Hotels Florence Christmas Market
Are you planning to stay in Florence during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Naples help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotels close to the Piazza San Croce – Florence Christmas Market for the Winter of 2023!
The Florence Christmas Market known as The Weihnachtsmarkt market is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Florence, a few weeks before Christmas.
This year the market runs from 28th November 2023 to 20th December 2023. The Christmas Market is located on the Piazza Santa Croce, downtown old Florence.
How is the weather in Florence in December?
The average temperature in Florence in December is about 11° / 3° (low) and light rain is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket is a must during the winter in Florence and Italy if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!
Best Restaurants in Florence for the perfect Christmas Dinner
- Ristorante Santa Maria Novella
- Osteria dell’Enoteca
- Osteria Antica Casa Torre
- La Buchetta Food & Wine Restaurant
- La Schiaccia della Signoria
Best Day Tours in Florence in Winter
Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. The Galleria dell’Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture. The Uffizi Gallery exhibits Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and da Vinci’s “Annunciation.
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- Cinque Terre Day Trip with Transport from Florence
1. Baglioni Relais Santa Croce, Florence 5* – Hotels Near Florence Christmas Market
A 5-star hotel set in an 18th-century building, Relais Santa Croce is one of the most luxurious, stylish and elegant properties in the historic centre of Florence. It is located between the Santa Croce Basilica and the Cathedral.
The hotel blends modern details and a classic décor. On arrival you can admire frescoed ceilings, and a comfortable and elegant lounge. There is also a music room where aperitifs and entertainment activities take place.
High-quality comforts play an essential role in all rooms, which come with antique furniture and fine fabrics. Some rooms offer a plasma-screen TV, walk-in closet, and a bathroom with rain shower, and sauna or Turkish bath.
In the historic center, this upscale hotel in an 18th-century building is a 2-minute walk from the Basilica of Santa Croce and a 10-minute walk from Uffizi Gallery.
Refined rooms provide marble bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs; some have 4-poster beds. Suites add original frescoes, living space and furnished balconies. Upgraded suites feature whirlpool tubs, saunas, and/or steam showers with chromotherapy. Room service is available.
Amenities consist of an elegant Tuscan restaurant, a piano lounge and a classic ballroom. Cooking classes are offered.
Surrounded by its sumptuous furnishings and frescoed ceilings, you will be assisted by highly professional staff of this hotel in Florence and delighted by the evocative nature of this truly extraordinary location in which luxury and refinement are the predominant features.
It is the ideal destination for those seeking the intimacy of a private residence in Florence.
Relais Baglioni hotel enjoys a great location in Florence historic center and it is within walking distance from all major cultural highlights of the city.
It’s the perfect place for a luxury peaceful holiday where privacy and tranquility are guaranteed.
equipped with a small hammam inside the shower.
The room was very comfortable and spotless, everything was organized at perfection.
There were beautiful high quality amenities in the bathroom.
A nice hand written welcome card and some fresh delicious complimentary petit four were delivered at our room.
We had breakfast included in our room rate and it was amazing – breakfasts in Italian hotels are not usually the high point of the day but this breakfast buffet was so diverse and fresh that I cannot imagine anyone being disappointed. You can special order items too – Eggs Benedict for example – if you wish. Prosecco is on the buffet and we loved starting the day with a glass of that.
We ate dinner there one night and had a delicious meal, beautifully served. One of the dishes I had was the risotto al Lampredotto. It was wonderful but about twice what I could eat. Suggest asking for a half portion!!
We will definitely go back to the Relais Santa Croce the next time we go to Florence and cannot recommend it highly enough.
How much does a room costs at Baglioni Relais Santa Croce, Florence?
This suite features air conditioning and minibar.
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2. La Maison du Sage 4* – Hotels Near Florence Christmas Market
Set a few steps from Santa Croce Basilica in Florence, La Maison du Sage offers spacious rooms with free WiFi, 800 m form Ponte Vecchio Bridge. Guests enjoy breakfast served daily.
All air conditioned, rooms at the bed and breakfast come with elegant décor and satellite TVs. Some feature a spa bath, while others are complete with a shower.
