- Type: Luxury Hotel
- Summary: Jewel of the Renaissance
- Feature: Michelin Starred restaurant Il Palagio
- Rooms: 116 Rooms & Suites
- Location: Florence, Italy
- Nearest airport: Florence Airport
Location and transfer
Florence's Amerigo Vespucci Airport is 15 kilometres and approximately 20 minutes from the hotel. Pisa International Airport is 80 kilometres/ 60 minutes from the hotel.
The iconic Duomo cathedral is a symbol of the city of Florence and there are numerous other churches to visit around the city. Shopping is high on the agenda for visitors to Florence and the famous Ponte Vecchio is the place to go for jewellery whilst Via Strozzi and Via de Tronabuoni are filled with high end fashion boutiques.
Dining & Gourmet
Guests can experience a true taste of Tuscany in the hotel's restaurants, showcasing creative menus utilising fresh local ingredients. The Michelin-starred Il Palagio features vaulted ceilings, elegant décor and a garden vista, perfect for alfresco dining. Located on the ground floor of Palazzo della Gherardesca, the seasonal menu puts a modern twist on regional fare, accompanied by fine Italian wines. La Magnolia offers sumptuous breakfasts for guests in the villa, while Al Fresco is a poolside eatery offering more informal Italian dishes.
For genuine wedding 'wow' factor, guests can take their vows in several spectacular locations within the Renaissance hotel, including a centuries-old walled garden, grand frescoed ballroom or an elegant open-air terrace. The hotel's top chefs are on hand to cook up a gourmet feast, ensuring the menu is tailored to guest requirements, from wine selections to dessert choice. Couples can relax in the knowledge that everything is in the careful hands of the dedicated hotel wedding expert, on-site to ensure it all runs seamlessly.
Culture & History
Florence is a city filled with art, the very finest art at that. Just a short stroll from the Four Seasons Florence is the world famous Galleria Dell'aAccademia which houses Michelangelo's famous David. Italy's most important museum The Uffizi is also close by, home to some of the most famous works of art in the world from artists such as Boticelli; Caravaggio and Da Vinci.
From Pinocchio to pizza-making, Florence offers a feast of delights for all the family. The hotel's concierge staff can organise bespoke family fun itineraries, including visits to the Uffizi Gallery or Pitti Palace, or an excursion to the open-air Pinocchio Park Museum, where children can delight in toys and playhouses. Families can also take a sunset tour on a Florentine Reinaioli - traditional boats that travel along the Arno River before and during sunset, providing beautiful views of the city.
Offering delectable dining experiences in beautiful locations, Four Seasons Hotel, Florence is an ideal location for couples sharing a love of gastronomy. Exclusive to hotel guests, a secluded sunset dinner with enviable views of the Ponte Vecchio can be arranged. Other, equally lovely, locations include a romantic dinner on Altana Roof Terrace, with 360-degree views over Florence, a private dinner for two among the 15th century frescoes in the historical Lobby Chapel or tranquil tasting experiences under the garden's Weeping Beech tree.
Spa & Wellness
The Spa at the Four Seasons Florence boasts ten treatment rooms which include a double room for couples and a VIP suite in the beautiful hotel gardens. Products from Florence’s oldest pharmacy the Officina Profumo – Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella are used at the spa. The gym offers state of the art cardiovascular and weight training machines and personal trainers are on hand to offer one to one assistance. Yoga and fitness classes are available.
The Four Seasons Hotel in Florence in the perfect base for a romantic honeymoon. The hotel boasts the most beautiful accommodations and special honeymoon packages are available. Romantic dinners for two can be arranged by the hotel and honeymooners can opt for a special package at the hotel spa. Florence is one of the most romantic cities in the world and a wonderful place to enjoy a wedding or honeymoon.