Italy Piazza Michelangelo

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Location of Michelangelo Square : Piazalle Michelangelo is located high on a hill across the Arno River from Florence City center. The square offers you the best views of the renaissance city.

By Bus : the plaza can be reached by bus numbers 12 or 13 from the train station, or by the red sightseeing tour buses.

On Foot : you can climb up to Piazzale Michelangelo from Porta a San Niccolo or Piazza Poggi, found at the base of the hill.

From the Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria, just walk along the south side of the river upstream towards the Torre San Niccolo, located directly underneath the piazza. From there follow the looping ramps up to the top of the hill.

Nearest train station : Florence's main national and international railway hub is Santa Maria Novella train station, located on Piazza della Stazione, a 10 minute walk from the city centre.

Railway Accommodation -- We can offer you the best hotels, b&b's and hostels near by a rail station in Italy.

Nearest airport : the closest major airport is Florence Peretola Airport, situated around 5km or 3,1 miles west of Firenze city center. The other major international airport of Tuscany is Pisa Galileo Galilei.

Cruise Port : the cruise port terminal of Tuscany is situated in the town of Livorno, within easy reach by train from Firenze Italy.

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Piazzale Michelangelo

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Florence Piazzale Michelangelo is a square offering breathtaking views of Firenze Italy and the Arno valley. The piazza is filled with tourists, vendors, and also a bronze replica of Michelangelo's David.

There is a great choice of hotels, hostels, apartments and b&b's located within easy reach of the panoramic viewpoint at Piazzale Michelangelo. Accommodation located along the River Arno, a 20-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and the historic city centre.

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Cheap OFFERS ! See our inexpensive deals, also last minute offers for accommodation in Florence Italy beside Michelangelo square. Where to Stay ? Find your hotel, bed and breakfast, furnished apartment or inexpensive hostel in downtown within close distance of this plaza.

Michelangelo Square in Firenze Italy

Florence Piazzale Michelangelo is a famous square that offers a magnificent and the best panoramic view of Florence city centre. It's one of the main tourist attractions of the city. From the piazza you have a view of Florence from Forte Belvedere to Santa Croce. You will see the Ponte Vecchio bridge that crosses the river Arno, the Duomo cathedral and Campanile, Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello and the octagonal bell tower of the Badia Fiorentina. The hills of Settignano and Fiesole can also be seen from the piazza.

The Piazza Michelangelo is situated on a hill on the south bank of the Arno River, just east of the center of Florence. The square is designed in 1869 by Guiseppe Poggi. In the middle of this plaza stand bronze copies of Michelangelo’s "David" and the four statues on the tombs in the Medici Chapels.

Just above Piazzale Michelangelo stands the basilica of San Miniato al Monte. The green and white marble façade of the basilica is considered one of the finest examples of the Florentine Romanesque style. The San Miniato al Monte basilic is built between the 11th and 13th centuries and contains fine artworks such as the chapel of the "Crucifixion" by Michelozzo and the chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal both decorated by Luca della Robbia and the splendid frescoes by Spinello Aretino, depicting "Scenes from the Life of St. Benedict".

You can catch the bus to the square or just walk up the steep winding road that leads you up to the top of the hill. On the square are a couple of places to sit and have a drink or snack, and the usual tourist souvenirs.

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Villa La Vedetta - ( Hotel located near the Michelangelo square in Firenze )

This exclusive and luxurious hotel has been obtained from a neo-renaissance villa located just few steps from the Old Bridge.

Residence Michelangiolo - ( Hotel close to Michelangelo Square in Florence )

Residence Michelangiolo is a new structure that welcomes you into a villa dating back to 1917, totally renovated with exquisite detail maintaining the elegance and charm of long ago.

Hotel David - ( Hotel situated close to Michelangelo Piazza Florence in Italy )

Just a few minutes from Ponte Vecchio and Basilica di Santa Croce, Hotel David is set in Villa Drina, an elegant 19th century building once home to local nobility.