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!DIRECTIONS
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.
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.
Michelangelo’s David is one of the Jewels of the Accademia Gallery, extraordinary museum of Florence, rich of incredible artworks. A must see for all the art lovers out there, not far from our hotel.
Marvelous palace of the Renaissance in the Oltrarno area, Palazzo Pitti is the ancient residence of the Medici family, now hosting several museums such as the Galleria Palatina and the Modern Art Gallery.
Elegant and majestic space in Florence, Piazza Duomo and its cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, are pure expression of the Renaissance, with Giotto’s Bell Tower and Brunelleschi’s Dome.
One of the most suggestive landmarks in Florence, Ponte Vecchio is the most ancient bridge in the city. During the day animated by the many jewelry shops, romantic and fascinating the night, the bridge is Florence’s iconic symbol.
Enter this church and you will discover the world of Brunelleschi. Subtle perspective games, harmony and the balance of shapes, are the characteristics of this incredible building, with its unique facade in rough stone.
Probably the most important museum of Italy, with its unique collection of sculptures and paintings. In its rooms you can experience the Renaissance, the Flemish painting, Giotto, Raffaello, Canaletto, Botticelli and many others.
Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco is located a few meters from the Duomo of Florence and the Accademia Gallery. An ideal location in the heart of Florence, also convenient for reaching Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria.
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