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Located in stunning elevated panoramic position in a private Tuscan country Estate just outside the small village of San Donato in Collina, in the outskirts of Florence (about 10 miles away) Villa Napoleone & Villa Paolina are ideal to relax and explore the best Tuscany has to offer, from Chianti vineries to cities, historic towns and the Riviera beaches.
And no need to stop to Tuscany, actually - When it comes to day trips, you will be spoilt for choice: the lovely countryside of Umbria and the beautiful beaches of Liguria are all well within 2.5 hrs drive away, and Bologna, Rome and even Milan are all easy to reach by train from Florence.
• nearest village San Donato in Collina, 1.5 km (ATM, restaurant, bar/caffee, newsagent, food and groceries, church)
• nearest town Bagno a Ripoli, 9 km (banks, pharmacies, restaurants, supermarkets, hospital)
• L'Antellino horse riding stables, 6 km
• Ugolino golf course, 15 km
• The Mall Shopping Outlet, 14 km
DISTANCE FROM MAIN TOWNS & ATTRACTIONS:
• Florence town centre, 15 km (10 miles)
• Florence S.M.N. train station, 19 km (12 miles)
• Florence airport, 24 km (15 miles)
• Greve in Chianti, 20 km (12.5 miles)
• Siena, 80 km (50 miles)
• Pisa, 100 km (62 miles)
• Pienza and Val d'Orcia UNESCO sites, approx 100 km (62 miles)
• Lucca, 100 km (62 miles)
And there is more: the Tuscan Riviera with the beaches of Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and Pietrasanta is less than 1.5 hr drive away, Liguria's enchanting glamorous Cinque Terre and Portofino are just about 2.5 hrs drive away - and the lovely lanndscapes of Umbria, with its historic beauiful towns (Assisi, Spoleto, Gubbio) are a couple of hrs away
We are just outside San Donato in Collina, approximately 14 km (less than 10 miles) from junction Firenze Sud (Florence South) on the A1/E35 motorway.
GPS coordinates are:
Latitude North 43.707252
Longitude East 11.381637
Full driving directions will be sent to you upon confirmation of your booking.
Nearest train station is Florence Santa Maria Novella station, which is less than 20 km away (approx 12 miles).
Florence train station has a large on-site undergound car park and is very well connected with Pisa airport and Pisa train station as well as with Bologna, Rome, Milan and Neaples, with DIRECT trains running very frequently.
Car rental facilties are available with all most reputable agencies having agencies around the train station.
Appoximate train journey times are:
Florence > Bologna 37 minutes
Florence > Rome 1.5 hrs
Florence > Milan less than 2 hrs
Florence > Neaples less than 3 hrs
To check timetables and purchase tickets you can visit www.trenitalia.com and www.italotreno.it - pages in English, French, German and Spanish are available.
Florence Airport - 24 km
Pisa Airport - 102 km
Bologna Airport - 122 km
Rome Fiumicino - 290 km
Rome Ciampino - 274 km
Milan Malpensa - 380 km
Milan Linate - 320 km
Neaples - 455 km
All airports have car rental facilities, taxi stands and direct connections with the train stations of respective towns/cities.