Walks in Boboli Gardens
Stroll through manicured avenues past fountains and statues in the regal, hilltop Boboli Gardens of Pitti Palace, just south of the River Arno. Stop for postcard panoramas of Florence’s terracotta rooftops.
Pitti Palace, Florence
The romantic backdrop at Piazza Santissima Annunziata
Walk under shady arches and porticos through arcades that line the edges of the picturesque Piazza Santissima Annunziata. This intimate square was the romantic setting for the costume drama A Room with A View.
Piazza Santissima Annunziata, Florence
Jewellery gifts on the Ponte Vecchio
Browse the gleaming jewellery shops and goldsmiths’ workshops in the old merchant stores built into the arches of the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge for love tokens, while serenaded by street musicians.
Ponte Vecchio, Florence
Intimate dining in Santa Croce square
Restaurants in Florence are found in some of the most idyllic settings. Choose a trattoria and dine on rustic Tuscan dishes – Fiorentina steak or the heart-warming white bean soup, ribollita. Choose Il Francescano for softly lit intimacy and rustic décor near the marble facade of the Santa Croce church.
Il Francescano, Largo Bargellini, 16 - (piazza S.Croce), 50122, Florence
Classical music serenades
Intimate theatres in Florence provide the perfect setting for an evening out with your loved one. Catch enchanting chamber music at Teatro Goldini near Pitta Palace, or opera under the stuccoes and balconies at the 17th century Teatro della Pergola.
Teatro Goldoni, Via Santa Maria, 13-15, Florence
Romantic walks at dusk on Via dei Calzaiuoli
Join the locals at dusk for their cool evening stroll – or passeggiata. Amble hand-in-hand past street performers and shop fronts on the wide Via dei Calzaiuoli avenue, which links the Duomo and the grand Piazza della Signoria. Or watch the sunset over the River Arno from Ponte Vecchio bridge.
Via dei Calzaiuoli, Florence