Piazza Santa Croce, Florence

Location and distances

The apartments of Residenza Santa Croce, renovated in 2017, are located just 50 meters from the entrance of the Basilica of Santa Croce and 100 meters from the famous Piazza Santa Croce.

By staying in this residence, you can easily reach on foot all the artistic and historical treasures of the center of Florence in just a few minutes.


  • - Basilica of Santa Croce - 50 m. - 1 min.
  • - Piazza Santa Croce - 100 m. - 2 min.
  • - National Library - 330 m. - 4 min.
  • - Lungarno - 350 m. - 4 min.
  • - Bargello Museum - 600 m. - 8 min.
  • - Piazza della Signoria (Palazzo Vecchio) - 700 m. - 8 min.
  • - Uffizi Gallery - 800 m. - 11 min.
  • - Ponte Vecchio - 1000 m. - 14 min.
  • - Piazza del Duomo (Duomo/Baptistery) - 800 m. - 11 min.
  • - Museum of the Opera del Duomo - 800 m. - 11 min.
  • - Academy Gallery - 1200 m. - 17 min.
  • - Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens - 1400 m. - 19 min.
  • - Piazza S. M. Novella and Train Station - 1400 m. - 19 min.
  • - Piazzale Michelangelo (Florence panorama) - 1400 m. - 19 min.
  • - Church of San Miniato (Florence panorama) - 1600 m. - 23 min.
  • - Forte Belvedere (Florence panorama) - 1700 m. - 24 min.


By car
Coming from the A1 highway, we recommend taking the "Firenze Sud" exit. Continue towards Florence until you pass the Varlungo Bridge. After the bridge, turn left following the signs for the Center and continue straight along the Lungarni for about 3 km, once you reach the traffic light at the end of Lungarno del Tempio you will be forced to turn right onto Viale Amendola. After about 100 meters, take the first left (Viale Duca degli Abruzzi), staying in the right lane. Then turn right, at the traffic light go straight on Via Dell'Agnolo. After about 100 meters you will find the telematic door that marks the entrance to the ZTL. Continue for another 100 meters and turn left onto Via dei Pepi. Go straight crossing Via Ghibellina, when you reach the corner of Piazza Santa Croce, turn left. After 100 meters, on the left, you will have arrived at Residenza Santa Croce. After unloading your luggage, you can take your car to our private parking, Garage del Bargello, in Via Ghibellina 170r, at discounted prices for our guests.

By train
Santa Maria Novella Station is 1.4 km from Residenza Santa Croce. To reach the Residence you can take a taxi or the C2 bus from Via Panzani in the direction of "Beccaria" to the "Ghibellina Pepi" stop. From the stop, take Via dei Pepi towards Piazza Santa Croce, after 270 meters (about 3 minutes) you will arrive at the residence.

By plane
From the international airport of Florence "Amerigo Vespucci", to reach Residenza Santa Croce you have three options:
1. TAXI. Take a taxi from the airport. The taxi will take you directly to the address in about 20 minutes.
2. TRAMVIA. Tram Line 2 connects the airport with Santa Maria Novella railway station. The tram stop at the airport is located outside the terminal, to the left of the arrivals area and the service is active from 5 am until after midnight (on Fridays and Saturdays until 2 am). You can buy tickets at the tram stop at the airport using automatic machines, paying in cash or by credit card. Once at the station, you can take the C2 bus to get to the "Ghibellina Pepi" stop in Piazza Santa Croce, which is a 5-minute walk from Residenza Santa Croce. The C2 bus ticket can be purchased at tram stops or inside the station.
3. SHUTTLE BUS: Use the "Vola in bus" shuttle service that will take you to Santa Maria Novella station in the city center in about 20 minutes. Once at the station, you can take the C2 bus to get to the "Ghibellina Pepi" stop in Piazza Santa Croce, which is a 5-minute walk from the desired address. The C2 bus ticket can be purchased inside the station or at tram stops.

Some comments form guests, always welcome

Nice clean place next to Piazza Santa Croce. Close to good restaurants and pasticceria, and taxi stand at the piazza. The hosts Chiara and Francesco are wonderful, helpful and responsive. You can really see they make a great effort for guests to feel at home. Communication is easy.(Airbnb)

Perfect place for our weekend getaway! Nice apartment- Francesco was great and super easy to communicate with. Location was convenient to restaurants and night life. Would definitely recommend! (Airbnb) (Airbnb)