Very nice hotel. Very quiet rural location. Directly across from picturesque Abbey. In the middle of a National Park area. Be sure to have a good map to find it. 3,000 ft elevation makes it much cooler than Florence. We were there in May, may be much more popular in summer.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Vallombrosa is a town located in the Florentine mountain at 1000 meters high, and 30 miles from Florence. Albergo Ristorante La Forest is nestled in the Woods of Biogenetic Nature Reserve of Vallombrosa, and is located right opposite the famous Abbey. It was originally a hostel for pilgrims coming to visit. In 2002 it was completely renovated and now offers 63 rooms all with private bath, furnished simply yet complete, each of them offers a wonderful view of what surrounds us!. we have a meeting room with 70 seats, a restaurant with a capacity of 200 guests, with the option to dine al fresco! Also in our hotel includes a bar, as well as outside. The latter accommodates many young people for cocktails and hearty delicious Apericena! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- La Foresta Hotel
- La Foresta Vallombrosa