The jewel of Italy and the cradle of Renaissance art, the city of Florence holds as many famous treasures as it does hidden gems. Between two palaces, take the time to savour la dolce vita, Florentine-style, at our selection of hotels, cafés and restaurants.
A Bed & Breakfast: SoprArno
Nestled in a fully renovated 16th-century building, this Bed & Breakfast offers about 10 rooms furnished in a unique style. Perfect for giving an intimate feel to your stay and indulging in a total immersion in Florentine life.
Via Maggio, 35, 50125 Firenze
A restaurant: Coquinarius
Located in a small cobblestone street close to the Duomo, this enoteca stands out with its selection of wines and its generous Tuscan cuisine. Share a quick platter of local cold cuts at noon or sit down for a succulent pasta dinner in a welcoming and cosy ambience once the sun goes down.
Via delle Oche, 11R, 50122 Firenze
An arty spot: Libreria Brac
This bookshop dedicated to contemporary art is also a café where you can rest your feet between museum visits, far from the crowds. A little haven of peace with a soothing design, just steps away from the centre of town.
Via dei Vagellai, 18/R, 50122 Firenze
A vintage cocktail bar: La Manifattura
With its menu that only features Italian drinks and its elegant understated décor, La Manifattura oozes with Fellinian charm. At nightfall, stop by to sip on a Negroni, the local speciality.
Piazza di S. Pancrazio, 1, 50123 Firenze
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