The Baptistery of San Giovanni, Piazza Duomo, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's bell tower. The historic and sacred heart of Florence, visited every year by millions of tourists. One of the most famous places in the world. And yet there are still many secrets and much hidden charm to be discovered here. Off the beaten track of mass tourism and well-known postcard views.
The opportunity to rediscover and experience the heart of the city is brought to you by FlorenceWithaView with the Santa Maria and San Giovanni apartments, offering views over Piazza Duomo, the Baptistery and the Duomo itself.
Whether on holiday in Florence or just passing through, or here for business or study, the visitor canchoose to live in this ancient and elegant building, with a concierge. It’s like having your own home for a few days in the historic center of Florence, where you can study, paint, read, invite friends for dinner or even receive personal art lessons.
During the first years of the twentieth century the Santa Maria apartment was the Indian Embassy in Florence. The ceiling of the beautiful master bedroom iscompletely decorated and frescoed, with a frieze of unique and ancient Indian sacred art. Acharming room of a thousand colours, romantic and unique of its kind not only in Florence but all of Italy.
The Santa Maria and San Giovanni apartments are on the thirdfloor of an ancient Florentine building, on the corner of Piazza Duomo, only a short walk from the Accademy Gallery, the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio. The terrace of the building overlooks the monumental centre of Florence, with views also overthe surrounding hills, from San Miniato al Monte to Fiesole on the oldest "Etruscan" hill, from Forte Belvedere to Piazzale Michelangelo.
The San Giovanni and Santa Maria apartments offer you the chance to visit Florence in a different way, to discover new and hidden aspects of the city, a unique and unrepeatable experience.
Florence With A View, home is where the heart is