Location & DirectionsHotel Bretagna is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence just on the Arno river, few steps from Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery with his Art masterpieces.
For who love shopping, you can easily reach Via De' Tornabuoni where you can find all the most famous fashion brands & haute couture of "Made in Italy".
How to reach the Hotel
By trainFirenze Santa Maria Novella (SMN) station. Once you are out the train station, you have to go in Santa Maria Novella Square, and then follow via dei Fossi. As soon as you are in front of the Arno river go on your left in Lungarno Corsini, we are at nr. 6. It is a nice walk, for a maximum of 10 min.
By carIn case you arrive by the highway A1, don't miss FIRENZE IMPRUNETA exit, it is the right one. Follow directions for the CENTRO CITTA', enter the city center by PORTA ROMANA, then VIA ROMANA, VIA MAGGIO, as soon as you reach the river take LUNGARNO GUICCIARDINI on your left, cross the 1st bridge on your right and turn right in LUNGARNO CORSINI we are at nr. 6.
For those arriving by car - please read carefully -The Hotel Bretagna is located right in the historic city center, inside the limited traffic zone (ZTL).
This limited traffic zone needs a special permit to enter.
Anyway our guests are allowed to enter in the city but they are recommended to communicate as soon as they arrive at the front desk of the hotel reception.
Their plate number will be recorded and also the exact time when they have entered.
The Hotel will avoid a sanction which might be caused entering to the ZTL zone.
The Florence Council requires the payment of 1 euro for each communication access to the ZTL zone.
This communication has a legal validity only once. There is no need to communicate anything when you leave the city center.
The ZTL (traffic limited zone) is in operation every day from 7.30 am until 7.30 pm except Sunday and public holidays.
During the time of summer on Thursday through Saturday from 10 pm until 3 am the traffic limited zone is also enforced.
The Hotel Bretagna will not take any responsability in case of missing communication (for ex. the plate number and entering time) from our clients and not even for an inaccurate use of your car during your stay.
Conventional parking serviceThe Hotel Bretagna is offering our clients the possibility to use a conventional garage place (Garage Peguet) to facilitate the parking of your car in the city center.
The garage provides picking up of your car in front of the Hotel and also return of your car.
The rates are: 25 euro for a small car; 28 euro for a medium and big car (for ex. station wagon, off-road car, suv).
The rate is valid for 24 hours, no longer past 3 pm of the following day.
Public parking placesAs an alternative of leaving your car in a private garage there are public parking sites of a basic fee around 20 EUR for 24 hours. Most public parking places are in immediate surrounding of the city center. The closest one from the Hotel is Parcheggio della Calza in Piazza della Calza, zone of Porta Romana, around 20 minutes walking.
ImportantIt is not possible to park your car free of charge anywhere in the city center because all parking spots on the streets are reserved only for the city residents with permit.
By FlightFrom the airport, the best thing to do is to take a taxi with 15/20 Euro charge.
Otherwise take the bus for Santa Maria Novella train station and follow our directions as above.