After exchanging the magical vow of ‘I do’, the next step is to start the celebration and journey of the holy union. And the best destination to do so you ask? Well, hands down Italy is the perfect choice for an enchanting yet romantic getaway with your loved one. Be it cruising on a gondola through the waters of Venice, vineyard tours and wine tasting in Tuscany, a romantic dinner under the stars along the Amalfi Coast or just a cosy breakfast in bed in Verona, Italy is the destination to make your romantic fantasies come true. Prepare to paint the town red with your undying passion and love for each other in these exquisite places in the country of love.
Float in a gondola down the Venice canals
Well-known world over, the waters of Venice and its gondolas are a spell honeymooner cannot resist. Popular as the best Italian honeymoon destination, the gondola is what adds to the charm and romance of the entire location. Take your partner on the cruise of their lifetime under the Bridge of Sighs and through the city canals, while dreamily staring at the night sky and the stunning architecture of Italy. The Venetian landscapes still don’t fail to mesmerise you with its charm like it has been doing to newly wed and lovers for over six centuries. Don’t forget to gorge on a simply delicious shared gelato while watching an opera and ballet performance at the Theatre La Fenice with your loved one.
Florence, a place for beautiful intoxication
Famous for its Renaissance architecture and art, Florence is a top choice for honeymoon locations in Europe as it continues to mesmerise couples with its splendid cityscape. Florence floors man and woman alike with its breath-taking beauty and houses the world-renowned Tuscanian vineyards. Celebrate your love in Florence with Italian fine wine, astounding ambience and spellbinding beauty. Rent a bike and take your loved one on a ride into the countryside from Florence while enjoying the greeting sights f vineyards, castles and olive grooves. A must-do with your partner while in Florence is to take a romantic wine tasting tour. Follow the age-old Italian tradition of tossing keys over the Ponte Vecchio Bridge and watch the marvellous sunset atop the Piazzale Michelangelo.
Lake Como, a much-welcomed retreat for lovebirds
At the Italian Alps foothills lies the quiet waters of Lake Como, which mesmerises newlyweds who plan to have a quiet romantic time. This glacial lake is in the shape of an inverted Y and is considered to be the one among the deepest European lakes. It is hard for you not to be captivated by the Renaissance architecture and natural grandeur of the entire location. Go couple bungee jumping or take a zip-lining trip across the Jungle Raider Park or enjoy a private moment in the Botanical Gardens that is surrounded by Lake Como. Explore the Forte di Fuentes fortress with your partner and learn about the enchanting untold stories. If you are looking to relax and unwind, book a couple’s spa session or if you feel like being adventurous together, sign up for windsurfing, kite surfing and sailing across the blue waters.
The Amalfi Coast, a haven of charming landscapes
Apart from being a UNESCO world heritage site, the Amalfi Coast is charmingly elevated with cliffs that hug the blue seas. Once you get past the beautiful sea views, you will find flourishing woods to hike through. Stay in the town and enjoy a romantic sunset while gorging on delicious Italian cuisine at quaint cafes to make your honeymoon even more special. Lounge on the sands of the Spiaggia di Laurito beach or explore the 8th-century Arechi Castle while marvelling at the breath-taking sights atop a hill.
Explore Cinque Terre and its quaint village
What better way to celebrate your unique love than by exploring the small town of Monterosso al Mare in Cinque Terre. The journey leaves you imprinting on massive sights of beauty apart from adding charm to your romantic getaway. Explore the old and new towns with your partner while admitting the many attractions such as the church, castle, lemon trees and blue shoreline. Wandering through the 1600-year-old convent makes for a romantic, quiet walk. Frolic along the shores with the waves on the beach and don’t forget to admire the architectural workmanship at St. John Church.
Italy is the country to be in if you wish to enjoy the company of your partner while having a relaxed yet beautiful journey. The list mentioned above will definitely come in handy while trying to make your decision to pick your spot.