Top 5 Rooftop bars in Florence for unforgettable Sunset Aperitivos!

Top 5 Rooftop bars in Florence for unforgettable Sunset Aperitivos!

Summer is approaching and the sun finally illuminates the sky, painting marvelous sunsets over the city of Florence. Are you visiting the city of Michelangelo and craving an unforgettable experience? What better way than enjoying a sunset aperitivo with a view of the monuments that adorn the historic center of Florence?

The best place to savor a breathtaking view while sipping a cocktail is contested by two historical and elegant locales. The first contender is undoubtedly the Terrazza Rooftop Bar at Hotel Continentale on Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli 2 rosso. Located atop a medieval tower adjacent to the Ponte Vecchio, it offers an intimate and well-ventilated space to relax from city tours and toast to a new renaissance.

The second top spot definitely goes to Se.sto on Arno at The Westin Excelsior. With an incredible breathtaking view, it's advisable to book table number 41 and indulge in the gourmet aperitivo to fully experience the magic of this place.

Another enchanted spot for an unforgettable aperitivo is Empireo Rooftop Bar at Hotel Plaza Lucchesi (reservation mandatory), where you can sip your drink by the poolside with the Brunelleschi Dome silhouetted against the horizon.

Loggia Roof Bar at Palazzo Guadagni might offer the least panoramic view, but if you're seeking a cool and refreshing place in a charme and ancient palace, this place is for you. Here, you can breathe in the aristocratic atmosphere of Renaissance Florence overlooking the historic Piazza Santo Spirito.

Last but not least, how can we not mention the Divina Terrazza at Grand Hotel Cavour in Via del Proconsolo? Once you reach the sixth floor, you'll be overwhelmed by the stunning panoramic view. An skyline where you can almost touch the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore. The Divina Terrazza offers an American bar in the heart of the city where the most innovative cocktails and finest wine labels are served daily.

These are places that will make your visit to Florence an unforgettable experience and create a magic that will last a lifetime, especially if you're experiencing them as a couple! The cocktails will be among the best, and while the cost isn't for everyone, it will definitely be worth it.  Before to say goodbey, one last tip: remember to make a reservation!