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FLORENCE AIRPORT “AMERIGO VESPUCCI”
You can fly into Florence Airport, called Amerigo Vespucci and it is located northwest of Florence, just 4 km from the city center. The airport is accessible from the center of Florence, driving along what is known as Viale Guidoni up to the road that leads to “Firenze Norte / Firenze Mare” motorway (A1 and A11).
You can travel by Taxi to the city center in 15 minutes, stop in front of the arrivals terminal.
The bus service takes 20 minutes to take you from the airport to the Santa Maria Novella train station.
Car rental: in the airport terminal there are several car rental companies that offer their services through our search engine
If you travel with a rental car you can reach the airport from other cities in Tuscany, as it is located right next to the A1 and A11 exit Firenze Norte: Prato (8 km), Pistoia (24 km), Montecatini (36 km), Lucca (65 km), Siena (68 km), Arezzo (77 km), Pisa (86 km), Carrara and Massa (117 km), Grosseto (143 km), as well as from the sea and its ports: Livorno (115 km) and Piombino (170 km).
FLORENCE TRAIN STATION “SANTA MARIA NOVELLA”
Arriving by train: The main train station in Florence is called “Santa Maria Novella”. It is located in the center, it is close to the main tourist attractions, as well as the exhibitions and the main shopping centers. The station area is also km 0 from where buses service the entire city and surrounding area.
The second most important station is that of Florence Campo di Marte, it is used for national and international rail services, it is located next to the ring road that surrounds the old city. In both facilities you have the possibility of renting a car at the Florence station, in this way, it will be much more comfortable for you to travel through a private means of transport. You will need a driver’s license and a credit card to be able to deposit the deposit for the duration of the rental.
FLORENCE, COME VISIT ONE OF THE MOST ROMANTIC DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE
Florence is the capital of Tuscany, the Arno river passes through the city, it is located between the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian seas. Florence with a past linked to a long tradition of industry, crafts, commerce, culture, art and science. Hire a rental car in Florence to visit the Tuscany region. Florence is the birthplace of the great literature of Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio. Here is the famous Cathedral “Duomo” of Santa Maria del Fiore, an Italian Gothic construction.
In Tuscany, between the 14th and 16th centuries, the greatest period of Humanism and the Renaissance was born and developed, movements that radically innovated culture and art. A city as touristic as Florence has been enriched by a cultural heritage for many centuries and thanks to this wealth, a city worthy of the greatest admiration has come down to us in our times.
Discover the most emblematic places in Florence, Palazzo Vecchio, the most important civil building in the city of Florence, the entire palace is a museum or the Pitti Palace, which is located in a large semicircular square. In addition, Florence is home to some of the most important museums in Italy: the Palatina Gallery, the Silver Museum, the Modern Art Gallery or the Custom Gallery.
TRAVELING BY ROAD WITH A RENTAL CAR IN FLORENCE
Traveling by car: The A1 motorway is the main artery linking the north and south of the country, passing in front of Florence, it has four exits. A third lane is currently under construction on the Barberino-Incisa section of the A1. The A11 motorway and the two-lane Florence-Rome–Livorno highway connect the city to the west (Tyrrhenian Sea).
Getting around the center of Florence by car: The area of greatest tourist interest coincides with the ZTL (“Limited Traffic Area”), a restricted traffic zone controlled by a network of cameras. If you have to arrive with a rental car at a pre-booked accommodation, please contact the hotel to provide the details of your vehicle (registration number, etc.) to the local police, so that you can enter the no problem restricted area. Otherwise, you will have to park outside the ZTL (“Limited Traffic Area”) and take a bus, taxi or walk to your accommodation.