How to reach Festival dei Popoli

Public transport in the city is operated by Autolinee Toscane. It is possible to consult lines and timetables on their website: www.at-bus.it or on the official “at bus” app available on Google Play and Apple Store.

How to reach Cinema La Compagnia:
10 minutes walk from T1.3/T2 stop “Valfonda - Santa Maria Novella”.
5 minutes walk from the bus stops "Piazza San Marco" (lines 6 - 14 - 23 - 17 - 31 - 32) and “Battisti San Marco” (lines 6 - 17 - 31 - 32)

How to reach Cinema Spazio Alfieri:
Near the cinema you can find the following bus stops: “Ghibellina Pepi” (lines C3, C2); “Pepi” (line C3); “Salvemini” (lines 14 - C1 - C2 - C3).

How to reach Istituto Francese:

We recommend the bus stops: "Borgo Ognissanti" (lines C2 - C4 - 36 - 13 - 37), "Piazza D'Ognissanti" (lines C3 - 12 - 36 - 37), "Pescaia Santa Rosa" (lines 6 - C4 - 12 - C3).

How to reach MAD - Murate Art District:
We recommend the bus stops “Giovine Italia” (lines 14 - 23 - 31) and “Malborghetto” (lines C2 - C3)

How to reach PARC - Performing Arts Research Centre:
We suggest the bus stops “Le Cascine” and “Cascine Piazzale Kennedy” (line 17)

If you are at Cinema La Compagnia, you can ask our staff to book you a taxi without any additional fee.

Anyways, the closest taxi ranks are in Piazza San Marco, Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Santa Maria Novella.

You can find all the details here:
RADIO TAXI 055/4390 – www.4390.it

If you arrive in Florence with your own car, please mind that in the historical centre there are several restricted traffic area. If your hotel is located in the historical centre, remember to warn that you will arrive by car, so the hotel can book an affiliated parking lot with your license plate. Park and ride Car parks are located along the main points of access to the city of Florence. They are connected to the centre by bus and tram.
You can find details Florence Parking.

The Santa Maria Novella central station is in the City Centre. All our theatres are just few minutes walking from there.

For more information about schedules and routes, you can visit the following website: www.trenitalia.it (Italy) www.italotreno.it (Italy) www.oebb.at (Austria) www.bahn.com/it (Germany) www.sncf.com (France) www.ffs.ch (Switzerland).

Florence is connected to all the cities in Tuscany by an efficient bus service.
You can find details on the website:  www.at-bus.it. There are also many companies that allow to reach Florence from abroad, such as Flixbus.

Florence International Airport "Amerigo Vespucci"
From the airport, it is possible to reach the city center with the T2 tramway (direction "Unità") in 20 minutes. The service guarantees a run every 5/6 minutes every day. You can find details and schedule here GestTramvia.

Pisa International Airport "Galileo Galilei"
From the airport you can reach the city center of Florence in one hour by bus. You can find details and schedules here.

Otherwise, the Pisa Airport is located about 1 km from Pisa Centrale railway station. You can find, just outside the terminal, the new, high-speed, fully automatic People Mover service for direct connections between the Pisa Centrale railway station and the airport. You can find details and schedule here.

Bologna International Airport "Guglielmo Marconi"
From Bologna Airport you can reach the city center of Florence with the Appennino Shuttle in one hour and thirty minutes.
You can find details and schedule here.

At Santa Maria Novella station you can find luggage storage service.


There are many possibilities that the city of Florence offers for overnight stays. In the following list you may find structures that apply special rates to the accredited audience of the Festival dei Popoli. Their location is a short distance from the festival venues.

Ostello Bello Firenze

Via Faenza 56, 50123 Firenze

Ph. (+39) 055 213 806

Ostello Bello Firenze will apply a 15% discount with the code: FESTIVALDEIPOPOLI23


The Social Hub Firenze

Viale Spartaco Lavagnini, 70-72

Ph. (+39) 055 062 1855

The Student Hotel Florence will apply a 15% discount with the code FESTIVAL23


Internet WIFI

Firenze WiFi is the wireless Internet access of the Municipality of Florence. The connection is provided by the Municipality of Florence and internet browsing is allowed for a maximum of 500 MB per day for each device. To know how to connect 

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