Florence is a historic city in Italy, famous as a city of culture, great architecture, rich history and beautiful art. Florence is not known as a city to visit to go party, it is however definitely a place that is more than able to have a great time when the sun goes down. Let us enlighten you.
The nightlife in this beautiful city is fueled by it´s many students from all places in the world who came to Florence to study Italian and/ or art history. The nightlife in Florence is not only to be found in bars, pubs and clubs. It is as well indoor as outdoor on the streets.
This is the place were the old classic world meets the new modern world, where Italian Romeo´s are gathering to “woo” foreign beauties, where the hip young men and high heeled trendy woman come together in the historic scenery having a good time.
Via Pietrapiana/Piazza de’ Ciompi
In this small street you will find only a few bars as Caffé Sant’Ambrogio and Plaz.
The Teatro del Sale is a great place to have dinner and entertainment. This popular street attracts many locals and visitors every night, with the most busy evenings being Friday and Saturday.
Piazza de Ciompu
On this square there are often concerts and other events organized. Almost every night there will be entertainment, this can be a show, music, a play or dancing.
At Caffé Sant’Ambrogio, outside in front of their doors, there is “road bar” where locals come together to have a drink in a cool, colorful and fun atmosphere.
Via de´Benci – Piazza Santa Croce
In this street and at this square you will find a number Florence´s most popular bars and restaurants. In the weekends, on Friday and Saturday this street will be transformed in a outdoor party area, becoming one big outdoor nightlife scene. This is without a doubt the hippest area for drinks in Florence. Among the bars you will find Moyo,Lochness, Kikuya, Red Garter, Osteria de’ Benci, Oibò, Australian Pub, William Pub.
Via de Renai – Porta San Niccolo
This area is said to be the best place to experience Florence´s outdoor nightlife. The atmosphere is esthetically awesome, under Piazalle Michelangelo, besides the river and overlooking the city´s skyline being in the midst of historical buildings, gardens and monuments. Also the drinks in the bars are said to be the tastiest in Florence. Look for the characteristic bars Zoe and Negroni, Caffe’ la Torre, Fuori Porta Wine Bar, Beppa Fioraia Restaurant, il Rifrullo Bar.
Piazza Santo Spirito/ Piazza del Carmine
This area has the most historical and genuine atmosphere in Florence where you will definitely not get bored. The whole neighborhood is characterized by buildings with great historical architecture, small hidden streets, beautiful squares and gardens.
Bars to go in this area are Cabiria, Gustapanino and La Dolce Vita which is said to be the coolest bar in Florence where the crowd is a well balanced mix of locals and foreigners.
Florence has flexible licensing hours for pubs and clubs. Most places stay open until 01.00 to 03.00 hrs.
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