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The Westin Excelsior, Florence Local Area

The Westin Excelsior, Florence is ideally located in the city’s historic center, on the banks of the Arno River. Just a short stroll from world-famous landmarks such as the Uffizzi Gallery, the spectacular Duomo, and Ponte Vecchio, the area offers incredible shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

The home of Michelangelo and da Vinci and the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and Humanist movements, Florence offers centuries of art, architecture, and culture, and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.

Just a short walk from the hotel is Florence’s stylish shopping district, where you’ll find upscale designer boutiques on Via de' Tornabuoni and Via della Vigna Nuova. Steps away from the Santa Maria Novella train station is the city’s largest park, Parco delle Cascine, and Fortezza da Basso, a former military stronghold that is now used as an important center for conferences and exhibitions.

On the opposite side of the river, the Oltrano is home to small eateries, residences, and amazing tourist attractions such as San Frediano, San Niccolò, and Piazza Santo Spirito. In the summer, the Piazza Santo Spirito is the site of many neighborhood parties and festivals. The Palazzo Pitti with its old Medicean garden, the Boboli Garden, and the Piazzale Michelangelo are all located in Oltrarno as well. From Piazzale Michelangelo, you can view a medieval stretch of wall around the Belvedere that was spared from demolition in the 19th century.

Arts & Culture

  • Uffizi Gallery  0.5 km/0.3 miles
  • Old Bridge (Ponte Vecchio)  0.5 km/0.3 miles
  • Pitti Palace  0.6 km/0.4 miles
  • Accademia (Michelangelo's David)  0.9 km/0.6 miles

Community

  • Santa Maria Novella  0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • Stanford University in Florence Italy  0.4 km/0.3 miles
  • Santa Maria Del Fiore (Duomo / Cathedral of Florence)  0.7 km/0.4 miles
  • Santa Croce  0.9 km/0.6 miles
  • Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova (Hospital)  2.0 km/1.2 miles
  • Drake University, Florence Italy  3.0 km/1.9 miles
  • Syracuse University, Florence Italy  3.0 km/1.9 miles
  • New York University, Florence Italy  5.0 km/3.1 miles
  • Pepperdine University  5.0 km/3.1 miles
  • University of Michigan and Wisconsin, Florence Italy  10.0 km/6.2 miles
  • Harvard University, Florence Italy  11.0 km/6.8 miles
  • Georgetown University, Florence Italy  11.0 km/6.8 miles
  • American International School of Florence  11.0 km/6.8 miles

Golf

  • Golf Club Ugolino  13.0 km/8.1 miles

Government Offices

  • French Consulate  0.1 km/0.1 miles
  • United States Consulate  0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • German Consulate  0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • British Consulate  0.3 km/0.2 miles
  • Spanish Consulate  0.3 km/0.2 miles
  • Russian Consulate  0.3 km/0.2 miles
  • Luxumbourg Consulate  0.3 km/0.2 miles
  • Brazilian Consulate  0.5 km/0.3 miles
  • Mexican Consulate  0.6 km/0.4 miles
  • Greek Consulate  0.6 km/0.4 miles
  • Portuguese Consulate  0.8 km/0.5 miles
  • Belgian Consulate  2.0 km/1.2 miles
  • Swiss Consulate  2.0 km/1.2 miles
  • Malta Consulate  3.0 km/1.9 miles
  • Chinese Consulate  5.0 km/3.1 miles
  • Embassy of the United States of America  319.0 km/198.2 miles

Local Attractions

  • Signoria Square  0.6 km/0.4 miles

Nearby Destinations

  • Fiesole  6.0 km/3.7 miles
  • Chianti (Wine) Region  21.0 km/13.1 miles
  • Siena  48.0 km/29.8 miles
  • San Gimignano  50.0 km/31.1 miles

Transportation

  • FLR - Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport  6.4 km/4.0 miles
  • PSA - Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport  64.4 km/40.0 miles
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