Hotel Meridiana Country hotel Calenzano

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Guests who choose the Meridiana Country Hotel for a hotel near Florence and Prato, are pleasantly surprised by the hotel surroundings and convenience to city centers thanks to the roadways and public transportation.

By plane

The Florence "Amerigo Vespucci" airport is 20 km from the Meridiana Country Hotel. We recommend our guests take the Volainbus shuttle to Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station and the Sita bus from here to Barberino del Mugello (which stops in Calenzano). The bus stop is 50 meters from the hotel in Pontenuovo di Calenzano.

By train

From Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station (20 km), take the bus for Barberino del Mugello (which stops in Calenzano). The bus stop is 50 meters from the hotel in Pontenuovo di Calenzano.

By car

From the South, the A1 highway and the airport, after Florence, take the Calenzano/Sesto Fiorentino exit. Follow the directions for Barberino del Mugello for 8 km.
From the North on the A1 highway, exit at Barberino del Mugello near Florence. Follow the directions for Calenzano for 8 km.


Location

In Calenzano, delightful city just outside Florence, situated in the green hills at the foot of the Calvana mountains and Mount Morello, the Meridiana Country Hotel is an ideally located hotel in Calenzano (20 km from Florence, 12 from Prato, 35 from Pistoia and 80 from Siena) making it the ideal location for both leisure and business trips.
Guests who choose the Meridiana Country Hotel for a hotel near Florence and Prato, are pleasantly surprised by the hotel surroundings and convenience to city centers thanks to the roadways and public transportation.
Calenzano offers interesting Medieval rest: the city center, the Calenzano Alto castle, the surroundings with Renaissance and more recent villas and farms that dot the enchanting hills where the crenellated towers and walls of the Legri castle stand.
Worth a visit are the Historic Figurine Museum at the Calenzano Castle, an interesting collection of models and toy soldiers, the first example of modeling in Italy intended as a way to study history, and the Anna Querci Foundation for Design, permanent collection of peerless Made in Italy design works and important temporary expo center.



The Meridiana Country Hotel, one of the most delightful 4-star hotels in Calenzano, is within easy reach of the splendid Medici villas: the Park and Demidoff Villa, commissioned by Francesco I Medici, in Pratolino a Vaglia (24 km) with the splendid garden graced by the famous statue of Appennino by Giambologna; the Trebbiano Castle (20 km), Cosimo the Elder's villa – stronghold inherited by Lorenzo the Magnificent who loved to hunt in the surrounding country side; the Cafaggiolo Villa (16 km), where Lorenzo the Magnificent hosted artistic coteries for scholars and artists.

Guests seeking a vacation in the great outdoors discovering the beautiful Mugello landscape need only choose between Lake Bilancino, 15 km from the Meridiana Country Hotel, or the villages of San Piero a Sieve, Scarperia and Borgo San Lorenzo where nature trails lead on captivating hikes, fabulous horseback and bicycle rides through the woods. Golfers can take their pick from the glorious courses just a few kilometers away from the hotel like the 18-hole Le Pavoniere club in Prato (20 km away), Poggio dei Medici in Scarperia (25 km away) and the Ugolino Golf club in Florence (30 km away).

Shoppers will love the closeness to the outlet stores in Barberino del Mugello, just 18 km from the hotel, where they can shop for fashion labels at convenient prices in an elegant and sophisticated environment.
Sports fans can join the crowds at the Mugello Motordrome which is only 20 km from the Meridiana Country hotel.


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