Florence from different points of view

view from the terrace of Hotel Continentale

As the weather is becoming milder and the sunset later, we think it could be a great experience to look Florence from a different point of view.

In fact, even if Florence is beautiful on any angle, however for those who seek a more panoramic viewpoint, there are plenty of spots around town worth checking out for a curious intrepid. Here is a short list of very nice spots.

Hotels that offer aperitivo with a view 

  • SE·STO on Arno Florence, borgo ognissanti 3r.
  • Terrazza Brunelleschi, Piazza Unita Italiana, 6.
  • Grand Hotel Cavour,  Via del Proconsolo, 3.
  • Grand Hotel Minerva, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 16.
  • Hotel Torre Guelfa, Borgo Santi Apostoli, 8
  • Hotel Continentale, Vicolo dell’oro 6/r.
  • Antica Torre Tornabuoni, Via de’ Tornabuoni, 1r.
  • Plaza Hotel Lucchesi, Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia, 38.

Dragon gardens


  • Oblate, Via dell’Oriuolo, 24 (head to the top terrace)
  • Parnassus Gardens, Via Trento
  • Forte del Belvedere, Via di S. Leonardo, 1
  • San Miniato al Monte,  Via delle Porte Sante, 34 (close to Piazzale Michelangelo)
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Rose Garden, Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, (8am-8pm)

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