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Visit Santa Maria Novella

Florence Travel Guide

Escape to Santa Maria Novella! Enjoy its museums, cathedral and sightseeing.

Explore the walkable city of Santa Maria Novella—shopping, museums and popular sights from Fortezza da Basso to Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum.

Top hotels in Santa Maria Novella

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
c-hotels Ambasciatori
c-hotels Ambasciatori
4 out of 5
Via Luigi Alamanni 3, Florence, FI
£65
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Faenza, Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum and Fortezza da Basso. Florence ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,431 reviews)

"Very room and facilities are very clean and comfortable. The check-in/ out process was a breeze."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

c-hotels Ambasciatori
Grand Hotel Minerva
Grand Hotel Minerva
4 out of 5
Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, Florence, FI
£141
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this romantic hotel is steps away from Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. Florence Baptistery ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (566 reviews)

"Overall a good stay in a very convenient location. We would return to this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Grand Hotel Minerva
Hotel Boccaccio
Hotel Boccaccio
3.5 out of 5
Via Della Scala 59, Florence, FI

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. San Lorenzo ...

4.2/5Excellent! (358 reviews)

"Great location - 1 min walk from Train and Bus station. About 8-10 minute walk to the city (but it's a nice walk). Super nice staff, nice breakfast selection, clean. Very affordable (single room in January). Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Hotel Boccaccio
Hotel Santa Maria Novella
Hotel Santa Maria Novella
4 out of 5
Piazza Santa Maria Novella 1, Florence, FI
£118
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this romantic hotel is steps away from Via de' Tornabuoni and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. Florence Baptistery and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,497 reviews)

"Location, decor and hospitality. Fifth time here and can’t wait until next time."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2020

Hotel Santa Maria Novella
Hotel Albani Firenze
Hotel Albani Firenze
4 out of 5
Via Fiume 12, Florence, FI
£87
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Faenza, Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum and Fortezza da Basso. San Lorenzo ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,588 reviews)

"Location Quiet. Access to the station. Vintage first floor rooms."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

Hotel Albani Firenze
Grand Hotel Adriatico
Grand Hotel Adriatico
4 out of 5
Via Maso Finiguerra 9, Florence, FI
£64
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. Florence ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,078 reviews)

"Fantastic hotel in the heart of Florence. Professional well trained staff (both in the front desk, and also dedicated staff in the dining area). It was a 5 min walk to the liveliest part of Florence. Great price to quality. I will go there again (and they have a parking space!)."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2019

Grand Hotel Adriatico

Popular things to do in Santa Maria Novella

Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum
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Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum

4.5/5(293 reviews)

Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum is a top museum in Florence with a story of its own. Experience the fascinating museums and acclaimed art galleries in this vibrant area.

Piazza di Santa Maria Novella
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Piazza di Santa Maria Novella

4.5/5(3 reviews)

Piazza di Santa Maria Novella is just one of the places to see in Florence, so why not enjoy the other things to explore during your travels? Stroll along the riverfront or visit the notable monuments in this vibrant area.

Via Faenza
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Via Faenza

Find out about the history of Florence when you take a trip to Via Faenza. Make time for the shops and local tours in this walkable area.

The New Florence Opera House
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The New Florence Opera House

Enjoy a show at The New Florence Opera House, a theatre with a story to tell in Porta al Prato. Visit the churches and notable monuments in this family-friendly area.

Chiesa di Ognissanti
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Chiesa di Ognissanti

Find out about the history of Florence when you take a trip to Chiesa di Ognissanti. Experience the acclaimed art galleries and fascinating museums in this vibrant area.

Ponte Vecchio
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Ponte Vecchio

4.5/5(460 reviews)

Take a trip over Florence’s iconic bridge, spared by the Nazis for its beauty and home to jewelers for more than four centuries.

Top activities in Santa Maria Novella

Full-Day Tour of San Gimignano, Siena & Chianti
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Full-Day Tour of San Gimignano, Siena & Chianti

£51

Enjoy a full-day tour exploring the scenic countryside towns of Siena and San Gimignano. Discover the awe-inspiring landscape of the Chianti region, enjoy lunch with winetasting on a rural farm, and end the day with a visit to the enchanting commune of Monteriggioni.

Cinque Terre Full-Day Tour from Florence
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Cinque Terre Full-Day Tour from Florence

£81

Explore the breathtaking Ligurian coast on a tour of Cinque Terre, a small corner of paradise divided into five villages suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea; a unique landscape where vegetation and lush vineyards frame a spectacular scenery.

Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch
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Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch

£56

Enjoy a day trip through Tuscany as you explore Italy's most famous wine-growing region and the historic towns of Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa. Along the way, pair your experience with a succulent Tuscan lunch served with delicious regional wines.

Pisa Half-Day Tour
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Pisa Half-Day Tour

£42

Travel through the beautiful Tuscan countryside to Pisa on this half-day tour from Florence. Explore the architectural magnificence of the Piazza dei Miracoli—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pose for photos with the iconic Leaning Tower, and learn about the construction of this famous monument.

Chianti Half Day Wine Tour from Florence
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Chianti Half Day Wine Tour from Florence

£37

Explore the beautiful wine region of Chianti on a half-day scenic tour from Florence, and enjoy a Tuscan landscape of gently rolling hills and vineyards, studded with cypress trees. Taste superb Chianti wines and Tuscan products.

Pienza with Cheese and Wine Tasting Fullday from Florence
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Pienza with Cheese and Wine Tasting Fullday from Florence

£209

PRIORITY TO CHEESE When we say “cheese” we mean: smile for a pics! You will smile in Southern Tuscany with Giuseppe, his sheeps and fox..yes, a real one! Meeting with your private driver and departure towards the Southern part of Tuscany.

Other areas in Florence

San Jacopino, Florence, Italy

San Jacopino

4.5/5Wonderful!(10 area reviews)

When in San Jacopino, you can plan a visit to Fortezza da Basso and Tribunal of Florence, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

San Jacopino
San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

San Lorenzo

4.5/5Wonderful!(225 area reviews)

A noteworthy feature of San Lorenzo is its popular shops. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out San Marco Convent and Museum and Piazza San Marco.

San Lorenzo
Santo Spirito, Florence, Italy

Santo Spirito

Santo Spirito is known for its beautiful river views, and you can make a stop by Porta Romana and Piazza Santo Spirito while in the area.

Santo Spirito
Duomo, Florence, Italy

Duomo

5/5Exceptional!(404 area reviews)

Visitors to Duomo rave about its fascinating museums, stunning cathedral and popular shops. You might also want to make some time to see Florence Baptistery or Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower while you're exploring the neighbourhood.

Duomo
Ponte Vecchio featuring vehicle touring, a square or plaza and street performance

San Giovanni

If you're spending some time in San Giovanni, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio are top sights worth seeing.

San Giovanni
Sant' Ambrogio, Florence, Italy

Sant' Ambrogio

While visiting Sant' Ambrogio, you might make a stop by sights like Great Synagogue of Florence and Jewish Museum.

Sant' Ambrogio