Both Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio are within a 5-minute walk of La Maison du Sage.
Opposite the Basilica di Santa Croce, this refined guesthouse in a restored art deco style building is an 8-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery and 2 km from Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station.
Polished rooms with art deco style furnishings feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, Nespresso machines and en suite bathrooms. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs and/or basilica views. Upgraded rooms offer sitting areas, while suites add pull-out sofas.
A continental breakfast buffet is available in a chic dining room. There’s also an elegant guest lounge where afternoon tea and evening drinks are served.
Conveniently located in front of the Pazzi Chapel in Santa Croce’s square, La Maison du Sage enjoys the view of one of the most evocative glimpses of the facade and the sides of the magnificent basilica. The 1,000 square meters facilities are divided between the first and second floor of a Liberty Building, completely restored in 2016 and equipped with a modern glass elevator. The age of the building determined the choice of the property to give a sign of continuity between inside and outside electing the Art Déco the dominant style of its interior design.
Each bedroom is equipped with air conditioning, minibar, flat-screen satellite TV, Nespresso coffee machine and water kettle for tea.
Florence is crowded any time of the year so if you are looking for a great area do pick the area around Santa Croce and if you are looking for a very special place to stay this is it! The decor is amazing ( not a minimalist decor) and it feels to be in your own house.
One quick night in Florence and we were happy to stop by La maison du sage.
The place is well located near Santa Croce.
The staff was very nice and upgraded us. We got an amazing room with those elegant wooden bed.
Very happy with our stay there, much recommended.
Having stayed in various hotels of differing standards throughout the world I can honestly say this boutique B & B has everything you need and then a bit more. Fabulous location next to Santa Croce, so within easy walking distance of all major sites. Spotlessly clean with nooks and crannies and books all over the place to sit and relax. The bedrooms are beautifully appointed in 40’s style and have first class linens. The bathroom had a new rainfall shower and all accessories you would expect in a five star hotel. Heated towel rails as well. Breakfast is certainly sufficient with gluten free items as well.
So stay at la Maison du Sage, avoid the crowds, walk everywhere and enjoy Florence off season Christmas Market Christmas on the piazza).
How much does a room costs at La Maison du Sage?
This suite features air conditioning and minibar.
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3. B&B San Remigio 4* – Hotels Near Florence Christmas Market
Centrally located in Florence, B&B San Remigio is a 5-minute walk from Piazza della Signoria. It offers free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms featuring exposed-beam ceilings.
With a flat-screen TV, each room at the San Remigio bed and breakfast will provide you with an electric kettle and a desk. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer.
A sweet buffet breakfast is available every morning. It includes hot and cold drinks, croissants and toast.
On a narrow side street 3 blocks from the Arno river, this relaxed B&B is a 5-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery and 3 km from Firenze Porta al Prato train station.
Featuring wood floors and simple decor, the 6 straightforward rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities. All have private bathrooms. An apartment includes a kitchen.
Italian breakfast is served in a cozy shared kitchen.
Amazing location in center of Florence and walking distance to everywhere! First, the hosts are wonderful people, are very helpful and will help to make your stay and travels the very best.
The rooms are large, clean and updated. The kitchen and breakfast is perfect. The area is safe and the rooms secure. The patio sides to a very old church and makes for a tranquil experience. Great place and people!
Excellent location; 20 mins walk from Santa Maria Novella train station; close to all the sights, quiet, excellent service, nice rooms with great bathroom/shower and small communal outside terrace. Everything was super-clean, tidy and well kept. Breakfast was excellent: cold meat, cheese, cereal, fresh pastries, coffee laid out ready for you to help yourself. They stored our luggage, gave us keys so we could collect later in the day before taking the train.
Regrettably we were able to stay only one night – we would definitely stay there next visit. Easy access to many bars, restaurants and all sights within walking distance. Totally recommend – there’s nothing to improve.
How much does a room costs at B&B San Remigio?
Classically-furnished, this room has a flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a desk. The private bathroom includes a hairdryer.
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