Antico Spedale del Bigallo
Via Bigallo e Apparita, 14 Bagno a Ripoli, Florence, Italy

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With a breathtaking view of Florence from our loggia, the Antico Spedale del Bigallo is a medieval building (once a pilgrim hostel and monastery) dating from the 13th century which lies on a hill 10 km. south east of the city centre.
50 beds in dorms and twin rooms with private bathroom (some 'with a view') in an appealing medieval style.
Complimentary buffet breakfast and free WiFi.
A beautiful garden closed by ancient walls is outside, with olive and fruit trees: pick and choose free our fruit during the season!

Open from the 1st of April to 30th of September.
Check in Times are from 18.00 till 22.00

Opening hours are as follows:
Morning: 7.30 - 10.00 (Only to leave baggage, no check in)
Evening: 18.00 - 23.00
If you arrive at another time (not during opening hours) pls. apply to our reception otherwise you might find the hostel closed!
Located near:
10 km. far from the centre of Florence (Duomo, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio),
15/20 km from the Chianti wine district,
45 km. from San Gimignano,
60 km. from Siena,
100 km. from Pisa


  • Bicycle Parking 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Common Room 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Free Internet Access 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hot Showers 
  • Linen Included 
  • Lockers 
  • Luggage Storage 
  • Meals available 
  • Meeting Room 
  • Outdoor Terrace 
  • Postal Service 
  • Reading Light 
  • Towels for hire 
  • Washing machine 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 


How to arrive:
public transport: until 20.30, bus ATAF nr. 23A from Santa Maria Novella railway station, till linestop 'Sorgane', then nr. 24 till linestop 'La Fonte'. Last part on foot (about 15 min., uphill).
Own transport: A1 exit 'Firenze Sud' direction Bagno a Ripoli. Follow the main road for about 3 km from the village heading in the direction of Bigallo.