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Florence is an architectural wonder. And one of the greatest romantic cities in the world!
Known as the ‘Cradle of Culture’ and the birthplace of the Renaissance, the capital of Tuscany is widely considered to be one of the most enchanting and magical destinations in Italy. Bursting with iconic views and artistic masterpieces it is impossible not to be enthralled by the mesmerising beauty of Florence.
So whether you're a Culture Vulture or just looking to soak up the romantic ambience, NOW is the time to book a romantic break in Florence.
Prepare to have your breath taken away at the top of the Duomo - the gem of Florence's Renaissance architecture. Complete the journey up the winding staircase whilst admiring the Duomo's beautifully decorated façade, intricate ceiling and dramatic bell-tower, and you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the city at the top. For an extra special romantic moment make the climb first thing in the morning or last thing at night, when you'll find greater privacy and the perfect opportunity to pop the question in front of Europe's most spectacular city backdrops.
Often thought of as an aphrodisiac, Italian dining is at the heart of many romantic evenings with your loved one in Florence. And taking an Italian cooking class during your stay in the city provides you with invaluable skills to take home and enjoy for many years to come. With a number of cooking schools dotted around the city, each provides the opportunity to hand-pick your own ingredients at a local market, and then learn the techniques to prepare indulgent dishes, perfect for creating romantic dinners for two.
In a city
oozing with culture, fine art, Renaissance architecture and stylish
restaurants, bars and boutiques, there is no better way to explore Florence's
splendors than to take a personal guided tour. Often led by scholars and
professors from local institutions, the tours will undoubtedly draw you in to
the city's beauty, whilst giving you the opportunity to see the sights whilst
enjoying each other's company away from the hustle and bustle of group tours.
looking to enjoy an intimate moment with your loved one on your holiday to
Florence, then consider venturing out to Tuscany's Parco Naturale della
Maremma, just a two hour drive from the city centre. One of the most stunning
beaches within the national park is Marina di Alberese, where you walk south
along the golden sand coast to find blissful bays interspersed with woodland
Whilst tourists are typically drawn to the Tuscan countryside to take part in one of the region's wine tasting tours, it's actually possible to plan your own intimate wine-tasting trip in the heart of the city centre. Finding romantic hideaways in Florence isn't difficult, with its abundance of roof-top terraces, stylish bars and pristine parks. Treat your loved one with a personal tour of the city's finest spots, accompanied by a home-made indulgent picnic.
Inspired? Find the most romantic hotels and experiences in Florence and book your unforgettable break in this beautiful city. A couple of your recommended properties include: