Borgo San Frediano - Oltrarno Neighborhood in Florence: the coolest in the world!

Discover cosmopolitan city Florence, filled with secret spots for culture lovers, fashionistas and foodies.

You will be amazed at the variety of boutiques, cafés, restaurants and markets in the vicinity, such as the Cascine Market, a favourite of the locals.

The perfect spot to get inspired and make great memories. You haven't really see Florence without walking through the Oltrarno area.

Enjoy the lovely Arno river view, vist the Pitti Palace or get a picture over the Old Bridge, get inspired by the Uffizi Museum, explore the historical city center.

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From Highway A-1 (coming from north and south) take the exit Firenze-Impruneta.

From Siena, get to the end of the Siena-Firenze road until you find the roundabout next to the highway access called Firenze-Impruneta.

At the roundabout keep following the direction to Florence city centre, drive all straight in Via Senese for about 4,3 km, then keep the right and enter in via del Gelsomino, carry on straight for another 800 meters. At the second traffic light turn left into Via del Poggio Imperiale until you reach the big Roundabout of Porta Romana. Take the fifth exit and get in Viale Francesco Petrarca, keep drivig straight for another 900 meters. At the traffic light turn right to enter in Viale Ludovico Ariosto and drive until you arrive next to Porta San Frediano (the monument of the ancient door of the city). Turn right in via Borgo San Frediano and after 50 meters turn right again into Via San Giovanni. At the end of this little street turn right in via dell'Orto where you will find the entrance of Horto Convento on your left, at number 13.

Please note, the entrance gate allows the passage of cars with a maximum width of 230 cm.

The parking is available on reservation at the cost of Euro 20,00 per day.

Be Aware - Traffic Restricted Area (ZTL) Florence downtown

Kindly pay attention that Hotel Horto Convento is inside Florence historic downtown, but outside the TRAFFIC RESTRICTED AREA (ZTL) delimited by telematic doors. Only resident people can enter inside Florence downtown. Is possible to arrive to Hotel Horto Convento without going under the telematic doors following our itinerary. Please contact our staff if you need more information.