Who we are

The Centro Congressi al Duomo – Florence is a reality deeply rooted in the cultural context of the city since 1975; it is an affiliate member of UNWTO, and a seat of practical application of the Life Beyond Tourism® movement.

It founded and supports since 1991 the Romualdo Del Bianco® Foundation devoted to research on themes, #Travel, #Planet Earth, and #Cultural Intercultural Dialogue, practically applied on territory.

The company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2015 and has adopted the model of Legislative Decree 231/2001 (Code of Ethics and General Part, Quality Policy).

All the staff is trained to welcome our guests in the spirit of Life Beyond Tourism® according to the international quality standards of Accessible Hospitality and according to the Certification  Life Beyond Tourism® for intercultural Dialogue. It has an average of 800 hours of training per year on topics related to welcoming and reception, communication, social marketing and current legislation (SGSL Legislative Decree 81/08, Privacy, Quality Management System ISO 9001: 2015).


Enjoy our city centre from two of the best places to stay: Duomo Square and Ponte Vecchio!

Hotel Laurus al Duomo ****
The hotel is located in the historical centre of Florence just 70 meters away from the Duomo, a few steps from central railway station of Santa Maria Novella, the Uffizi Gallery, walking distance from the main monuments, the most glamorous shopping streets, the Exhibition Centre “Fortezza da Basso” and the “Palazzo dei Congressi”. It represents the ideal location for leisure and business travellers in Florence. The hotel provides 50 comfortable rooms, richly furnished in a romantic ‘800 florentine style. The Breakfast Room is located on the 6th floor which has a Panoramic Terrace that offers a breath taking view of the Duomo.

Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio ****
The Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio is located just 7 metres. from “Ponte Vecchio”, less than 100 metres from “Palazzo Pitti” and the “Uffizi Gallery”. The hotel is in a medieval tower, built in the year 1200 A.D. which was totally reconstructed after the end of World War II. It is the perfect location for tasting the genuine flavour of Florence. It has 79 comfortable rooms and 1 Panorama suite located on the top floor. From the nicely furnished rooms, you can enjoy a view over the medieval heart of Florence. On the sixth floor you will find our beautiful Terrace “Alla Torre De’ Rossi” where you can have a tasty breakfast, in the afternoon will be set as an elegant wine bar with stunning view.


Bring your students to Florence for a full immersion educational training in our campus!

We have all what you need: art, culture, lifestyle; Florence is a perfect location to settle a winter/summer camp for international institutions. We provide all what you need to realize it, from accommodation…to campus!




Make your art exhibition in Florence!

Get the most from your exhibition. Make your artworks be visible to international public. Florence is just 2h30’ away from most European destinations.


Meet the World in Florence!

Get the most from your events in Florence: meetings, BtoB, BtoC, events, incentives, company presentations, all this only 2 hours and 30’ away from most European destination.