Ponte a Ema Vacations

3 miles (5 kilometers) to the southeast of Florence, is Ponte a Ema, a great place to visit while exploring the region. This popular part of town is approximately 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Peretola Airport.

Florence, Bagno a Ripoli and Settignano, are other places in the area which are also worth exploring.

The Statue of David, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country is situated 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the northwest.

There is a lot to see and do in the city center of Florence, so make sure you explore some of the other iconic attractions, such as Ponte Vecchio and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

There are some unique cultural attractions in and around Ponte a Ema. Walk through the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Sinagoga and Jewish Museum and Bargello Museum. Book seats for a couple of the spectacular live shows at the La Pergola Theater. Popular galleries, include the Gallery of Modern Art, Palatine Gallery and Academy Gallery.

There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Spend a morning in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Florence Botanical Gardens.

To really get a feel for the area, stop at some of the local sights such as the Piazza della Signoria, the Boboli Gardens and Orsanmichele. These spots are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. The Florence area features some evocative reminders of the past; don’t miss Pitti Palace, Porta Romana and Strozzi Palace. For a relaxing change of pace, pay a visit to the area’s most important religious sites, such as Brancacci Chapel, the San Lorenzo Church and the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.

If you are ready to splash some cash, visit the San Lorenzo Market and Pitti Vintage.

Finding somewhere comfortable to stay within the Ponte a Ema area is easy. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Nh Porta Rossa, the Grand Hotel Baglioni, and the Hotel Laurus al Duomo.


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