Located inside the 18th century Villa Vittoria, Palazzo dei Congressi boasts a prestigious auditorium which can host up to 1,000 people. There is also an exhibiting area of 920 sqm, along with other halls which can host 50, 80 (Sala Onice -Onyx Hall) and 200 people (Sala Verde – Green Hall) respectively, and which are positioned within the 4 floors of the villa. Surrounded by a centuries-old garden, Palazzo dei Congressi and its adjacent Lemon House are located in front of Palazzo degli Affari and are connected to the Fortezza da Basso through a pedestrian square, thus forming a congress & exhibition area which is completely accessible on foot, in the heart of the city.
The charming interiors of the venue are characterized by a combination of Florentine antique furniture with modern and functionally designed halls.
The venue is conveniently close to the airport, main railway station of Santa Maria Novella and to all the principal hotels, and is also within easy walking distance of major tourist attractions. This exhibition centre hosts renowned international events every year.
Visitors and their accompanying partners at FLOREtina 2017 will appreciate the fact that Palazzo dei Congressi is so close to the historical centre of Florence, allowing them to combine their congress activity with a great experience in one of the most famous places in the world, renowned for its artistic beauty, museums, churches and shopping, in addition to its high quality wine and food.