Villa Ulivi is located in an elegant residential area of Florence, very close to the centre and to the main monuments.
The residential area where Villa Ulivi is located is Piazza della Libertà (Liberty Square) – Fortezza da Basso (Saint John's Fortress).
Villa Ulivi is located very close to Saint John's Fortress, the Exhibition Centre where "Pitti Immagine" Fashion Shows are held.
Although located near the centre of Florence, Villa Ulivi is immersed in a large park and it is surrounded by vineyards and olive orchards.
It is the ideal place to stay if you want to visit Florence and its surroundings. From Villa Ulivi you can reach the centre of Florence (Saint Mark Square – Cathedral Square) in five minutes by car or by bus: you can easily take the bus number 25 or the bus number 25A
The bus stop is located 5 minutes away from Villa Ulivi.
How to find the Villa
From the Florence North (Firenze Nord) exit of both highways number A1 and A11, you are supposed to follow the directions to:
- Firenze Centro – Porta al Prato
and then to:
- Viali di Circonvallazione – Stadio
and then to:
- Fortezza da Basso – Piazza della Libertà.
Following the directions to "Viali di Circonvallazione – Stadio" and to "Fortezza da Basso – Piazza della Libertà", you get into the ring road of Florence; once you have reached Piazza della Libertà (Liberty Square), you are supposed to follow the directions to "Via Bolognese – S. S. 65 della Futa".
This way, you are led to take Via Bolognese, where you meet Villa Ulivi.
From Florence "Santa Maria Novella" Train Station, you are supposed to take the bus number 25 / 25A or a taxi-cab.
If you take the bus, you need to get off the bus once the bus has reached "La Pietra" bus stop, located in Via Bolognese.
Then, you need to walk until you meet, after 100 metres, Villa Ulivi at #163, Via Bolognese.
In order to reach Villa Ulivi from Florence "Amerigo Vespucci" Airport:
- you need to take a taxi-cab and to get off the taxi-cab once the taxi-cab has reached Villa Ulivi (#163, Via Bolognese);
- you need to reach "Santa Maria Novella" Train Station by "Vola in bus", the bus service that links the Airport and the Station; then, from "Santa Maria Novella" Train Station, you need to take the bus number 25 / 25A.
Once you have taken the bus number 25, you need to get off the bus when you reach "La Pietra" bus stop, located in Via Bolognese, and to walk until you reach, after 100 metres, Villa Ulivi (#163, Via Bolognese).