Are you looking for romantic ideas for a date or special occasion in Florence this evening?

Besides some of the most famous museums, churches and monuments in the world, you will find many other romantic spots in Florence to discover with you partner at night.

Enjoy the enchanting views of the city, take a walk between the ancient palazzos that hide priceless masterpieces, have a sip of Chianti in a lovely bar on a square and spend unforgettable moments in this perfect combination of history and modern times.

With so many things to do in Florence, it can be a bit daunting to pick the right activity.

Here are our suggestions for romantic things to do in Florence.

1/ Romantic Dinner

You can never be wrong with a romantic dinner in a beautiful city.

Take your partner on one of our dinner experiences and spend beautiful the night together as you dive in all the flavors of wine, food and the magic of the Florentine evenings.

There are plenty of romantic options, but we’ve picked out a couple of packages that stand out from the rest.

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Florence Concert & Dinner

This arrangement includes a romantic dinner in one of the best traditional Florentine restaurants, a glass or two of Chianti, a short walk down the streets of Florence and front row seats in an intimate concert.

Sounds like a beautifully planned evening and all you need to do is just relax and enjoy your partner’s company.

If you want to spend a perfect evening in Florence with your partner and not spend too much time planning it, this is the perfect option.

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Florentine Steak Experience

Get the best authentic steak in Florence as you enjoy a 3 course meal.

You’ll also learn about the certified Chianina beef steaks on offer, local ingredients used and even how to cook a real steak.

Have a glass of wine and relax with your partner on this romantic dining experience.

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2/ Wine Tasting

Get to know Florence and its most important neighborhoods with several stops for aperitifs.

You will gather at Ponte Vecchio, a medieval stone arch bridge above the Arno river, and the most famous bridge in Florence.

After a walk across the bridge, you will go through some of the less crowded parts of the city and get insights about Florence’s wine history from your guide. On your first aperitif break you will enjoy the romantic city view with a glass of Chianti.

At the end of the tour, you will meet the historic part of the city and make a toast to the cradle of Renaissance with another glass of wine.

What is romantic about wine tasting tour?

  • Together with your partner, learn about Florence and explore the quiet parts of the city as true locals.
  • With a glass or two of wine and a beautiful lit up atmosphere, enjoy a truly romantic walk through the city.

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3/ Beer Tasting

For those of you who are not that into beer: do not skip this text, because there is something for everyone on this tour!

This is a true gastronomic adventure that begins in the city center where you will meet your small group lead by a local guide.

You will take a walk together outside the crowded streets and try a new dish and drink on each of your tasting stops: from cheese and delicious pastries to a unique kind of pizza.

In the end, you will be welcomed at the traditional trattoria with homemade food and authentic Italian atmosphere.

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4/ Opera

Spend an inspiring evening listening to the genuine Italian Opera in the church of Santa Monaca.

Situated in the heart of Florence, this 15th-century church represents a beautiful and truly intimate location for classical music and opera performances.

You will be able to hear many magnificent arias from ‘La Traviata’, ‘La Bohème’, ‘Tosca’, ‘Madame Butterfly’, ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, and ‘The Barber of Seville’.

Before the concert, you two can have a romantic dinner at the ‘Trattoria Napoleone’, located near the church.

What is romantic about the Opera at Santa Monaca church?

  • Whether you are somebody who loves opera or not, this is a truly passionate and emotional experience that you want to share with your loved one.
  • You will hear some of the most famous arias of the famous Italian artists and get the opportunity to your thoughts after the concert.

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5/ City Tour

If this is your first time in Florence, we recommend booking some of the suggested city tours in advance.

Explore the city with a professional guide and experience the best of the city.

You will discover the historical center with fascinating museums and galleries, the popular touristic spots perfect for photographs, stroll down the charming narrow streets and taste the best food there is.

Take your loved one by the hand and embark on a romantic Florentine journey!

Florence Night Segway Tour

A segway ride is an interesting but also very romantic way to spend an evening.

