Cruising through the water canals, wine tasting with your soulmate or romantic evening meal by the coast, Italy welcomes you to romanticize the symphonic tapestry of rich culture, historical artefacts, pristine beaches and romantic topography.
Whether you are a traveller of historic marvels, culturally rich towns, beguiling natural attractions or scrumptious food, Italy is a must-pin destination for your honeymoon saga. Tucked away in Southern Europe, Italy is home to magnificent forts, alluring natural marvels and the best wines. Let your love sail through the water canals of Venice, go for a wine tour with your partner in Tuscany or indulge in a romantic affair by the Amalfi coast, Italy has a lot to offer to couples in love. Be it during the spring months March to May, when the flowers blossom and the weather is pleasant or during the summer months June to August, when the streets bustle with incredible festivals or carnivals, this paradisiacal abode awaits your arrival with open arms. From Gondola rides on blue lagoons and ornate cityscapes flaunting regal Renaissance architecture to relaxing at seaside hamlets and glamorous metropolitan cities, this European city is bestowed with the best of all the worlds. Italy also takes you on a gastronomic affair with pizza, pasta, gelato, and much more. Get ready to paint the town red with love and passion with this exotic honeymoon guide.
Begin your journey with a direct flight to Rome, the capital city of Italy is home to several world-renowned historical ruins. Rome flaunts its astonishing heritage and thumping nightlife. This place is a perfect blend of glitz, glamour and inspiring art that will touch your soul. With ruins dating back hundreds of years, bustling city squares, whimsical streets and captivating works of art around every corner, you’ll be amazed at the deep beauty of old meets new in this Roman hub. Here modern life co-exists with old traditions and love blossoms against the backdrop of blossoming oranges. Walk hand in hand in the Garden of Oranges or go for a museum hopping to admire the variety of art displayed at Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, and the National Etruscan Museum. Capture romantic moments with a picturesque backdrop of Castel Sant’Angelo at the back. Surprise your better half with a sumptuous Italian delight amidst a romantic setting at any of Rome’s beautiful restaurants.
Perfect Stays: NH Collection Roma Fori Imperiali, Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hotel, Sofitel Roma Villa Borghese Hotel, The Westin Excelsior, Rome.
Love To Eat: Raphael’s Terrace Restaurant, Aroma, Ristorante All’Oro, and Enoteca La Torre
An abode straight out of a fairytale is Positano helmed with vibrant shades and picturesque towns. Positano is a small Italian town on the Mediterranean, just south of Naples and in a region known as the Amalfi Coast. Soak the Italian sun at the pristine beach relishing your favourite cocktail and witnessing the shimmering blue lagoons. For adventure junkies, you can keep your adrenaline rushing by engaging in adventurous activities like snorkelling and kayaking. Hike along the Amalfi Coast with your partner and satiate your buzzing thrill. Capture your forever moments at the iconic red and white architecture that pops against the glistening Mediterranean. Wander down the cobblestone streets lined with colourful buildings holding hands with your lover or explore local art galleries and churches. Witness the sun setting on the Amalfi Coast on a private cruise in a romantic ambience. Covered with pastel-coloured houses cascading down steep cliffs, Positano breathes serenity and nature’s awe-inspiring beauty.
Perfect Stays: Domus Santiago, La Bizantina, Hotel Villa Gabrisa, Residence Villa Yiara.
Love To Eat: La Posteria Wine & Food, Casa Mele, Adamo ed Eva by Eden Roc, La Taverna del Leone.
A spellbinding beauty that you cannot resist is Venice. Located high in the eastern portion of the boot in the Venetian Lagoon, Venice is known for its blue affair. Many of its main passageways are canals that offer you romantic gondola rides and water taxis. Cruise through the canals, enjoy colourful building blocks or kiss your partner under the bridge. Promise your partner a forever kind of love at the Rialto Bridge which has an exquisite old-world charm or let your love float in a gondola at the Grand Canal. Discover the secluded islands such as near-deserted Torcello and secret Sant’Erasmo where you can walk through vineyards and past fields planted with asparagus and artichokes. Witnessing a sunrise or sunset on the St. Mark’s Square of Venice is going to be a sight to behold forever for the honeymooners or watch romantic ballet performances at Teatro La Fenice from golden balcony seats. Climb to the top of the Campanile Bell Tower for a gorgeous view of the city. Also, when in Venice, you cannot miss delicious gelatos!
Perfect Stays: The Westin Europa & Regina, Hotel Concordia, Radisson Collection Hotel, Palazzo Nani Venice, The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice.
Love To Eat: Ristorante Local, Hostaria Castello, Osteria Giorgione da Masa, Osteria Alle Testiere.
A city that resounds with the eternal music of love can be found in the very heart of Florence. This capital of the Tuscany region is famous for Renaissance art and architecture, world-famous Tuscanian vineyards and breathtaking beauty. This abode is a mélange of rich culture, architecture and history. You can get the best of both worlds here – tranquil countryside and a buzzing yet historic cosmopolitan environment. For romance on the waters, book a sunset cruise down the Arno River, which runs through the heart of the city. Visit The Uffizi Gallery, a 16th-century museum to see Renaissance masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Raphael. Stroll through the historic park – Boboli Gardens which opened to the public in 1766. Originally designed for the Medici family, these Italian gardens inspired European courts. Watch the golden sunset from the Piazzale Michelangelo or visit the Ponte Vecchio Bridge, where couples still follow the age-old tradition of throwing keys over the bridge and sealing the deal of your love affair.
Perfect Stays: Brunelleschi Hotel, The Savoy, Ville Sull’Arno, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Hotel Santa Maria Novella.
Love To Eat: Gurdulù Gastronomia, Konnubio, Enoteca Pinchiorri, Osteria Cinghiale Bianco