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The best summer venues in Florence for an aperitif to remember

Gucci Giardino 25
Piazza della Signoria, 37r
tel. +39 055 75927012

The fashion label’s brand new café and cocktail bar. Gucci Giardino 25 is characterised by a sense of wonder and harmonious contrasts that play on the codes of the maison and its Florentine surroundings. The dual identity – daytime/evening – is reflected in the menu, whose various delights are prepared by a kitchen that embraces seasonality and draws its creativity from the Tuscan countryside.

Atrium Bar & Lounge – Four Seasons Hotel Firenze
Borgo Pinti, 99
tel. +39 055 2626450

Among the history and charm of beautiful Palazzo della Gherardesca we find the Atrium Bar, the jewel in the crown of Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. Throughout the day and the evening, the Atrium Lounge is an elegant place to gather, relax and enjoy the delicious specialities prepared by chef Paolo Lavezzini: an extremely pleasant break.

Santa Cocktail Club
Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 1
tel. +39 337 1625009

The elegant and trendy Santa Cocktail Club is an unmissable must in the city. The terrace, overlooking the gorgeous Piazza Santa Maria Novella, is waiting to greet you in fascinating and unusual style. You order from a digital device, and the drinks menu spans everything from signature cocktails to timeless classics. All designed to impress.

Via delle Seggiole, 12r
tel. +39 055 2626450

Suspended between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, when you cross the threshold of Locale you go back in time. The winter garden is stunning to look at and the perfect place for a cocktail  or a great glass of wine at any time of the evening.

La Terrazza Rooftop Bar – Hotel Continentale
Lungarno degli Acciaiuoli, 2r
tel. +39 055 27265987

At the top of the medieval Consorti Tower, on the highest floor of Hotel Continentale, the intimate private space of La Terrazza offers the opportunity to enjoy an unparalleled aperitif as the sun sets.

Ditta Artigianale Sant’Ambrogio
Via Giosuè Carducci, 2/4r
tel: +39 055 936 7419

In the former Sant’Ambrogio monastery, the Ditta Artigianale is definitely an essential pit stop in the city. The Cocktail Bar is staffed by bartenders who prepare classic drinks with a modern twist; not to mention the Gin Bar, offering a selection of over 150 labels from all over the world, accompanied by a variety of tapas (tel. Sofie Delauw).