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Here is a list of coffee places to visit in Italy to have the best Italian coffee experience ever:  Served with Passion and History.

(Some of the oldest coffee shops and establishments in the world.)

florian
Caffè Florian

Name: 

Caffè Florian (1720) – Venice

Website for more information:

Caffè Florian

Where to find them:

Caffè Florian (Venice)
Piazza San Marco, 57 – 30124 VENEZIA
Email: servizi@caffeflorian.com
Ph. +39 041 520 56 41

Information:

Florian’s is the oldest coffee house in the world.  Dating back to 29 December 1720 when it opened its doors as” alla Venezia Trionfante”, this is truly an exceptional experience for your next travel itinerary.

In their own words:

“People don’t sit here for a simple coffee but to plunge into a unique experience where you can breathe history, listen to the good music of the orchestra, be pampered by the excellent service on strictly silver trays and enjoy the view of one of the most important and beautiful square of the world: St. Mark’s Square.”

gilli
Caffè Gilli

Name

Caffè Gilli (1733) – Florence

Website for more information:

Caffè Gilli

Where to find them:

Via Roma, 1 / R
50123 – Florence
Ph.  +39 055 213896
Email: info@gilli.it

Information:

Gilli is the oldest café in the city of Florence. Founded in 1733 and opened as “Bottega dei sweet bread”. Here, at the Caffè Gilli pastry shop you will find artisanal pastry and confectionery products that will make your heart melt.  Caffe Gilli Restaurant offers traditional Tuscan and Italian cuisine, but also great new classics. Caffè Gille should definitely be on your list of best coffee places to visit in Italy.

In their own words:

“The prestigious Caffè Gilli restaurant offers seasonally renewed menus with the best of the Tuscan and Italian culinary tradition, enriched by a careful selection of wines.”

gambrinus
Gran Caffè Gambrinus

Name

Gran Caffè Gambrinus (1860) – Naples

Website for more information:

The Gran Caffè Gambrinus

Where to find them:

Via Chiaia n. 1, Piazza Trieste e Trento, 42
80121 Naples
Ph. +39 081 41 75 82

Information:

Gran Caffè was opened on 12 May 1860.  Coffee in Naples is not just coffee.  It is an opportunity to experience the culture and to socialize.  Here you do it in style and surrounded by history.  Started as a Cafeteria, it now also has a pastry shop and specializes in refined ice cream creations.

In their own words:

“The most renowned literary café in Naples.  The meeting place of intellectuals, politicians and businessmen who have left fragments of their greatness in its rooms.”

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Caffè del Tasso

Name:

Caffè del Tasso (1476) – Bergamo

Website for more information:

Caffè del Tasso

Where to find them:

Bergamo (24129)

Piazza Vecchia, 3

Email:  tasso1476@gmail.com

Ph. +39 035 237966

Information:

Opened in 1476 and was originally named ‘Locanda delle due spade – Locanda of the two swords.’ The name changed in 1681 to Caffe del Tasso. Open for breakfast, aperitifs, and also lunch and dinners.

In their own words:

‘If you want to get to know the history of Bergamo, start your visit here. The Menalli family will be happy to tell you the secrets that have passed by one of the oldest “historical establishments of Italy”! ‘

Inspiration

This list is an inspiration for your next Italian trip. Coffee places to visit in Italy, is just something you have to put on your itinerary.

For more information read our article on:  The world’s oldest Coffee House

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