The Santa Maria Novella Station in Florence is two minutes away from the main entrance of the Fortezza da Basso and from the central reception of Firenze Fiera.
The other two stations, Rifredi and Campo di Marte, are ten minutes away from the S.M. Novella station, both easily accessible with local trains, trams and buses.
“The Fortezza da Basso is located in the heart of Florence, at only 4km from the A1 Highway, exit Firenze Nord or Firenze Sud.
Accesses to old town center
Fortezza da basso is not located in the city’s Limited Traffic Zone, but near its immediate proximities.
Hours of Limited Traffic Zone
Monday to Friday: from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday: from 7:30 to 6:00 pm
- Parking Fortezza Fiera (p.le Caduti nei Lager)
- S. Maria Novella: Piazza della Stazione
- Piazza della Libertà
From the highway exit A1 – Firenze Scandicci, it is possible to get to the Fortezza da Basso via the tramline T1 Leonardo, connecting the Villa Costanza parking and the station of S.M. Novella. The stop ‘Fortezza da Basso: Fortezza Fiere e Congressi’ is located in front of the main entry.
For further information:
The Amerigo Vespucci Florence International Airport is located 4km away from the centre of the city; easily accessible with a taxi and with the shuttle service Ataf/Sita ‘Servizio Vola in bus’, that connects in 15-20 minutes the airport with the S.M. Novella central station. Also present in the airport, the main car rentals.
Società Aeroporto di Firenze (IATA FLR)
Tel. +39 055 30615
Pisa’s International ariport is found 80km from the centre of Florence and is connected to the city with the train (leaving every hour) or with the bus line Gran Turismo, Terravision company (hours and rates: www.terravision.eu).
Pisa International Airport (IATA PSA)
Tel. +39 050 849300
Bologna’s airport is also accessible thanks to the high-speed railway line that connects Firenze and Bologna in 35 minutes.
G. Marconi Bologna Airport (IATA BLQ)
Tel. +39 051 6479615