The hotel is located in the heart of the historic centre of Florence, surrounded by monuments, churches and buildings of extraordinary beauty. All the most interesting and evocative city sites are within a short walking distance, passing through little streets full of charm and mystery. This exclusive hotel in Florence is very close to the San Lorenzo Market
, hosted in a gigantic iron and glass building
, where natives gather to buy local food and wine specialties. The Galleria dell'Accademia is just a short distance away, hosting the famous David by Michelangelo, as is the Duomo with its splendid dome by Brunelleschi.Dominating the historical centre of the city is the Duomo
, or the city's Cathedral, a landmark of elegance and beauty. The River Arno, which cuts through the oldest part of the city, is crowned with the Ponte Vecchio Bridge lined with shops and held up by stilts. Dating back to the 14th century, it is the only bridge that survived attacks during WWII. Standing by the river at night, when the city is illuminated with a myriad twinkling lights, is unforgettable.