How to reach Soggiorno La Pergola
Choosing to stay at the Soggiorno La Pergola you will be in the heart of Florence, in historical centre, within walking distance of squares, churches and monuments that have made this marvelous city famous.
A short walk leads to the Piazza Duomo, where you can admire Giotto's Bell Tower, the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral with the majestic dome by Brunelleschi and the Baptistery with the famous Gates of Paradise by Ghiberti.
Go past the National Museum of Bargello, you enter the Piazza della Signoria, the administration center of Florence; between superb architecture and opulent palaces - on all the Medici Palazzo Vecchio - they display a beautiful copy of Michelangelo's David and the Gothic arches of the Loggia dei Lanzi.
Soon after, arrive at the amazing Uffizi Gallery, where an exceptional variety of works of art are conserved, ranging from the 14th century, the Renaissance and the modern age; including artists such as Botticelli, Giotto, Caravaggio, Rembrandt. Reserve tickets in advance and enjoy an unparalleled collection. A must-see!
Ponte Vecchio, with its antique goldsmith shops, is one of the symbols of Florence. Look out over the Arno and allow yourself to become enchanted by the slow flow of water, a charming and romantic venue that precedes the Palazzo Pitti with its famous Boboli Gardens, green oasis in the center of the city.
A few minutes walk from the Soggiorno La Pergola is the Santa Croce Basilica. Built in the 13th century, it represents one of the highest expressions of Italian Gothic; buried inside are famous artists, writers and scientists such as Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Galileo Galilei. This was the reason that prompted the poet Ugo Foscolo to define the building as 'The temple of Italian glories'.
Surrounding the Piazza Duomo, Via dè Tornabuoni hosta high-fashion boutiques, shoe stores and renowned pasteries. For souvenirs and leather goods, turn to the San Lorenzo Market; if you are looking for books or antiques, the famous Pulci Market is the one for you. Are you a person passionate about antiques? Go to Via Maggio, or Ponte Vecchio. On Tuesday morning, go to the Cascine Market and, when you have finished shopping, take a nice walk through the park.
Soggiorno La Pergola Florence is situated in via della Pergola, 23 and is: