A pretty statue of Saint Elisabeth sits in a niche above the threshold
of this wonderful terra-cotta-colored convent. Completely renovated,
the interior is quite modern and comfortable. A pretty chapel and
a delightful oasis of flowers, shrubs and palm trees situatued behind
the house are some of the highlights to be found here. The location
is excellent - close to all forms of public transportation and within
walking distance of the train station.
The house facilities include: 45 singles, doubles, triples and
quadruples; all with bath, breakfast, curfew 11 pm, elevator chapel,
open all year.
Train station: from TERMINI take bus no. 16 or 714 to PIAZZA S.
MARIA MAGGIORE or walk the six blocks from the station.
This elegant villa, just outside the city center is nestled in
a residential neighborhood of palatial homes. At the top of this
street is the Piazzale Michelangelo, where one can enjoy stunning
views of Florence and magnificient sunsets that are not to be missed.
The nuns of Saint Elisabeth are very kind and have a tremendous
sense of humor. The rooms are small but immaculate, and the bathrooms
are as good as any you will find in a hotel. The main corridors,
highlighted by skylights and impressive stained-glass windows, are
covered in a brown and white mosaic tile and adorned with antiques.
There is a nice breakfast room where tables are covered in white
linen and overlook a graceful garden. This is the perfect place
for those looking for peace and quiet. The house offers comfortable
accomodation for single persons, families and groups.
The house facilities include: 29 singles, doubles, triples and
quadruples, almost all with private bath, breakfast, chapel, parking,
TV room, garden, curfew 11 pm, open all year.
Train station: from SANTA MARIA NOVELLA take bus no 13, 23, D, 33
to PIAZZA FERRUCCI, then walk up to VIALE MICHELANGELO.
By car: motoway off: FIRENZE - CERTOSA, then follow signs for PIAZZALE
Viliino San Giovanni
Via Vecchia Fiuggi, 2; 03014 Fiuggi
tel./fax:  0775.515035
Villa Saint Giovanni is situated on the hills of "Fiuggi Citta",
where you have a splendid fiew. It's built in 1912 and in Liberty
stile. It's situated not very far from the medieval historic centre,
with its picturesque alleys, antique churches and charming fiews.
You can reach "Fiuggi Terme" in 10 min. by bus or relax
in the green park, which surrounds the villa. Famous guests were
lodging there like William Marconi, Cardinal Montini, Confalonieri,
Wyszynsky and others. Villa Saint Giovanni is suitable for people
who want to find peace and relax, or to discover the healing force
of the water. Fiuggi is situated 750 meters above the sea level
and famous for its "Fiuggi Water", which is exellent for
those who suffer of chalcstones, kidney chalcstones, gout or hypourineacidity,
thanks to its organic acidity which dissolves the chalk.
On the hills around Fiuggi one can visit towns rich of history
such as Alatri, Ferentino, Veroli, Palestrina, Collepardo with its
grottoes and antullo well, unique in the world.The villa is open
all over the year, ideal for singles, families and small groups.
It receives up to 22 persons. It offers breakfast and on request
they also serve lunch or dinner. All rooms have bath and are very
cosy. Parking, chapel and TV room. Nice Restaurants are very near
By bus: ROME - FIUGGI CITTÀ.
By train: ROME - ANAGNI, then by bus until FIUGGI CITTÀ.
By car: A1, motoway off: FIUGGI.
Vilia Maria Elisabetta
Via Zanardelli, 180; 25083 Gardone Riviera
tel.:  0365.20206
fax:  0365.22818
The Family holiday house "Villa Maria Elisabetta", located
inside a large park on Lake Garda, 25 km from Brescia inspires an
atmosphere of peace and serenity. The house offers comfortable accomodation
for families, couples, individuals and students. The house facilities
include: 47 rooms with telephone and most with bathroom and shower,
large dining room and TVroom, chapel, lift, private parking on site,
large garden with terrace overlooking the lake, lake access for
swimming, complimentary deck chairs and tables.
By train: from BRESCIA you need to take a bus to GARDONE - RIVIERA.
By car:motoway off: DESENZANO, then follow directions to SALÒ, GARDONE