Palazzo Belfiore is situated in the charming Oltrarno area of Florence. Important monuments, numerous churches, and gorgeuous gardens and museums abound here, including Palazzo Pitti, Santo Spirito Church, the Brancacci Chapel, the Specola Museum, Boboli Gardens, Bardini Gardens and Ponte Vecchio.
What’s more, the neighborhood boasts the traditional character of real Florence where its marvelous past inspires its innovations. Here, you can still find artisans workshops for wood carving, gold leafing and mosaic, or stroll through elegant antique shops which sit alongside numerous contemporary art galleries, as well as find typical trattorias serving up local specialties next to trendy small specialty restaurants and lively wine bars.
In the Oltrarno, you can still feel the old rythyms of a real neighborhood – one lived in by Florentines who frequent the cafes, local shops and open-air markets in their daily routines – all nestled within centuries’ old surroundings and a deep spirit of heritage and tradition.