Florence is the ultimate place for lovers. Yes, it is a very touristy place, but the atmosphere, the surroundings, the artefacts all speak of love. A romantic weekend in Florence, Italy is a must if you are in couple. The city offers the perfect setting to indulge in romance. So let’s find out what you can do as a couple in the city of love and romance.
Places to explore and enrich your romantic memory
In the middle of renaissance beauty and architecture, it is an excellent opportunity to make memories. Your loved one will love the fact of being in such a presence. Try to spend time in the Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery museum. For first time visitors, it is a must to visit places of historical importance. Palazzo Pitti and Bargello come after that. Enjoy your time holding hands and exploring the magnificent artefacts and craftsmanship. Just be sure to make reservations or buy tickets early as it gets crowded. There are packages for couples if you are travelling on Valentine’s Day.
One of the trips you must indulge yourself in is the carriage trip. The horse ridden carriage trip is found in Piazza del Duomo or Piazza Della Signoria. It is one of those fairytale experiences you must have as a romantic weekend in Florence, Italy.
The Old Bridge of Ponte Vecchio is where you declare your love. You should know that it gets crowded during the day. So it is best to come and spend time after the city goes to sleep. Spend some of your daytime in a picnic in the Boboli Gardens or the Villa Bardini. It is an excellent place to relax after doing so much sightseeing.
Shopping your heart out
Explore San Lorenzo Market and Piazza Italia if you are in for some discount shopping and authentic products. In addition, you can pay a visit to the fashion district to experience the top fashion brands via Roma and Via Calimala. You will be mesmerized to see the designers work their magic here. Your loved one will appreciate the effort, trust me.
Enjoying florentine hospitality
Wherever you look around in Florence, you will find small eating places. Traditional delicacies like Fettunta (Garlic Bread), Crostini Neri (Chicken liver Pate), Ravioli Nudi (Naked Pasta) and Bistecca Fiorentina (2-inch thick Steak) are available everywhere. While with your loved one, go on a candlelit dinner, maybe in the backdrop of the Duomo and experience the magic of Florence hand in hand.
Make your stay a comfortable one by selecting a place that is convenient for all your sightseeing. A luxury hotel in and around the city centre sounds just about perfect for a romantic weekend in Florence, Italy. You will find some rooms made explicitly for couples, with private pools, a view of the Duomo, designer furniture and sanitary. Pampered in the grandeur and hospitality of Florence – a weekend can’t get any better than this, can it?
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