Florence is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Italy. If you ever saw the movie Room with A View you’ll have seen the exquisite scenes. As a honeymoon destination Florence is fabulous. Just take a look at what you can do on a romantic vacation in Florence.
Walking through Florence is like wandering through a museum with its exquisitely preserved buildings. Start and the magnificent Duomo where you can climb to the dome for magnificent views of the city. You can also walk across the famous Ponte Vecchio on the River Arno. One of the most famous art galleries in the world is in Florence. The Uffizi Gallery is renowned for its renaissance art and particularly the Botticelli masterpieces. The Galleria dell’ Accademia is where you’ll see Michelangelo’s David. The churches here are famous too including Santa Croce and San Lorenzo. Don’t forget to visit the food markets which are full of fresh produce. You’ll find leather and craft markets too which are fun for shopping. In Florence the shoe and bag designer shops are a big attraction and perfect for a small honeymoon treat. The restaurants here are superb with local specialties and high quality. Get to know the student area around San Marco or the edgy new bars and cafes in the Oltrarno. If the art gets too much then head out of town to Pisa or Siena which is only a short drive away. Florence is a lovely place to explore slowly and to get to know from the Palazzo Pitti to the Boboli Gardens. After all that art and culture there are countless pavement cafes where relaxing with a coffee or ice cream is a treat and where you can watch the world go by. Go discover Florence for yourself today and enjoy soaking up the Italian art and culture on your honeymoon.