GERARDO RUEDA IN FLORENCE: PINTURA VERDE & PINTURA ROJA
DECEMBER and CHRISTMAS IN FLORENCE: shopping and culture
Typical cocktails of Florence: the Negroni
  • GERARDO RUEDA IN FLORENCE: PINTURA VERDE & PINTURA ROJA
  • DECEMBER and CHRISTMAS IN FLORENCE: shopping and culture
  • Typical cocktails of Florence: the Negroni

Our hotel close to the Accademia Gallery in the heart of Florence

The hotel is situated near the Accademia Gallery of Florence, where you will find some of Michelangelo’s masterpieces, including the statue of David. Only a short distance away is Piazza del Duomo, the main religious center of Florence, dominated by the magnificent cathedral and the famous Brunelleschi Dome. Next to it, Giotto's bell tower and the adjacent Baptistery of St. John, adorned with the renowned Gates to Paradise. Just beyond, the Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio. From our hotel in the center of Florence, all the wonders of Florence are ready at your fingertips!

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Parking

Parking in Florence is not always easy, but the service offered by Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco can help you out since your very first arrival in the city: leave the car keys at the front desk of the hotel for valet parking at a partner-garage located nearby the hotel.

LTZ

Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco is located in a Limited Traffic Zone (LTZ). Upon your arrival at the hotel you are kindly requested to inform the front desk of your car’s license plate to avoid an unpleasant fine. Remember not to run on the lane reserved for buses or emergency vehicles.

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Driving Walking

FLORENCE WITH THE FLORENTINES
NEWS, ANECDOTES AND STORIES OF FLORENCE

The most interesting Museums of Florence: Opificio delle Pietre Dure

A rare pearl in the heart of Florence: museum of the Opificio Delle Pietre Dure! A stone made masterpiece museum.

Uffizi Gallery: facts and curiosities about the most famous museum of Italy

Learn more about the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the most visited museum in Italy. Facts & curiosities of Vasari’s masterpiece.

DISCOVER FLORENCE’S STRAW HATS

Learn more about the almost unknown Florentine traditional handcraft: buy an handmade straw hat while you are in Florence!

IN FLORENCE, A TAXI WITH A SURPRISE

In Florence there is a special taxi that rocks the streets of the city: discover the story of Aunt Caterina and her taxi cab Milano 25.

STREET FOOD IN FLORENCE

Florence made the history of the street food. Here we tell you how to feel as a local by stopping at the “vinaini” for a snack.

STORIES OF FLORENCE: Guelphs and Ghibellines

Every story has its own origin, often unknown, intriguing and surprising. Florence is no exception.

THE HORTICULTURE GARDEN IN FLORENCE

Visit the Horticulture Garden in Florence: a green pearl in the cradle of Renaissance. An itinerary not to be missed during your stay.

THE DUOMO OF FLORENCE: A STORY ABOUT THE FLOW OF TIME

Discover more about the Duomo of Florence and its magical way of signing the time passing by.

TUSCAN DIALECT FOR DUMMIES IN FLORENCE LESSON #2

Are you ready to speak like a real Florentine while in vacation? Here are some lessons you can take before going.

TUSCAN DIALECT FOR DUMMIES IN FLORENCE

Learn how to speak as a real Tuscan! Idioms and cultural facts about the most loved dialect in Italy!

DISCOVER THE AUTHENTIC SOUL OF FLORENCE