Belvedere
and Piazzale Michelangelo
After crossing the River Arno you are minutes away from the historical sites of Florence, the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria
and Palazzo Vecchio, Brunelleschi's Dome
and Giotto's bell tower,
the Basilica of Santa Croce,
the Accademia Gallery
(with the celebrated Michelangelo’s David
How to Reach Us
Arriving from Florence Airport FLR
Old Town Apartment is located in Via San Niccolò, 76 about 7km away from the airport of Florence, arriving in town we suggest you take a taxi since you don't know the city and you will have to carry bags with you. You will be here in 25/30 minutes and the flat rate for the taxi will be Euro 20.00 + 1 Euro per piece of bag.
Arriving from Florence main train station Santa Maria Novella
Old Town Apartment is located in Via San Niccolò, 76 around 2km away from the main station of Florence (S.M.N.), arriving in town we suggest you take a taxi since you don't know the city and you will have to carry bags with you. You will be here in about 15 minutes and the rate for the taxi will be around Euro 15.00.
Arriving by Car
Please note that driving and parking in Florence is reserved for residents. However, you may drive to Florence Old Town Apartment just to 'unload' your luggage.
In general we recommend that you to drive directly to the garage and then walk to Florence Old Town Apartment (approximately 750 meters).
(Remember that FLORENCE is called FIRENZE in Italian!)
Coming from France, Genova, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Viareggio
-Take autostrada (highway) A11 to Firenze
-Exit at A11 to take A1 towards Roma/Milano - Follow signs to Roma - Exit at FIRENZE SUD
-Follow our detailed instructions to Florence Old Town Apartment
Coming from Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra
-Take the Siena-Firenze freeway until you reach the end, at the roundabout/traffic circle, enter autostrada (highway) A1 towards Roma/Milano - Follow signs to Roma - Exit at FIRENZE SUD
-Follow our detailed instructions to Florence Old Town Apartment.
Coming from Milano, Bologna, Lake Como, Venezia, Roma
-Stay on autostrada (highway) A1 towards Roma - Exit at FIRENZE SUD
After you have paid the toll you must follow directions to FIRENZE CENTRO through Via Marco Polo
-At the end of Via Marco Polo, turn left; follow signs for Careggi Ospedale (hospital)
-At the first traffic light turn left and cross Ponte Giovanni da Verrazzano (a bridge over the Arno river)
-Immediately after the bridge turn right onto Lungarno Ferrucci, drive to Piazza Ferrucci (basically a large oval-shaped roundabout with trees in the middle)
-Enter Piazza Ferrucci and turn immediately right driving through the square passing two traffic lights
-Keep driving entering Lungarno Cellini and pass the first telematic access point that controls access of the city center. You may pass through this access point.
To Florence Old Town Apartment just to 'unload' your luggage
-Lungarno Cellini becomes Lungarno Serristori. Continue until you have Piazza Demidoff on your left hand side.
-Turn left at the garden and immediately left again in Via dei Renai
-Drive down Via Dei Renai and turn right as soon as you can in Via dell’Olmo
-Turn right again and you will be in Via San Niccolò.
- We are door number 76 on your right hand side. Please note there is no place to park without blocking the traffic
To the Garage
-Lungarno Cellini become Lungarno Serristori, drive straight along the river to the next bridge: Ponte alle Grazie
-At the bridge continue straight ahead and pass under the second telematic access point onto Lungarno Torrigiani
-Drive straight along the river on Lungarno Torrigiani that become Via de' Bardi.
You have arrived, garage Ponte Vecchio is on your left hand side
In order to better manage the urban traffic, telematic gates have been activated in the City Limited Traffic Zones (ZTL). As of 1st December 2011, the city has introduced a new toll for entering the city's center by car.
The garage will input your license plate details into their computer system, this toll is included in the rate of the garage.
For those guests returning a car to a rental company without using the garage services, please provide the car’s plate details at Florence Old Town Apartment at check-in. You will be required to pay the toll at the hotel ONLY in this case.
The two restricted traffic zone access points for zone A+ are NOT ACCESSIBLE for anyone under any circumstances (one is in Via dei Bardi after Garage Ponte Vecchio and the other in Pizza Pitti both on the Arno south bank).
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