The Location

The Location

You can find apartment Il Nido in the true historic center of Florence. The train station of Santa Maria Novella is a short walk from the apartment and there is no need to take any public transportation or to rent a car to get around the major hot spots in town.

Art and Museums
The Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral) and its magnificent chapel by Brunelleschi can be seen from all the windows of the apartment, and it is reached with a 3 minutes walk.

The Medicean chapel is also right in front of the apartment, and even closer than the Duomo and right besides the San Lorenzo church.

The Public Palace, or Palazzo Vecchio is also visible from the windows of the apartment. With a short walk of 8 minutes you are in Piazza della Signoria admiring art masterpieces such as the David of Michelangelo and the Loggia Dei Lanzi sheltering Cellini’s Perseus, among other major works of art.

By the way, did you know that the birthplace of Benvenuto Cellini is right next door apartment Il Nido?

Restaurants
The market square right below the apartment windows is full of life day and night, giving you the chance to live Florence as a Florentine. There are plenty of restaurants for all tastes: Tuscan food, Souther Italian cuisine, Chinese, Japanese, pizza places and international shops where you can find any exotic food you may need to cook something out of the ordinary at home.

Quiet
The apartment is on the fifth floor, very quiet with one window facing the square. A portion of the roof shelters the apartment from any excessive noise, while the bedroom is at the back of the apartment, so you are ensured quiet and restful nights.