These rooftop venues across Italy delight the taste buds and the eyes for a true cocktail of pleasures
The Belpaese has so much beauty in it that it is virtually impossible to see all of it. However, we can try to climb high to widen our visual field and admire as much of it as possible. And what better way to celebrate breathtaking views than enjoying an aperitif while relaxing in terraces and loggias as beautiful as the skyline? Here are wonderful places where to savor a cocktail of pleasures for the taste buds as much as for the eyes.
Rooftop Terrace, Ca’ Sagredo Hotel, Venice – On the 4th floor of its splendid 15th-century Venetian palace, the luxury hotel Ca’ Sagredo created a remarkable cocktail bar. Here, they offer lovely drinks in front of a breathtaking view of the city of Venice and the Grand Canal.
Terrazza Mattuiani, Hotel Touring, Bologna – On the 5th floor of is the fifth floor of Hotel Touring, this cocktail lounge is one of the most romantic places in Bologna. At the moment of twilight, the swallows flying through the sky, with the two famous towers that show off their height from afar.
Loggia Roof Bar, Hotel Palazzo Guadagno, Florence – This splendid panoramic terrace was one of the first to be built in the Renaissance. Overlooking Santo Spirito square, it offers unique views of the city and surrounding hills. And with its romantic and relaxing atmosphere, it is an exceptional setting for an aperitif admiring the sunset over the red roofs of Florence.
The Court, Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Rome – The “most exclusive location for innovative mixology” has a unique view of the Colosseum, one of the world’s wonders. Behind the counter, the world-famous Matteo Zed designs the aperitif and after-dinner menu.
Seven Restaurant, Hotel Ambasciatori, Palermo – On the 7th floor of Hotel Ambasciatori in the heart of Palermo, there is a spacious, lush, and beautiful rooftop terrace. Enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view over Palermo, here you can order exciting cocktails, designed by barman Leonardo Romano.
Ilona Catani Scarlett