La Paggeria Bed & Breakfast is located exactly 9km north of Florence on the state road no. 65 which is also called "the Bolognese", just 500m from Villa Demidoff in Pratolino and 15km from the International Car Racing Circuit of the Mugello. We are exactly in Via di Basciano, 130 - 50030 - fraction Montorsoli - Vaglia - Florence.
Latitude = 43.84232140
Longitude = 11.29170500
Distances: 1 hour drive from the towns of Siena, Pisa, San Giminiano and Lucca.
We are able to organise transfers from Florence's Airport or Santa Maria Novella train station to La Paggeria for guests without a car who request in advance. Please ask us when you reserve.
Arriving by car from Bologna and the North along the A1 Highway - Exit Barberino del Mugello
Exit at Barberino del Mugello and follow the signs for Borgo San Lorenzo Vaglia towards Florence along the SS65. You will pass through Vaglia, Fontebuona and Pratolino and shortly thereafter arrive in Montorsoli. Once here, look for the restaurant Le Terrazze situated on the right. Keep going for another 300m and then turn left onto Via di Basciano where you will find La Paggeria at n° 130.
Arriving by car from Rome and the South along the A1 Highway - Exit Firenze Nord
From Genova, Lucca, Livorno on the A11 Highway - Exit Firenze Nord
From Florence's Amerigo Vespucci Airport by car
As you exit the highways, follow signs that indicate "Centro - Rifredi - Careggi", then signs for "Centro - Viali di Circonvallazione". Once you are closer to the center of Florence and on the Viali, start following signs for "Fiesole - Piazza Libertà - Stadio".
Once you arrive in Piazza della Libertà, follow the road to the left of the piazza to go around it and arrive onto Viale Don Minzoni. At the first stoplight on Viale Don Minzoni, turn left to go to "Ponterosso - Via Bolognese" and at the first stoplight turn right and go uphill. The Via Bolognese, also the SS65 road, starts here and you stay on this road and pass through the Florence outskirts of Lastra, Trespiano and Pian di S. Bartolo to arrive into Montorsoli shortly thereafter. After you see the sign of "Montorsoli", turn right into Via di Basciano where you will find La Paggeria at number 130.
Arriving by Bus from the Santa Maria Train Station
From Santa Maria Novella Train Station you can easily reach Piazza San Marco by taxi at a cost of Euro 10,00 - 15,00, or by ATAF Buses Number 1-6-17-14-23. These buses are very frequent and stop stop right in front of the Train Station.
From Piazza San Marco the terminus Bus stop " La Pira" take ATAF Bus Number 25A towards Pratolino. Ask the driver to alert you to the bus stop "Montorsoli 1" along the Via Bolognese. The bus stop where you get off is just 20 meters away from Via di Basciano, where La Paggeria is located. The entire ride takes about 20 minutes.
From the B&B La Paggeria, you can also pick up the same bus line back into Florence and to Piazza San Marco, a good starting point for exploring the city.
Arriving by BUS from the AMERIGO VESPUCCI Florence Airport
To reach La Paggeria from the Florence Airport, you will need to catch the Shuttle Bus "Vola in Bus" from the Airport to Santa Maria Novella train station. From Santa Maria Novella, proceed as described above.
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