Italy has been described as the Queen of honeymoon destinations around the world. You will find a wide range of romantic, beautiful cities and stunning regions that are ready to be discovered on this hugely important trip during your lifetime. While naming everywhere in Italy that’s perfect for a honeymoon would be impossible, if you need to decide then choose one of the cities below.
If there’s an Italian destination that’s more romantic than any other, it’s got to be Venice. The range of plazas, canals, ancient palaces, and a simply elegant and romantic atmosphere, it’s possibly one of the best places to spend your honeymoon, even if it can get a little overcrowded with tourists.
If you’re planning on a summer honeymoon in Italy, there’s no better place to visit than Sardinia. This stunning island, located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, is a stunning destination for a honeymoon that allows couples to combine time relaxing on the beach with culture and history, not to mention delicious food. The north side tends to be the most touristic so visit somewhere else on the island if you want to enjoy a quiet trip away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds. Cagliari in the south is well-known for its stunning bays and relaxing sandy beaches.
The capital city of Italy is certainly amongst the romantic so it’s no surprise why it’s a must-see for most honeymooning couples. From the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain to the Colosseum, Vatican City and Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome is a fantastic choice of destination for your honeymoon. The most romantic destination to visit is certainly Trastevere – with colored buildings, small piazzas and a charming atmosphere, it’s a great spot for bonding as you begin married life together.
This is another top destination amongst newly married couples. The Tuscan capital city is home to several elegant buildings, unforgettable views and romantic squares that you certainly won’t tire of enjoying and exploring together as a newlywed couple. Even if it can get crowded by tourists at times, Florence certainly has its charms. Definitely pay a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo – the most famous belvedere in the city – to admire beautiful vistas over the old town. Find out how to get from Rome to Florence here.
The Amalfi Coast is one of the most stunning destinations in Italy, so it’s unsurprising that it’s also one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for couples. It’s one of the most romantic places in the country to visit; you can rent a car and explore the coast from end to end, getting lost in all the stunning views. There are plenty of activities to take part in too, whether you want to take part in water sports, romantic boat rides, hiking, horse riding and more. Add it to your trip using this multi itinerary generator.
If you want your honeymoon to be filled with sparkling white villages, crystal clear turquoise waters, amazingly delicious food and stunning baroque architecture, Puglia is an ideal destination for your honeymoon trip. Located in the south of Italy, it’s a real hidden gem and home of the stunning, famous towns of Gallipoli and Alberobello. If you have some extra time, you can visit other pretty towns here such as Locorotondo and Ostuni, which are beautiful, romantic and well worth the visit.
Sicily is often a surprising destination for travelers to Italy – this charming, beautiful island is one of the largest in the Mediterranean and an excellent choice for your honeymoon. Compared to other destinations, you’ll probably find fewer tourists here – which is ideal if you want a quiet, uncrowded trip.
Which Italian destination would be perfect for your honeymoon?