Your perfect wedding is over, the dancing shoes are off and you’ve eaten all the cake! The time has come to take a break from the world and enjoy a romantic getaway. So if you’re thinking about planning a trip to Italy for your dream honeymoon, look no further! Timeless Italy is the land of love and romance, and the muse for many an artist and poet. From romantic small towns to vibrant cities bursting with rich culture, Italy is the perfect setting for the newlywed couple dreaming of a perfect honeymoon!
Rome is visual and palpable masterpiece. Historic, iconic and monumental, Rome is a perfect blend of culture, art, romance, food and most importantly, the dolce vita lifestyle. Make sure you make a wish at the Trevi Fountain, visit the Vatican and explore the Pantheon. If you are one who prefers letting your feet guide you, simply stroll along the beautiful cobblestone streets, eat some freshly made pasta with a glass of red wine and enjoy this timeless, magnificent city.
No cars, no roads: just canals, gondolas, breathtaking palaces and a dream like ambiance. Venice is pure magic is pure magic. You simply can’t miss this city when planning a trip to Italy for your perfect honeymoon. Take a romantic glide down the Grand Canal in a gondola, while the gondolier serenades you and your sweetheart. Visit the unforgettable unforgettable Basilica di San Marco and get lost wandering the maze like alleys.
Walking around Florence will make you feel like you have stepped straight into a history book at the chapter of the Renaissance! This vibrant, exciting and lively city shines in a golden light and is home to some of the world’s most important art. Stand on Ponte Vecchio (the old bridge) and watch the sunset over Firenze, visit the marvelous marvelous Duomo or marvel at Michelangelo’s legendary sculpture of David.
The scenic coastline of the five little villages (aptly named Cinque Terre) is one of the world’s most popular honeymoon destinations. The local vineyards, the sunset ferry rides, the locks of love with lovers’ initials, everything screams “amore.” The villages cling to the cliff, submerged in wine grapes and boast vivid colored houses. Take a wine tasting tour, watch the sunset over the coastline or just stroll through the little cobbled streets. You are guaranteed to fall in love all over again.
Within romantic Tuscany, Italy’s loveliest medieval city exudes a special charm as it blends history so elegantly with modernity. Visit the beautiful Piazza Il Campo and purchase some delicious fresh bread and wine at one of the small local shops. Climb up the 500 steps leading to the head of Torre del Mangia tower, where you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of Siena and its surroundings.
What could be more fitting for a honeymoon than visiting Verona, the city of the greatest lovers in history? The story of Romeo & Juliet is is sure to tug on your heartstrings and reaffirm your eternal and unconditional love for each other! Now that you’re planning a trip to Italy for your honeymoon, make sure you visit Juliet’s house and her celebrated balcony, stop by the town’s most famous square, the Piazza delle Erbe, and sip espresso at a café at piazza dei Signori.
Suspended between picturesque mountains and the crystal blue sea, the Amalfi Coast is a naturally exquisite location that offers breathtaking views and plenty opportunity for romance! 13 charming towns are scattered along this magnificent coastline, each with their own unique character. A must for a planning a trip to Italy!
Amalfi Coast: Positano
Picture steep houses tumbling down to the sea, sunny beaches and pebble beachfronts. As the setting for many romantic movies, Positano is a vision at sunset as it paints the city in peach, pink and terracotta colors.
Amalfi Coast: Capri
This magical little island is as glamorous as it is elegant. Capri boasts breathtaking landscapes, deep blue waters and chic cafes in pretty piazzas!
Amalfi Coast: Sorrento
With spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, Sorrento exudes romance exudes romance while maintaining an air of authenticity. Taste some limoncello and enjoy the sunset at Villa Comunale park.
Amalfi Coast: Como
The city of Como is located on the lake’s southwestern tip and looks like a picture perfect honeymoon destination. Lake Como is renowned for its lavish reputation (George Clooney lives here!) and is certainly a perfect honeymoon destination. Wake up to a view of the glistening lake and take a walk up the stone-paved streets leading to the impressive impressive Como Cathedral.
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