Take a ride from the largest square in Florence-Piazza della Repubblica, to the charming Basilica of Santa Croce, over to the Piazza della Signoria with old but still enduring Palazzo Vecchio.

Strozzi Palace awaits you with all its simplicity and beauty, and the tour ends in the most fascinating way: at the Florence Duomo, probably the most beautiful building in the city.

After the tour, grab an authentic gelato in one of the Florence’s most famous gelaterias.

You will have a lot of laughs as you learn to drive segways in Florence and glide from one sightseeing spot to another.

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Legends of Florence 2-Hour Walking Tour by Night

If you are a fan of legends and little known anecdotes about famous people from the history, this is a tour for you.

Around two hours of true enjoyment in the streets of Florence underneath the shining stars.

Enjoy the view of illuminated antique buildings and monuments, while hearing the mysterious stories about the city.

You will feel like the protagonists of some enchanting Florentine story.

The narrow pebbled streets, moonlight, ancient buildings, and intriguing tales will easily spark a conversion during the night.

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Medieval Florence Evening Walking Tour

On this walking tour, you will learn about the Middle Ages: a period when Florence gained its trading power.

You will hear stories about the most important Florentine family: the Medici, as well as tales about the Guelphs and Gibelins.

Walk by Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Signoria, Uffizzi Gallery all the way to the Ponte Vecchio and try some of the most delicious gelatos.

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6/ Uffizi Gallery

The “Galleria degli Uffizi” is one of the most famous museums in the world that was actually never meant to be a museum.

Cosimo I de’ Medici planned to accommodate the offices of the Florentine magistrates in the building but, over the years, more and more sections of the palace were recruited to exhibit numerous paintings and sculptures that were collected or commissioned by the Medici family.

Today, there are more than 50 rooms filled with incredible artworks, mostly from the period of the Italian Renaissance.

Book your tickets in advance and take your time to enjoy this unforgettable experience.

What is romantic about the Uffizi Gallery?

  • Make a true artistic pilgrimage with your partner. You will have the chance to admire some of the most famous artworks created by Giotto, Raphael, Michelangelo, Uccello, Botticelli and many other genius artists. The sublimity of this place will simply take your breath away.

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7/ Florence River Cruise

A river cruise along the Arno river in a traditional Italian boat is one of the best romantic experiences.

With a glass of exquisite wine and beautiful view on many Florence attractions, you can’t go wrong.

You will learn interesting facts about the city from your local guide and discover the Santa Trinita Bridge, Corsini Palace and the Vasari Corridor, an elevated enclosed passageway which connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti.

What is romantic about the Florence River Cruise?

  • Venice has gondolas, but Florence has barchettos. You will spend a wonderful hour admiring Florence from the water, watching all the ancient buildings and beautiful architecture pass as the day slips by.

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8/ Cooking Class

It’s time to test your Italian culinary skills in a real cooking school!

This exciting experience will be even more interesting with your partner, as you can cook a meal for each other.

You will spend around 4 hours in a lovely classic building and prepare a traditional Tuscan 4-course dinner.

Of course, you will get step by step instructions from a local chef who will guide you to making the best Italian dishes.

What is romantic about the Cooking Class?

  • You can prepare dinner for each other and enjoy it with a glass of complimentary wine.
  • You will get new recipes so you two can bring flavors of Italy back to your home and remember your romantic adventure.

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9/ Fiesole Sunset

This evening you will leave Florence for a couple of hours, but it will be worth it.

Make your way to Fiesole: a small town located in the hills 9km northeast of Florence. Although a small place, it hides many incredible secrets.

Many famous writers talk about its beauty and charm.

From beautiful fresh air, spectacular villas with colorful gardens, olive groves and pines to historical museums, churches, the remains of Roman baths, and a hilltop where Leonardo da Vinci experimented with his concept of flight.

What you will enjoy the most is the view: the most spectacular panorama of Florence, just in time for the sunset.

What is romantic about Fiesole?

