Holiday apartments in the hilly Florentine countryside

The apartments at the Residence Antella are situated in Bagno a Ripoli, near Florence, conveniently located just a short distance from the A1 motorway exit (Milan-Naples) and the charming Chianti territory.

The locality of Antella (municipality of Bagno a Ripoli) is just 5 km from Florence and 4 km from the Firenze Sud motorway exit, easily accessible to the motorway exits of Firenze – Scandicci, Impruneta, Sesto Fiorentino and Prato, and for traveling toward the splendid cities of Arezzo, Siena, Lucca, Pisa and the Tyrrhenian Coast, as well as Bologna, Milan, Rome and Naples.

The Residence is also well connected to the center of Florence by public transportation – no. 32 bus – convenient for guests who want to discover the architectural wonders and treasures of the capital of the Italian Renaissance, or for business guests traveling to the city.

Chianti is one of Italy’s most fascinating territories, with a rich array of food and wine trails, ancient hamlets and wine cellars at which to taste traditional local products and extraordinary wines, just a few kilometers from the Residence Antella. A unique opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable experience.

How to reach us

By Car

From A1 highway exit (“autostrada del Sole” Milano-Napoli, both from Firenze Nord and Firenze Sud exit), exit at Firenze Sud. Right after the tollgate turn right toward Grassina. At the first roundabout keep the right toward Grassina/Antella.

After about 1.5 km, at the second successive roundabout, after passing the Conference Florentia Hotel and Burger King, keep to your left following the directions for Antella-Ospedale.

Once reached the town of Antella, get to the main square, where the church stands, past the church that remains in the square on your right. Continue straight for the road that starts to climb, 100 meters after the road bends left, you have arrived.

From Siena

At the exit of the Siena-Firenze, take the A1 highway Milano – Napoli at the Firenze Certosa tollgate, towards Rome, and take the first exit Firenze Sud (about 6 km). Just after the exit, turn right towards Grassina and Ponte a Ema. Ath the first roundabout, turn right toward Grassina/Antella and Ponte a Ema.

After about 1.5 km, at the second successive roundabout, after passing the Conference Florentia Hotel and Burger King, keep to your left following the directions for Antella-Ospedale.

Once reached the town of Antella, get to the main square “Piazza Ubaldino Peruzzi”, where the Pieve di Santa Maria church stands, past the church that remains on your right. Continue straight for the road that starts to climb, 100 meters after the road bends left, you have arrived.

Coming from Florence City

Move towards the highway in the south of Florence and follow the signs for A1 highway Milano-Napoli. Just before the toll booth, turn right towards Greve in Chianti – Ponte a Ema – Hospital. At the first roundabout keep the right towards Grassina / Antella.

After about 1.5 km, at the second successive roundabout, after passing the Conference Florentia Hotel and Burger King, keep to your left following the directions for Antella-Ospedale.

Once reached the town of Antella, get to the main square “Piazza Ubaldino Peruzzi”, where the Pieve di Santa Maria church stands, past the church that remains on your right. Continue straight for the road that starts to climb, 100 meters after the road bends left, you have arrived.

By Train

From Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence, 10 km from Antella, take the no. 17 bus to Piazza San Marco, then take the no. 32 bus to Antella and follow the indications under “By bus”.

By plane

The nearest airport is Florence’s A. Vespucci, located about 25 km away. It is advisable to take a taxi to the Residence.

The airports of Pisa, Bologna and Rome are connected to the city of Florence through fast trains and shuttles that connect the airport to the main station of Santa Maria Novella.

For more information on rail connections: www.trenitalia.com.

By Bus

The Residence is connected to the city of Florence, which is about 5 km far, through the city bus 32. The bus stop is in Piazza San Marco, the terminus in Antella is on the right before entering Piazza Ubaldino Peruzzi (COOP area), situated about 300 meters from the entrance to the Residence.

For more information on bus timetables and routes www.ataf.net

Main distances

  • Chianti 15 min
  • Florence 20 min
  • Prato 35 min
  • Montecatini Terme 45 min
  • Arezzo 50 min
  • San Gimignano 55 min
  • Siena 60 min
  • Lucca 65 min
  • Pisa 80 min

Florence

One of Italy’s most beautiful cities. A day spent visiting its churches and palaces, or admiring the works of art exhibited at the Galleria degli Uffizi and Accademia is an experience in art and history no visitor can pass up. The city’s historic center and busy streets, teaming with crafts workshops and theboutiques of the best Italian and international designers, are a must see attraction. Furthermore, the Florentines’ friendly nature and their passion for good cuisine elicit joy and invite visitors to taste uniquely flavorful foods, always accompanied by a glass of excellent wine. And don’t forget to see the Ponte Vecchio and Lungarno, or the spectacular Cupola by Brunelleschi, Piazza della Signoria – the salon of Florence, and the Bargello National Museum.