PROCEDURES FOR VISITORS / MODALITA' DI ACCESSO

Keep Each Other Safe

The Gardens and Museum at Villa La Pietra will be available to the NYU Community; the general public will have access during Open Days, the schedule of which is published on this website.

Access to the museums and gardens is being regulated by Law Decree 105 of July 23, 2021: starting from August 6, as in any other museum and heritage site in Italy, the EU Digital COVID Certificate (aka “Green Pass”) or equivalent certification is required for admittance.

Anti-Covid measures continue to remain in place:  health checker self-certification to be filled at the entrance; hand hygiene, physical distancing, and mask.


PROTEGGIAMOCI A VICENDA

I giardini e il museo di Villa La Pietra saranno a disposizione della comunità di New York University; il pubblico esterno potrà accedere durante le Giornate di Apertura, il cui calendario è pubblicato sul sito.

L’accesso a tutto il sito di Villa La Pietra è regolamentato dal Decreto Legge 23 luglio 2021, n. 105:  a partire dal 6 agosto 2021,  come in ogni altro museo e sito del patrimonio in Italia, è necessario essere in possesso del Certificato Digitale COVID UE (alias “Green Pass”) o certificazione equivalente.

 Continuano a rimanere in vigore le misure anti-Covid: autocertificazione sanitaria da compilare all’ingresso, igiene delle mani, distanziamento fisico e mascherina.

Open days / Giornate di apertura gratuite

Villa La Pietra is open to the public, by reservation only, on special days for free guided tours. Tours include an introduction to the art collection of the Acton family and the history of the Villa. The tour continues in the formal Garden, laid out in the beginning of the twentieth century in the Renaissance Revival style. Upcoming dates:

European Heritage Days  25 – 26 September 2021
Open Week  – 18-23 October 2021 


Villa La Pietra è aperta al pubblico gratuitamente, solo su prenotazione, in giorni speciali. I tour includono una introduzione alla collezione d’arte della famiglia Acton e la storia della Villa. I tour proseguono poi nel Giardino formale costruito all’inizio del ventesimo secolo, in stile Rinascimentale Italiano. Queste sono le nostre prossime date:

Giornate Europee del Patrimonio 25 – 26 September 2021
Open Week 18-23 Ottobre 2021

 

Book a Tour

Villa La Pietra, former home of the Acton family, is open to the public for guided tours of the Villa, the Collection, and/or the Garden upon request. Inquiries can be made by e-mail (villa.lapietra@nyu.edu), phone (+39 055 5007 210), or by filling the Villa La Pietra Tour Request Form.

Villa La Pietra, già residenza della famiglia Acton family, è aperta al pubblico per tour guidati della Villa, la Collezione, e del Giardino. Si richiede la prenotazione poiché i posti sono limitati. Prenotazioni possono essere fatte per telefono (+39 055 5007 210),  o email (villa.lapietra@nyu.edu), oppure compilando il Modulo Visite

Directions

By Personal car
Via Bolognese is a short distance from Piazza della Libertà (see map above) and Villa La Pietra is at nr. 120. Please do not rely on GPS  to find our location because the information they provide is mostly incorrect, Via de’ Bruni, for example, is not where it is indiacated.

By Taxi
tel. 055-4390 or 055-4242

By Train/Bus
Arrivals from the Florence railway station (Santa Maria Novella), located in the city center may either take a taxi to La Pietra (journey time is less than 20 minutes) or the ATAF bus no. 25 from Piazza San Marco (getting off at the “La Pietra 1” stop, just beyond the gate of the Villa).

For train information, please visit the Trenitalia website.

For more information on ATAF services, please visit their website.

By Plane/Bus
Arrivals from the Florence airport “Amerigo Vespucci” may either take a taxi to La Pietra (journey time is less than 30 minutes) or the “Volainbus” shuttle (operated by ATAF) from the airport to the Florence railway station “Santa Maria Novella” (journey time is approximately 25 minutes). Tickets for the Volainbus cost €6 each and may be purchased directly on board. The closest stop on the ATAF bus no. 25 from Piazza San Marco is the “La Pietra1” stop, just beyond the gate of the Villa.

For more information on the Florence airport, Amerigo Vespucci, please visit their website.

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