  • The wonderful scenery will simply take your breath away and the panorama of Florence in the sunset with all the magical colors will be kept in your memories forever.
  • You will spend beautiful and relaxing moments in nature, just a short bike ride away from Florence.

Tuscany Sunset Bike Tour

Enjoy an easy stroll from Fiesole to Florence on this 3.5 hour bike tour through some amazing scenery.

Perfect for a romantic date, this trip is suitable for people of varying fitness level as you make your way on downhill roads.

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10/ Piazzale Michelangelo

The most famous square in Florence, dedicated to the one and only Michelangelo Buonarotti.

It was designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi as an outdoor terrace on the south of the city, and it represents the perfect place to admire a breathtaking view of the ancient city of Florence and famous buildings like the church Santa Croce, the Duomo, and Palazzo Vecchio.

On this lovely square you can see bronze copies of some of Michelangelo’s most famous artworks, including David.

Piazzale Michelangelo is one of the most popular spots for couples in Florence, so you will not be wrong if you take your partner on this tour.

Florence Evening Segway Tour with Piazzale Michelangelo and Gelato

Hop on a segway and explore the most beautiful parts of the city!

From the historical center and all the amazing monuments go up to the hills and enjoy the most beautiful views of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo: a square dedicated to the artist himself.

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11/ Traditional Aperitive Experience

Get to know the traditional aperitive scene of Florence on this unique tour.

Start your journey on the Piazza della Repubblica and head straight to the famous bohemian quarter: Oltrarno.

Here you will have your first drink for the night, a delicious mojito sorbet.

After you hear some interesting facts about the Florentine aperitive tradition, you will stop for a glass of wine and some authentic Italian snacks.

You will also learn how to combine food with drinks and other useful tips.

Afterwards, have a cocktail in a bar close to the Piazza Pitti where this tour ends.

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12/ Mercato Centrale

How about a lovely shopping night in a true Italian market?

Mercato Centrale is an open-air market located in the building from 1874.

It is a colorful, vibrant and cheerful place with numerous artisan shops.

But you can also find a library, a wine shop and many cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals.

It is all about the tradition, high quality products and joy.

You will get the chance to experience a unique energy of the Italian market, meet many kinds of local people and find the best produce that Italy has to offer, at the right price.

If you’re planning on doing some home cooking for your loved one, you’ll have an enjoyable time, shopping together at Mercato Centrale.

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13/ Duomo & Palazzo Vecchio

Take a walk right after the sunset and see the most beautiful parts of the Tuscan capital.

You will be enchanted by the beauty of Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of Florence built between the 13th and 14th century.

It keeps amazing masterpieces by Michelangelo, Vasari, and Da Vinci.

You will also see the magnificent Florence Cathedral, or the Duomo di Firenze.

The cathedral stands over the city with its beautiful Renaissance dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, and its magnificence is even more obvious at night.

The walk in the streets of this ancient city bathed in the light of the stars makes it a magical experience.

With very few people around, you will enjoy this magical evening stroll with your partner.

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14/ Christmas Lights

Many of you will agree that Christmas time is the most beautiful time of the year, especially in a city like Florence.

During this festive romantic time, you’ll find the buzzing atmosphere in the streets decorated by colorful Christmas lightnings.

There is a large Christmas tree traditionally located in the beautiful Piazza del Duomo.

You’ll also find Christmas markets, live concerts and other events at various locations.

Join a tour which includes an evening walk with an experienced photographer who will make sure you get the best romantic photos of the Christmas lights in Florence.

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15/ Plan a Wedding

Why not get married while you are in one of the most romantic cities in the whole world?

Get a complete package that includes the most romantic location, a Minister, a professional photographer and of course, a delicious dinner with Italian wine.

Spend the most beautiful day of your lives on a romantic terrace with breathtaking view of the city and say yes to an endless love.

In case you are already married and want to renew your vows, the package can be customised for the perfect celebration.

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We hope that you will enjoy some of our ideas for a romantic night out in Florence.

This city has so much to offer and we are sure that you will be delighted by its unique charm.

If you’re still not sure, have a look at our other activities on offer.

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