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    A couple in Italy

    A honeymoon in Italy can be as magical as you want it to be. Cruising through the water canals of Venice, wine tasting and vineyard touring with the love of your life in Tuscany, enjoying a romantic evening meal by the Amalfi coast, and reading Romeo and Juliet in a rather humble B&B in Verona – the best honeymoon destinations in Italy are the ones that make your fantasies come true.

    As you prep to paint the town red with your love and passion, here are the destinations that must be a part of itinerary. Browse only through the best Italy honeymoon packages that offer complete customization and don’t coax you to settle for a compromise on your dreams!

    If you’re contemplating on a honeymoon in Europe, these Italy honeymoon destinations will certainly make you weak in the knees!

    1. Venice – It’s the Gondola spell you can’t resist!

     A couple in a venetian Gondola in Italy

    Popular all over the world, The Venetian gondola is what makes Venice shine brightest among the best honeymoon destinations in Italy. It is in fact the most romantic thing to do on your on your honeymoon in Italy. While aboard, you cruise through city canals and glance at the stunning Italian architecture. Venice’s landscape and lifestyle still manage to flaunt the charm they had 600 years back.

    How to make it special:

    • Take a Gondola Serenade tour and sail past top tourist attractions of Venice, including Piazza San Marco and Grand Canal. This activity is unmissable if you are heading to Italy for honeymoon.
    • Gorge on delicious Gelatos with your loved one
    • Enjoy ballet and opera performances in the Theatre La Fenice from your gold balcony seats.

    Best honeymoon stays in Venice: Rialto Unique Venice Experience is among the best four star properties in Venice. Costwise,  it is among the less expensive hotels in Venice that are just beside a canal. Hotel Henry is our recommendation for budget travellers.

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    2. Florence – Trip on intoxicating beauty & fine wine

    View of Florence during sunset

    Best known for its Renaissance art and architecture, Florence is a part of top honeymoon destinations in Europe for its mesmerizing cityscape. Besides breathtaking beauty, Florence – the capital of Tuscany region is home to the world famous Tuscanian vineyards, making it among the best places in Italy for honeymoon. Come here to be intoxicated with Italy’s fine wine, spellbinding beauty, and the romance in the air.

    How to make it special:

    • Go on a bike ride from Florence to the countryside of Tuscany. Castles, vineyards, olive groves will greet you along the way. Don’t miss wine tasting for anything, this is indeed one of the best things to do in Italy.
    • Visit Ponte Vecchio Bridge, where couples still follow the age old tradition of throwing keys over the bridge
    • Watch the golden sunset from the Piazzale Michelangelo

    Best honeymoon stays in Florence: Grand Hotel Cavour Firenze is a 13th century building turned into a four star hotel, five minutes walk away from Duomo di Firenze. Another romantic hotel is Hotel Villa Agape that offers Florentine-style villa rooms that spell magic.

    Bedroom in Grand Hotel Cavour Firenze

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    3. Cilento – Escape to this secret hideout for lovebirds

    View of Cilento

    After two most famous honeymoon destinations in Italy, comes Cilento – a little known gem that is just right for a romantic escape with your partner. Thanks to its unperturbed scenic splendor and just a few tourists around, you can enjoy complete privacy here. Archeological remnants, glimmering coastline and hills form the landscape of Cilento.

    How to make it special:

    • Lose yourselves in the ever enchanting Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Go for boat tours to explore the treasures of Cilento and its vicinity

    Best honeymoon stays in Cilento: If you like luxury, San Francesco Resort is a four-star resort with seaside view. BnB Villa Nigro Country House is our recommendation for a lovely stay, which is more homely and romantic.

    Dining area in San Francesco Resort

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    4. Naples – Views and pizzas you’ll remember for a long time

    A couple enjoying the views of Naples - one of the best honeymoon destinations in Italy

    If your honeymoon in Italy doesn’t include a visit to the Naples, trust us, you will regret it. It has everything to sweep you both off your feet – a stunning volcano view, culinary brilliance, medieval structures, and a coastline that’ll make your heart skip a beat. From graffiti to frescoes, you’ll find music in everything when you’re in this Italian city.

    How to make it special:

    • Treat yourselves to the best pizzas in Italy, and the world in Naples. 50 Kalo and Pizzeria Fratelli Salvo are among the best pizzerias in Naples.
    • Tour the historical landmarks of Pompeii and Vesuvius with your spouse by your side
    • Take Tarantella dance lessons and tap your feet to the beat of peppy music. This dance form has been a part of Naples’ culture since the 17th century.

    Best places to stay in Naples for honeymoon couples: Grand Hotel Vesuvio is a seaside five-star property, perfect for a romantic stay. Hotel Piazza Bellini is a three-star hotel is recommended in the mid-range option.

    Hotel Vesuvio in Naples

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    5. Capri Islands – A dazzling fairyland that’ll render you speechless

    Blue waters in Capri Islands- one of romantic places to go in Italy

    Located on the Bay of Naples, Capri Islands is nature’s mystique playing with uptown glamour. Yes! From dramatic craggy landscapes to designer showrooms, Capri is the place that will never bore you. This is among the most romantic places in Italy, mainly because of Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea glows due to the sunlight.

    How to make it special:

    • Take the Blue Grotto tour with your special someone; the glowing caves make it look like a fairyland
    • Sip on fancy cocktails on the Punta Carena Lighthouse, while watching the sun dipping beyond the sea
    • Tour the highest point of the Capri Islands, Center of Anacapri – a quiet region, where lovebirds can enjoy complete privacy

    Best honeymoon hotels in Capri Islands: Hotel Relais Maresca is a brilliant four star property on the seaside. Capri Wine Hotel(three star) is yet another fabulous place for the honeymooners.

