Located in Florence's historic heart the B&B is a 10-minute walk to the Duomo and the church of Santa Croce. On entering the reception area, from the ancient stairs, you will feel immediatelly the atmosphere of antiquity. Each of the eleven beautiful and spacious rooms has its own unique style, furnished with antiques, but not neglecting the modern comforts of a king-size bed, flat-screen tv, satellite tv, internet access on request, a minibar and a personal safe. Most of the rooms open onto a quite inner courtyard with table and chairs.
Urban life in a medieval city: Siena Rental car pick-up Type: Fiat Punto Evo 1.2 or similar Pick-up location near Florence Station Driving through Chianti Distance: 60 km Travel time: 1:00 h The picturesque landscape between Florence and Siena is famous for its wine and is considered the heart of Tuscany. There is much to discover in the rolling hills: vineyards, medieval castles and idyllic villages.
A cypress alley will lead you to 800 acres of majestic hill country near Vagliagli, a private Chianti Classico estate, where you can enjoy Italian nature, art, fashion and La Dolce Vita. This is now one of the most elegant guesthouses on a working wine estate in Tuscany. Here some of Italybest and most famous wine is produced.
Southern Tuscany Via Perugia: 150 km Travel time: 2:00 h Via Montepulciano: 160 km Travel time: 3:00 h The most direct route leads around Lake Trasimeno and past the Umbrian chief city of Perugia. A scenic alternate route will take you through southern Tuscany to Montepulciano, the hill-top city famous for its Vino Nobile wine.
With a unique panorama over the medieval town of Todi and the Tevere Valley, this relais is ideal for a relaxing break in the heart of unspoilt nature. It is an ancient structure, which dates back to the Roman era. You can still see the original Roman brickwork. Each room is comfortable and spacious and has a beautiful view. You can relax in the large garden and take a dip in the swimming pool. Inside, you will find a cosy lounge, a small library, and a conference room. Start your day with a rich breakfast buffet, complete with freshly baked bread and cakes.
Fontana Maggiore in IV Novembre square: it is made of pink and white stone and it is decorated with intricately carved panels showing astrological signs and more
The Palazzo dei Priori: it is where the town councilors used to meet, it has some beautiful 13th century frescoes and wooden furniture. It houses the National Art Gallery of Umbria and three other museums
The Corso Vannucci: it is the main pedestrian street and it is lined with elegant shops, bars, and eating places
The Rocca Paolina: it is a fortress built by Pope Paul III. Nowadays you can wander through the underground remains of the streets and houses. There are also art exhibits held in the building.
Distance: 150 km Travel time: 2:30 h From the ancient city of Orvieto you will approach a regional park that protects the source of the Tiber River, of such crucial importance to Rome. The route then follows the river to the Eternal City. Rental car drop off Drop off location: Rome Termini Central Train Station
This charming bed and breakfast is located in the heart of the historical centre of Rome, near the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, Trajan's Market, the Victorian and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.The atmosphere is intimate and each room has its own ensuite bathroom with shower cabin and is equipped with hairdryer, safe, courtesy kit and free Wi-Fi.