10The Iris Garden, Florence

Nestled in the heart of Florence, just steps away from Piazzale Michelangelo, the Iris Garden is a hidden gem that bursts into a kaleidoscope of colors each spring.

Home to over 1,500 varieties of irises, the garden becomes a painter’s palette of purples, blues, yellows, and whites from late April to May. This garden not only showcases the iris, Florenceā€™s emblematic flower, but also offers breathtaking views of the city, making it a must-visit for flower enthusiasts and romantics alike.