Hotel Villa San Michele
Designed by Michelangelo, this ancient monastery has been transformed into a hotel of unsurpassed beauty, listed among the Italian National Trust Monuments. A short distance from the center of Florence, San Michele is surrounded by a large park, affording magnificent views of the city. Modern conveniences provide the perfect counterpart to 18th-century appointments.
Open-air restaurant in the antique Loggia, with breathtaking views over Florence. Intimate dining room with piano music. Italian regional ond Tuscan cuisine.
Within the green oak woods, a unique 82-foot heated outdoor pool overlooking ancient Florence, open late spring to early autumn. Jogging paths, panoramic gymnasium.
Music on summer evenings; open-air concerts. Courtesy scheduled shuttle bus to/from Florence's historical and shopping center. Open March through November.