A gorgeous location for declaring and committing to a lifetime of love, the photos in and around the Dome of the Seven Virtues make for a stunning collection of memories. In a quiet corner of the Four Seasons five hectare garden the beautiful neoclassical temple, The Dome of the Seven Virtues, sits under the ancient foliage of oak, birch, pine and giant cedars. With the Dome as your backdrop, corporate, family and wedding event guests love the theatricality of their open air reception. On the Tempio Lawn you can sit down to an Al Fresco meal close to your personalised fireworks display, share a relaxed picnic or create any kind of event that inspires your imagination.
Duomo View Lawn
The promise of this garden is breath-taking photos that feature one of the world’s most famous landmarks – Brunelleschi’s Duomo and Giotto’s Bell Tower. The long garden aisle is a runway to this spectacular backdrop, ensuring that every wedding is a sacred moment in time.
With beautiful vistas from windows overlooking the Hotel’s lush lawns, the Giusti Room has an easy ambience of informal elegance. The rustic terra cotta floors work with gleaming chandeliers to give this room the refined feel of a Tuscan villa. With direct access to the Hotel’s central atrium lobby and French doors onto the garden, the Giusti Room offers privacy and comfort. Included in the Giusti Room is a cozy sitting room, together with a private terrace so guests can stroll outside into the garden.
Conventino Terrace and Conventino Ballroom
Only a few steps from the Duomo View Lawn, the elegant Conventino Terrace is the ideal gathering patio for reception drinks and al fresco dinners. The scent of lemon, orange and mandarin trees float in the air on this charming terrace – the perfect place to unwind and celebrate. Evoking thoughts of a little Tuscan meadow, a secluded Italian garden lawn is also close by, excellent for active kids, picnics or simply lounging before dinner. The Conventino Terrace is part of the private and exclusive building, La Villa. For dinner and dancing, the Conventino Ballroom seamlessly leads guests inside from the Conventino terrace. Restored to its 19th century glory, the Conventino Ballroom has adapted over the decades into an exceptional place for one-of-a-kind wedding celebrations. The ballroom is a former church and reminiscent in every way of the Duomo, the Cathedral of Florence. With its towering, vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and frescoed walls, after dinner the ballroom is transformed from renaissance grace into a high-tech glamourous disco with time honoured, perfect acoustics. The Conventino Ballroom is The Four Seasons largest event space accommodating up to 200 guests for multi-functional meetings, fashion shows, discos or dinners.
Gherardesca Ballroom and Foyer
On the Hotel’s first floor, known in Italian as the noble floor where the palace nobles lived, is the Gherardesca Ballroom. A magnificent space, this is the original ballroom of the Gherardesca family who owned the Four Seasons palace for nearly three hundred years. In hues of soft pastels, one of the ballroom’s many highlights is a series of ancient paintings depicting the Gherardesca family history. Natural light illuminates this elegant room’s marble floors, lush gold curtains and gives extra sparkle to the extraordinary crystal chandeliers. The Gherardesca Ballroom represents palace life, with a noble grandeur that’s wonderful for intimate banquet feasts, meetings, gatherings or conventions. Leading into the Gherardesca Ballroom is the Gherardesca Foyer and Gallery, the perfect place for champagne and canapes upon arrival. Built in the 17th century, gather here to feel the sumptuousness of a bygone era.
Welcome to the graceful heart of the Four Seasons central atrium, where guests meet, refresh and mingle. The perfect gathering space for its privacy, restoration of the courtyard revealed intricate bas-reliefs, frescoes and friezes of classical and mythological events that constantly please the eye. The quadrangle court is covered with glass ensuring year round natural light and a feeling of endless space that is cool in summer and warm in winter. A flawless welcome to Florence, guests here want to linger, rest, revive and socialize amid earthy tones of muted greens and greys.
For an intimate gathering with family, friends or colleagues, natural light from the windows onto the garden outside give the Capponi room wih a glowing warmth. On the ground floor just off the Atrium Bar, guests in the Capponi room have their own private dining room with a strong sense of special occasion. In refined sophistication around 18 people can share one or several tables, under vaulted ceilings, lavish frescoes, twinkling candles, candelabras and chandeliers.