How to reach
FIRENZE – FORTEZZA DA BASSO
Florence is well connected to the main Italian cities through an efficient motorway network, which allows an easy access to the city centre, where the congress and exhibition centre is located.
Car Parking Areas:
- Parking lot Fortezza Fiera (entrance to the exhibition through Porta Soccorso alla campagna – Piazzale Caduti nei Lager)
- Parking lot Railway Station Santa Maria Novella (Piazza della Stazione)
For further information:
Parking and equipped rest areas for camper vans:
- Area FLOG Poggetto -Tel. +39 055 481285
- Car Parking Viale Europa – www.firenzeparcheggi.it – Tel. +39 055 50302209
- Car Parking Via del Gelsomino – www.scaf.fi.it/gelsomino.html – Tel. +39 055 363362
- Car Parking Antica Etruria – www.anticaetruria.it – Tel. +39 345 7021922 / 366 3450656
- Camping Firenze Rest Area – firstname.lastname@example.org – Tel. +39 055 4698300
The main central railway station of Santa Maria Novella (one of the most important railway junctions, as well as an interchange point of the Florence public transportation) is located just a few steps (2 minutes on foot) from the main entrance of the Fortezza da Basso and from the main reception of Firenze Fiera, located on the ground floor of Palazzo degli Affari.
The other two Florence railway stations (Rifredi and Campo di Marte), are only ten minutes from the Santa Maria Novella station, to which they are well connected through local trains and city buses.
The international Florence airport ‘Amerigo Vespucci‘, (code- IATA FLR) is only 4 km from the city centre, and it can be easily reached by taxi or with the Ataf/Sita ‘Servizio Vola in bus’ shuttle service (around 15-20 minutes), connecting the airport to the main railway station of Santa Maria Novella. Through connections with Rome Fiumicino, Milan Malpensa and the main European cities (Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Munich, Paris, Vienna, Zurich), Florence is easily connected to the rest the world.
At the airport, you can also find the main car rental agencies.
Florence Airport Company: Tel. +39.055.30615
The international Pisa airport (code- IATA PSA) is only 80 km away from the Florence city centre, and it is connected to Florence by train (departures to Florence every hour) and by Terravision coach. In addition to scheduled flights, Pisa also hosts many low-cost companies.
Pisa International Airport: Tel. +39.050.849300
Following a railway line improvement of the “Freccia Rossa” (Red Arrow), connecting Florence to Bologna in just 35 minutes, the Bologna airport (code – IATA BLQ) also represents an easy way to reach Florence.
Bologna International Airport tel +39 051 6479615
From the A1 – Firenze Scandicci motorway exit you can reach the Fortezza da Basso and the Palazzo dei Congressi and the Affari in tramvia, thanks to the new Leonardo Linea T1connecting the Villa Costanza car park to the Santa Maria Novella central railway station. There are two stops in front of our fair & congress center: FORTEZZA FIERE E CONGRESSI