About Cottage Galileo
On a hillside overlooking timeless Florence, the picturesque neighbourhood of Viale dei Colli is full of the grand mansions of the city’s 19th century elite. Among them, nestled behind a bank of trees in a private walled garden is the charming and petite Cottage Galileo. An easy stroll from the Piazzale Michelangelo with its breath-taking city views and a little farther to the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio, this little hideaway is the perfect base for a long weekend of culture, art and gastronomy.
A former carriage house refurbished, with a nod to the 70s, into a chic yet cosy one-bedroom, the cottage has an all-in-one living space with modern kitchen and dining area and a bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Outside is a shady pergola with space for up to six friends to dine and a hot tub for soothing soaks after a day of awe-filled exploration.
Short breaks are welcome at Cottage Galileo; with a minimum three-day stay and flexible check in days, living ‘la dolce vita’ in Florence is closer than ever.