Florence’s city centre offers some fantastic, breath-taking views! As a matter of fact, Florence is famous for its numerous rooftop bars. And really, what better way to enjoy the city than from a beautiful terrace?
Read more to discover our list of the best rooftop bars in Florence!
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Divina Terrazza at Grand Hotel Cavour
Located on the sixth floor of the Grand Hotel Cavour, Divina Terrazza offers a unique rooftop bar that mixes old and new.
Divina Terrazza is trendy, modern, and offers innovative cocktails and tasty snacks. From the terrance you can see famous sites in Florence like the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio.
The terrance is open all year round. In the winter, there is a covering and heat to keep everyone warm. In the hot summer months, there are vaporizers to keep it cool. You’ll be comfortable no matter what!
And a big plus: it is open every night!
SE-STO on Arno
Located on the sixth floor of The Westin Excelsior, SE-STO on Arno is a cozy rooftop bar and restaurant. It overlooks Florence’s Arno river and its bridges, offering a magical view of the city centre.
The bar offers aperitifs with exclusive wine, as well as innovative and old-fashioned cocktails. You can also choose to have lunch or dinner. People who dined here described it as ‘Tuscan cuisine with a touch of innovation’.
La Terrazza at Grand Hotel Minerva
The Grand Hotel Minerva is located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, near Florence’s central train station. And, it offers a beautiful rooftop bar from which you can see 1800s buildings, as well as the Duomo and bell tower.
There is an area for external guests where you can have aperitif and order cocktails, but the exclusive touch is given by the terrace’ pool (for hotel guests only).
Caffè La Terrazza at La Rinascente
Located right in the heart of Florence, the café La Terrazza is the perfect spot to have breakfast, a quick lunch or aperitif. It has stunning views on the Duomo and Piazza Della Repubblica.
This is a fantastic bar where to have your cappuccino and pastry, especially on a sunny day before shopping in Florence’s main fashion streets.
Loggia Roof Bar at Hotel Palazzo Guadagni
If you’re looking for an old-fashioned rooftop bar with a view, then you might want to visit Palazzo Guadagni’s hidden gem.
Here, you can have an aperitif or a cocktail gazing at Florence’s busy Santo Spirito square.
Caffè del Verone at Istituto degli Innocenti
Hidden inside the Istituto degli Innocenti, the Caffè del Verone used to be the area of Florence’s historic orphanage dedicated to nannies and orphans.
Today, the café is a minimalist, modern cafeteria attached to the Museo degli Innocenti, with views over Florence’s Synagogue.
Terrazza Rossini at Hotel Kraft
Located in a quieter, residential and less touristy area of Florence, the Hotel Kraft offers, on its sixth floor, a spacious rooftop.
It is divided into two terraces. There is a smaller one dedicated to hotel guests, and a larger one for external guests to try Italian dishes and relax on the lounge sofas.
La Terrazza at Hotel Continentale
La Terrazza‘s rooftop is a sophisticated, charming terrace where you can relax to the sound of jazz music and watch the sunset. It is located at a stone’s throw from Ponte Vecchio. Make sure to enjoy some Italian bubbles, wines, and well-made cocktails.
As this is a luxury, high-end bar, be aware that it is on the pricey side.
B-Roof at Grand Hotel Baglioni
B-Roof is a unique bar and restaurant on the fifth floor of Hotel Baglioni. It has stunning views of Florence’s skyline near Santa Maria Novella station. In the summer, the B-Green rooftop bar even opens a roof garden setting.
You can have classic cocktails, aperitif snacks and Italian dishes accompanied by delicious wines.
We hope you enjoy your time enjoying the views from above in Florence!