Resort Mugello near Florence

How to get the Demidoff Country Resort in Pratolino

By car
GPS coordinates: 43.867978, 11.31898
Arriving from North (Bologna): Take the “Barberino” exit of the A1 Highway. After the gate go straight ahead following the indication for “Scarperia” and “Autodromo del Mugello” (Mugello Circuit). Remain always on the main road and you will pass the Bilancino artificial basin. Six kilometres after the highway gate you will find a circle and you will have to make a right turn for “Firenze SS 65”. After another five kilometres you will find another circle. This time make a right turn towards “Vaglia”. Keep going straight ahead on the main road and pass through the villages of “Casenuove Taiuti”, “Tagliaferro”, “Campomigliaio”, “Carlone”, “Vaglia” and “Fontebuona”, then you reach “Pratolino”. Once you are in the village, make a sharp left turn following for “Hotel Demidoff” and “Bivigliano”. After 1,5 you will find the Demidoff Hotel on your righthand side.
Arriving from West (Pisa, Livorno, Genova,Lucca) with A1 and A11 Highway: Take the “Firenze Nord” exit of the Highway. After the gate keep going up to the “Amerigo Vespucci” Airport. Follow the indications for “Centro” (city centre) and “Viali Circonvallazione” (boulevards) up to “Piazza della Libertà” (Liberty Square). There follow the signs for “Bologna SS 65” and get onto the SS65 “Via Bolognese”. Drive uphill for 12 kilometres passing through the villages of “La Pietra”, “La Lastra”, “Trespiano”, “Pian di San Bartolo”, “Montorsoli”. You will then reach the village of Pratolino. Once you are in the middle of the village, make a right turn following the signs for “Hotel Demidoff” and “Bivigliano”. After 1,5 you will find the Demidoff Hotel on your righthand side. From South Italy (Rome, Naples): Leave the motorway A1 in Firenze Sud. Keep going along SP127, turn left in Enrico De Nicola street. At the roundabout, Casaccia street, take the second exit: Lungarno Aldo Moro. Keep the left: Lungarno Aldo Moro. Go along Lungarno Cristoforo Colombo. This street is periodically close, so please check the accessibility in advance. Go along Lungarno del Tempio, then Giovanni Amendola avenue. And then follow Piazza Cesare Beccaria, then Antonio Gramsci avenue. At the roundabout, Piazzale Donatello, take the second exit: Piazzale Donatello. Continue following Giacomo Matteotti avenue, then Piazza della Libertà. Keep following Don Giovanni Minzoni avenue and at the traffic lights turn left in Giovanni Pascoli street. follow Largo Adone Zoli, then Via Bolognese SR65. Here you are in Pratolino. Turn right: Sp102/ via della Lupaia and then, after 1,5 km, on your right you will find the Demidoff Country Resort.

By bus and by train
Arriving from Santa Maria Novella Train Station: - Take SITA Bus from Santa Caterina Street (just out of the Railway Station), direction Barberino del Mugello, until you reach Pratolino (bus stop is in front of Zocchi Restaurant). There, take the SITA bus direction Bivigliano and ask the driver to get you off at the bus stop in front of the Hotel. You can find the bus timetable on the website www.sitabus.it - Exit on the right side of the station and take the taxi - Alternatively, you can choose the Hotel shuttle service. Reservation is required.
Arriving from Campo di Marte Train Station: - You can reach the hotel by taxi. - Alternatively, you can choose the Hotel shuttle service. Reservation is required.

By plane
Arriving from the “Amerigo Vespucci” Florence Airport: - Rent a car and follow the indications for “Centro” (city centre) and “Viali Circonvallazione” (boulevards) up to “Piazza della Libertà” (Liberty Square). There follow the signs for “Bologna SS 65” and get onto the SS65 “Via Bolognese”. Drive uphill for 12 kilometres passing through the villages of “La Pietra”, “La Lastra”, “Trespiano”, “Pian di San Bartolo”, “Montorsoli”. You will then reach the village of Pratolino. Once you are in the middle of the village, make a right turn following the signs for “Hotel Demidoff” and “Bivigliano”. After 1,5 you will find the Demidoff Hotel on your righthand side. - Reach the Hotel by taxi.
Arriving from Pisa International Airport “Galileo Galilei”: - By train: take the train following a 40 meters covered walkaway just outside the airport. Pisa Airport and Santa Maria Novella Railway Station are connected with five trips in a day. From the Station, follow the direction given above. - By Bus: you can reach Santa Maria Novella Railway Station in Florence with the coaches of the company Terravision which depart daily from Pisa Airport. From the Station, follow the direction given above.