B&B Florence City center, Black 5 Florence is located in Santa Croce historical area, the heart of the medieval city. The B&B is near to the amazing Basilica di Santa Croce, also called the Florentines’ church, as the citizens themselves financed its construction in the XIII century. Many great artists were buried here, like Michelangelo, Galileo, Leon Battista Alberti, Vittorio Alfieri and Ugo Foscolo; the church also hosts masterpieces by Donatello, Cimabue and Della Robbia you should indeed see during your stay at Black 5 Florence, B&B Florence City Centre. In front of Basilica di Santa Croce, you’ll find the wonderful monument dedicated to Dante Alighieri, while close to the church, you’ll find another Renaissance work of art – Cappella Pazzi, an architectural masterpiece by Brunelleschi.
Staying at a B&B in Florence City Centre like Black 5 Florence, you’ll have the unique opportunity to come to know the real city and discover that Santa Croce was – and partly still is – the area of leathercraft workshops. In the wide square of Basilica di Santa Croce, many stalls are selling leatherworks, while inside the church you can visit the ancient Florence Leather School, that is still active – an enchanted place known just by a few. Not only art and craftsmanship in Black 5 Florence, B&B Florence City Centre’s area: in “trattorias” and wine stores you will have the opportunity to taste the typical Florentine cuisine and a good glass of Chianti wine.