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Romantic places in Florence to visit as a couple

Florence is one of the best places in Italy and in the world to fall in love with and there is certainly no shortage of romantic things to do as a couple, especially on Valentine’s Day.

You will hardly give up walking hand in hand through the historic center of the city: an atmosphere of other times! Not to mention the breathtaking views of the Arno and Ponte Vecchio to be admired from our Lungarno Collection luxury hotels.

In short, there are several romantic places in Florence to visit as a couple, where you can experience unforgettable moments with your sweetheart.

Experiences that only Lungarno Collection will be able to give you.

Romantic Florence: 5 romantic things to do in Florence

1. Admiring the panorama of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo

Among the most romantic places in Florence, the view from Piazzale Michelangelo certainly stands out, one of the most evocative viewpoints of the city. You will be able to admire all the beauties of Florence and the gaze of David, a replica of Michelangelo, in the center of the square, will show you the Arno and the historic center with Brunelleschi’s dome.

2. Strolling through the historic center of Florence

In Florence, beauty is in every corner, for this reason a walk in the historic center hand in hand gives you the opportunity to see monuments, Renaissance-era palaces and suggestive views, such as Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio, able to to capture every moment of your romantic holiday in Florence.

Take some time to admire the Boboli Gardens and enjoy a walk among nature, statues and fountains. We also recommend visiting Villa Bardini, which is always located near Palazzo Pitti, climbing between ancient stairs and stone statues.

And for couples who love art and culture, you can treat yourself to a visit to the famous Uffizi Gallery.

3. Visiting the Church of Dante and Beatrice

Furthermore, one of the most romantic things to do in Florence is to visit the plaque dedicated to the memory of Beatrice, the woman Dante fell in love with, in the Church of Santa Margherita dei Cerchi. A platonic passion and love that inspired the poet and led him to write the “Divine Comedy”. The most romantics visit this place to express wishes and leave messages of love.

4. Watch the sunset over the Arno River from our luxury hotels

Strolling along the Arno River during sunset, while the sun illuminates the Ponte Vecchio, is the expression of romanticism in Florence, especially if you are thinking about a marriage proposal.

Ponte Santa Trinita is the perfect place to admire the Ponte Vecchio, but it is not the only one.

Lungarno Collection luxury hotels enjoy breathtaking views of the Arno and Ponte Vecchio. After a walk through the city between refinement and elegance, they will be able to make every moment unforgettable.

Whether it’s the Lungarno Hotel, overlooking the Ponte Vecchio or the innovative 5-star Portrait Firenze hotel, with its luxury suites, the minimal Continentale or the Gallery Hotel Art, you will enjoy the perfect stay in the most romantic hotels in Tuscany, perfect for the honeymoon and even for Valentine’s Day in Florence.

5. A romantic dinner overlooking the Ponte Vecchio

And to top it all off, you just have to dine by candlelight at Borgo San Jacopo restaurant, a Michelin star that overlooks the banks of the Arno and a memorable view of the Ponte Vecchio.

The explosion of colors and flavors and the experience of haute cuisine are the perfect combination for you who want a romantic dinner in Florence.