Where To Eat, Drink And Stay In Florence

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Where To Eat, Drink And Stay In Florence

Florence is without a doubt Italy`s most enchanting city, with some of the most famous art in the world, a beautifully romantic setting, shopping hub and delicious restaurants and charming bars. You can reach the lovely Toscana countryside in less than half an hour.

Sebastian Schoellgen
May 23, 2022

Here is our edit of where to dine, drink and what to see in Tuscany’s capital.

Where to eat

IL SANTO BEVITORE

  • Via di Santo Spirito, 64/66
  • Reservations (+39 055 211264)

BUCA MARIO

  • Piazza Ottaviani, 16
  • Reservations (+39 055 214179)

TRATTORIA SOSTANZA

  • Via del Porcellana, 25
  • Reservations (+39 055 212691)

OSTERIA SANTO SPIRITO

  • Good for Lunch
  • Piazza Santo Spirito, 16
  • Reservations (+39 055 2382383)

TRATTORIA CAMMILLO

  • Borgo S. Jacopo, 57
  • Reservations (+39 055 212427)

Aperitivo

Il SANTINO WINE BAR

PALAZZO GUADAGNI

  • Piazza Santo Spirito, 9
  • The roof top terrace

L'ANGOLINO DI LORENZO

  • Via del Romito
  • Reservations (+39 055 463 3335)

HARRY'S BAR

  • Lungarno Amerigo Vespucci, 22
  • Reservations (+39 0039469 048 1)
  • Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12.00 to 23.00
  • Sunday open for lunch from 12.00 to 16.00. Closing day: Monday

Gelato

GELATERIA LA CARRAIA

  • Piazza Nazario Sauro, 25

Don’t miss

OFFICINA PROFUMO - FARMACEUTICA DI SANTA MARIA NOVELLA

  • Via della Scala, 16
  • Plants its roots back to 1221

Culture

PALAZZO PITTI

  • Piazza de' Pitti, 1

PALAZZO STROZZI

  • Piazza degli Strozzi
  • Right in the heart of the city, this is the best place in Florence to see contemporary art and traveling International exhibitions.

UFFIZI GALLERY

  • Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6
  • One of the world's most famous museums is renowned for its collection of art from the Middle Ages.

When to go

Avoid July & August, when it can get very hot and packed with hordes of tourists. Visit during spring months or in September and October.

Personal Recommendation

Stay south of River Arno in the hip neighbourhood Santo Spirito (Oltrarno) with it's artigianal shops and local bars.

Where to stay

The Place Firenze is one of the most luxurious hotels in the Tuscan Capital, situated in one of the most magnificent piazzas of Florence, within walking distance to all major sights.

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