an italian renaissance affair

Is this an affair of the heart, the eyes or the stomach? That’s for you to decide, but a trip to the periodic city of Florence aims to impress in a number of ways. Boutique hotels nestled high above the meandering streets; mouthwatering markets, your choice of rooftop bars serving up delicious feasts & endless Aperol spritz and an abundance of cultural sites, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in this magical city.

The explorers among us will venture out of the city walls in search of adventure; a timeless option being a visit to Pisa – top tip; think of your pose before you arrive! If you prefer to see the lesser-known parts, then the Tuscan countryside awaits – Lucca, famed for it’s well-preserved Renaissance walls is within easy reach, or star in your own romance novel as you hire a Vespa & explore at your pace. For a truly romantic experience, opt for a private pasta-making class in a local villa. However you choose to spend your time here, we guarantee you’ll leave with a piece of Florence in your heart.

Facts about Florence

Currency – Euro

2+ hour flight time

Birthplace of the piano

Historic centre is a UNESCO site

Why should you travel to Florence with us?

We’re true romantics at heart – we can’t help but get caught up in the magic of this city. From a short break to explore the heart of the city, to a longer holiday to truly immerse yourself in the Tuscan lifestyle, our travel experts are here to help you plan and maximise your time. From the properties in the best location to the easiest ways to explore the region, or helping to arrange a private tour, our Concierge service takes the stress out of planning the finer details of your well-deserved holiday.

Some of our favourite boutique Properties in Florence

continentale panoramic consorti suite florence


A vibrant, dynamic & romantic property, providing 4-star luxury on the banks of the Arno, overlooking Ponte Vecchio. The elegant colour palette evokes simplicity & fantasy. From Double Rooms to a Panoramic Consorti Suite – with modern four-poster bed & free-standing bathtub on your mezzanine level – Continentale has something for everyone. Be sure to visit Caffè dell’Oro & La Terrazza Rooftop for perfect coffee & amazing views.

suite at portrait firenze

Portrait firenze

Hospitality is an artform, and Portrait Firenze has made it a masterpiece. Whilst still offering luxury, this boutique hotel have turned it into spontaneous personalisation – something our travel experts are very familiar with. This all-suite property of just 37 rooms – aptly located in an iconic part of Florence – also has a spectacular rooftop suite & entire Penthouse Floor. Ideal for families & couples alike, this place is special.

the place florence

The Place

In the heart of the city, The Place is most certainly the place to be. Deeply connected to the local artistic heritage & lively cultural scene, this property is your home in this emotive Tuscan city. Attention to detail here is key – both in the rooms & suites and the level of service. Start your day at The Kitchen & The Bar, with a leisurely al fresco breakfast in a glorious Renaissance piazza, seamlessly segueing into an intimate dinner.

Things to do in Florence

Book with us today

Now is always the best time to book your next holiday and we’re here to take all of your stress away. Simply get in touch with our travel experts for an initial consultation and whether you need a little inspiration or know exactly what you want – with a little help from us – you’ll soon be jetting off to your next destination.