Florence&Us - Piazza Santa Croce 1

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Via delle Pinzochere, Florence, Tuscany 50122, Italy

Cozy flat in the heart of Florence,
next to Piazza Santa Croce

The Space

Flo­rence­&Us pro­vides you a unique way
to expe­ri­ence the city of Flo­rence and Tuscany.

As a mat­ter of fact, not just by offer­ing the comfy apart­ment in the cen­ter of Flo­rence, which is also near the char­ac­ter­is­tic and enchant­ing Santa Croce square, plus, from your indi­vid­ual requests ‚we could help you to orga­nize your per­sonal tour by fol­low­ing your own wish and your own inter­ests.
We pro­vide ser­vice to orga­nize per­sonal tour that based on your inter­ests and expec­ta­tion.
There­fore, you can actu­ally choose to spend your hol­i­day inde­pen­dently oth­er­wise you can join us to dis­cover the true beauty of Flo­rence and Tuscany.

Our apart­ment, located in an antique and ele­gant atmos­phere of the cen­ter of Flo­rence, one minute walk to Santa Croce square, are also close to all the impor­tant mon­u­ments and muse­ums of Flo­rence like Duomo (main cathe­dral church of Flo­rence) ‚Gal­le­ria degli Uffizi (one of the most pres­ti­gious muse­ums of the world) and Palazzo Vec­chio (mayor’s office).What’s more, we offer a equipped kitchen, wash­ing machine, TV, WIFI Inter­net, towels, hair dryer, phone, microwave and heater in the house.

Guest Access

Exclusive use of the apartment.

Interaction with Guests

Fast and easy communication by airbnb or by telephone, before your arrival.
We set a check in time and We can meet directly in the apartment for check-in.
During the check in, I will give you all the information and advices to live like a Florentine!

The Neighborhood

Piazza Santa Croce is one of the largest and most famous squares of central Florence. The Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in the world, overlooks the piazza. The basilica's most notable features are its sixteen chapels, many of them decorated with frescoes by Giotto and his pupils, and its tombs and cenotaphs. It is the burial place of some illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo Buonarroti, Niccolò Machiavelli, Enrico Fermi, Galileo Galilei, Ugo Foscolo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luigi Cherubini, Leon Battista Alberti, Vittorio Alfieri, Gioacchino Rossini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Lorenzo Bartolini, Pier Antonio Micheli, Bartolomeo Cristofori, and Giovanni Gentile. For this reason it also known as the Temple of the Italian Glories (Tempio dell'Itale Glorie). In front of the Basilica there is famous marble statue made by Enrico Pazzi decidated to Dante Alighieri, and formerly places in the middle of the piazza.

Getting around

By bus:

Small electric buses (ATAF lines) C1, C2, C3,
bus 23 and night bus services Nottetempo operate in the city centre and will get you close to the Church.

Tickets can be purchased at many newsstands and tobacco sellers (usually “Tabacchi” in Italy display a sign with a big white “T” on a dark blue or black background) around the city.

In addition you can get them when you board the bus, asking the bus driver for a “biglietto”: in this case you will need exact change.

If you have a mobile phone you can also buy a ticket by sending a text message with the word “Ataf” to the number (phone number hidden) (the cost is €1,20 + Phone Company prices) ; within a few seconds you will receive the answer with a code to show the bus inspector if requested.

By car:

South Florence (Firenze Sud) Motorway exit is the nearest to Santa Croce. See the itinerary on (website hidden) Maps.

If you intend to travel by car, keep in mind that Florence city centre is a restricted area (ZTL).
For detailed information, please check Zona a Traffico Limitato (Limited Traffic Area): Santa Croce Complex is located inside “B” section on the map.
To drive the car through this part of the city you have to ask the Municipal Police for a special permission.

Florence has a website devoted to parking in the city.
Click on “Parcheggi” to see the list of parking lots: parcheggio Beccaria and parcheggio S. Ambrogio are close to Santa Croce.
Another useful page is Parking in Florence.

By taxi:

Taxis can either be hailed on the street or from designated taxi ranks or be booked in advance by calling one of the following phone numbers:
(phone number hidden)

Other Things to Note

On request, We have available a garage at 10€ per day. It's 4 km far from the apartment. If you are interested, please contact me for more info about this service.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 0
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $21 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $697 /week
Monthly Price: $2703 /month
Security Deposit: $142
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Flexible
  • A friend and I recently stayed in this apartment for 2 nights.
    The location is incredible as it is not too noisy by night, yet the square of Santa Croce can be reached in 4 minutes, and the Duomo is also just 10 minutes away by foot!
    It also happens to be on the same road as the secret bakery!! Open late.
    Our host, Niccolo, provided us on arrival with a map of the city and recommendations for the best bars, restaurants and clubs!
    He even lent us an Italian phone incase we needed to contact him.

    No problems!
    Great stay!

    April 2014
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