An unforgettable Valentine’s Day in Florence, 2022

Be whisked away in the city of art, culture and nature.

Valentine’s day is dedicated to lovers and loving, with our passion for the city of Florence in our hearts on this day and always! Take the opportunity to celebrate amore in the Renaissance city where culture, art, and history are imbued in every brick. Take the hand of your chosen loved one, and set off through the centuries-old streets in honour of your bond and your connection with the city. 

With breathtaking views, endless romance, dazzling colours and rich cultural heritage, beautiful Florence is the perfect setting for Valentine’s day. Whether you’re visiting or a resident looking for special ways to mark the occasion, here are some ideas for an unforgettable day.

Wander museums with your loved one
The stillness and quiet of the hallowed halls of some of Florence’s most renowned museums and galleries are intimate settings for a bonding visit. Must-sees like the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery and Opera del Duomo are ideal choices, as are the civic museums like Palazzo Vecchio and the Arnolfo Tower. Check out the Museo Novecento, Stefano Bardini Museum, Brancacci Chapel, Fondazione Romano and Santa Maria Novella Museum for other wonderful ways to celebrate your love for each other and for the city. 

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Romantic stays
The ever-popular concept of a passionate break or fairy-tale like dinner in a stunning setting is bound to create memories for you both. We recommend Hotel Brunelleschi's Valentine's Day package available from February 11 to 15, 2022: it includes accommodation in a suite, breakfast, dinner for two, a selection of music and many other romantic comforts as well as access to the fitness room.

Equally dazzling is Hotel Minerva: spend a night in one of the beautiful Suites or Deluxe Junior Suites with breathtaking views (from February 11-14), with a romantic four-course dinner (drinks not included), breakfast and a bouquet of red roses completing the occasion!

Hotel Brunelleschi

Valentine's Day events
To mark Valentine's Day, at 11am on Sunday February 13, Dante's House Museum hosts "Amor ch'a nullo amato: Love in the time of Dante", a guided tour in costume centering on the theme of love in the company of one of the immortal protagonists of the Divine Comedy.
Lasting about one hour, it costs 15 euro per person with reservations required by emailing reservations@museocasadidante.it by Saturday, February 12.

Alternatively (or additionally!), at 5pm on February 14, love poems will be uttered at the Buonarroti Library, with works by Marjorie Boulton, Catullo, Frida Kahlo, Roberto Casati, Federico Garcìa Lorca, Alda Merini, Pablo Neruda, and many others setting lovers swooning. 

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