HOW TO GET TO LA PIETRA
Take highway exit A1-A11 “Firenze Nord-Aereoporto.” After exiting follow the signs for “Centro – Porta al Prato.” From Porta al Prato, follow the signs to “Viali di Circonvallazione” and “Stadio”. The Viali di Circonvallazione will bring you to Piazza della Liberta. From Piazza della Liberta, follow the signs to “Bologna”. This will put you on Viale Don Minzoni. Follow Viale Don Minzoni to the first traffic light (corner of Don Minzoni and Via Masaccio), and make a left at the light onto Via Pascoli. Via Pascoli bends and merges with Via Lungo Il Mugnone. Get in the right lane as soon as soon as you merge. Before the first traffic light, make a right turn onto the Via Bolognese. La Pietra is located on Via Bolognese 120 (approximately 1 mile from Piazza della Liberta). There is ample parking on the grounds. To enter the estate, please ring the doorbell labeled “Villa La Pietra.” You will see “Parking” signs once you have entered the estate.
For Radio taxis: tel. 055-4390 or 055-4242
From the Florence railway station (Santa Maria Novella), located in the city center, you can either take a taxi to La Pietra (journey time is less than 20 minutes) or you can take the ATAF bus no. 25 and get off at the “La Pietra” stop, just beyond the gate of the Villa.
For train information, please visit: www.trenitalia.com
From the Florence airport “Amerigo Vespucci” you can either take a taxi to La Pietra (journey time is less than 20 minutes) or you can take the shuttle bus “Volainbus” (operated by ATAF) from the airport to the Florence railway station “Santa Maria Novella” (journey time is approximately 25 minutes). Tickets for the Volainbus cost € 4,00 each and may be purchased directly on board. From the railway station, you can take the ATAF bus no. 25 and get off at the “La Pietra” stop, just beyond the gate of the Villa.
For more information on the Florence airport, Amerigo Vespucci, please visit their website at: www.aeroporto.firenze.it
For more information on ATAF services, please visit their web site at: www.ataf.net