Drinks with a view: the best rooftops in Florence
We’ve all heard of the majestic Florence and its beautiful architecture. We all enjoy walking around its winding streets and admiring the art that surrounds us. But when the sun starts to set and the clock strikes 6pm, the dilemma starts arising: where can I keep on admiring all of this beauty while sipping cocktails or prosecco? Lucky for you, there isn’t a shortage of rooftops to admire Firenze from atop. So don’t go just yet, let us introduce you to the best rooftop bars in Florence.
La Terrazza at Hotel Continentale
Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 2/r
The architecture and vibe of this elegant rooftop really does it for us. It’s located at the top of the beautiful “Torre dei Consorti” which allows you to admire that breathtaking view (Arno, Brunelleschi’s Dome, San Miniato, Palazzo Vecchio, Forte Belvedere) while sipping a glass of Prosecco or Chianti wine over a chat with your friends.
Rinascente Rooftop Cafe
Piazza della Repubblica, 4
Caffé La Terrazza is the Cafè located on top of the famous Italian shopping department store known as La Rinascente. This is a terrace where you can go for a coffee break or a bite to eat during the day to relax and admire the view, or it can be your go-to bar for a glass of wine. The views stretch from Piazza la Repubblica to the Duomo.
B-Roof at Hotel Baglioni
Piazza dell’Unità Italiana, 6
As soon as you set foot on this rooftop you’ll feel like you’re on a movie set. The first word that comes to mind when describing this beautiful location is “elegance”. It is located on the fifth floor of the Grand Hotel Baglioni and apart from the incredible view, you will be able to enjoy some excellent food and wine.
Divina Terrace at Grand Hotel Cavour
Via del Proconsolo, 3
This American rooftop Bar is located in the heart of Florence and allows you to admire the city skyline. It’s a great location for a night out with friends. Taste their innovative cocktails and Tuscan wines while feeling that great vibe. Don’t forget your camera!
Se-Sto on Arno Bar at the Westin Excelsior
Piazza Ognissanti, 3
Raise your hand if you’d love to dine at a trendy rooftop with your other half, taste exquisite Mediterranean food, surrounded by the beauties that one of the most historically rich cities on Earth has to offer. Do I have to keep going? If you’re still not convinced let’s add to the picture a 360-degree view of Florence. Now we know you’re in.
The best bars in Florence
Three Sixty Rooftop Bar at The Grand Hotel Minerva
Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 16
This rooftop bar is situated in the beautiful Grand Hotel Minerva and is open from May to September. In addition to a fabulous view from Florence this rooftop has another surprise in store: a pool. Yes, you can sip your cocktail next to the pool while admiring Florence from above. The pool is heated to 28°C (83 F°) and is open from April to October as well as The Three-Sixty bar.