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    6. Rome – Stroll the romantic lanes of Roman history

    A couple in front of Castel Sant'angelo

    Rome puts the ‘rom’ in romance, and thus a list of best honeymoon destinations in Italy seems incomplete without it. The capital of Italy is a mesh of glitz, glamor, and art forms that dig deep into the heart. The Eternal City, Rome displays the finest of Italian architecture; so fine you’ll lose your heart in its intricate details.

    How to make it special:

    • Head to the Garden of Oranges to behold some of famous monuments of Rome with orange blossoming all around. Walk the garden, or go a little crazy with segway which is available for hire. Pincio Gardens is yet another romantic place with a lake, perfect for the newlyweds.
    • Go museum hopping to admire the variety of art displayed at Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, and National Etruscan Museum
    • Romance on the Ponte Sant’Angelo, or the Bridge of Angels while catching an unobstructive sight of Castel Sant’Angelo

    Best hotels in Rome for honeymoon: River Palace Hotel is a four star property with brilliant Roman decor, and warm hospitality for your honeymoon vacations in Italy. For a little budgeted stay, Hotel Margaret (two star) will make you both feel at home.

    Deluxe Twin Room in River Palace Hotel

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    Must Read: 10 Must-See Tourist Places In Rome: Flipping Through The Pages Of Roman History

    7. Lake Como – A placid retreat for the poets at heart

    A couple in Lake Como

    Among little-known tourist destinations in Italy, this is the place to be for both of you! On the foothills of Italian Alps, Lake Como sits quietly to mesmerize newlyweds who plan a honeymoon here. One of the most romantic places in Italy, the glacial lake looks like an inverted ‘Y’, and is one Europe’s deepest lakes. Besides nature’s grandeur, you’ll be captivated with Renaissance architecture of the region.

    How to make it special:

    • Go bungee jumping and ziplining in Jungle Raider Park
    • Romance in the century Botanic Gardens, enveloped by the lake
    • Look for untold stories while exploring the 17th century Forte di Fuentes fortress
    • Go for couple spa and adventures like kitesurfing, windsurfing, and sailing

    Best honeymoon hotels near Lake Como: Located beside the Botanic Garden and lake, Hotel Villa Cipressi is a heritage property dating back to 15th century. This three star property is our recommendation for a romantic stay. Sheraton Lake Como Hotel, a four-star hotel, is ideal for a more fancy stay.

     Romantic dining in Sheraton Lake Como Hotel

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    8. Amalfi – Your honeymoon haven with charming scenery

    A couple in Amalfi

    Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Amalfi Coast in Amalfi has its charm elevated with dramatic cliffs that kiss the blue sea. Going beyond the sea, you’ll find woods flourishing. Watching the sunset in this town while savouring the delightful Italian cuisine in a quaint cafe is an unbeatable idea for a super romantic date on your honeymoon in Italy.

    How to make it special:

    • Visit Spiaggia di Laurito, a lesser-known cove beach, and don’t miss feasting at the local restaurant Da Adolfo while enjoying the views around
    • Explore Arechi Castle, an eighth century marvel atop a hill that offers breathtaking views of Salerno city. There’s a museum inside, and it is also the venue for a lot of concerts.
    • Hike the Trail of the Gods (Sentiero degli Dei), a 4-5 hour trail that takes you through villages, caves, and vineyards

    Best hotels in Amalfi for honeymooners: Hotel Miramalfi is a seaside property with a four star rating, an ideal hideout for a honeymoon in Italy. Hotel Bellevue Suite (3 star) is recommended for the couples looking for a mid-budget accommodation that’s sea facing.

    Dining area in Miramalfi

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    9. Verona – Romeo and Juliet’s very own paradise

    View of Verona during sunset

    Verona’s popularity stems from being the setting for Shakespeare’s timeless love saga, Romeo and Juliet. If you are a literature lover, Verona will probably be at the top in this list of best honeymoon destinations in Italy. Hold your lover’s hand and head to Verona’s Arena to witness opera performances that are regarded among the most incredible in the world.

    How to make it special:

    • Attend the Arena Opera Festival (June-September) to see some of best opera performances ever
    • Enjoy the views of Ponte Pietro Bridge from Teatro Romano; Roman ruins dating back to 100 BC
    • Visit Juliet’s Balcony that inspired one of Shakespeare’s finest works

    Best hotels in Verona for newlyweds: Hotel Verona is a three star property rated among top romantic places to stay in Verona. Palazzo Victoria is the recommended for a luxurious affair.

     Bedroom in Palazzo Victoria

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    10. Monterosso al Mare – Leave footprints on Cinque Terre’s last village

    View of Monterosso Al Mare

    A small town that leaves massive traces of its beauty on your heart, Monterosso al Mare is the most quaint stop among the best honeymoon destinations in Italy. It is the last village in Cinque Terre region of Italy. With your partner, go exploring both the old and the new town and move around admiring the many lemon trees, attractions like the castle and a church, and of course the azure shoreline.

    How to make it special:

    • Wander through the Monterosso al Mare Convent, a 1600 Capuchin-styled structure
    • Frolick with the waves together at the magnificent beach
    • Glance at the immaculate work of architecture at the St. John Church

    Where to stay in Monterosso al Mare on your honeymoon: Albergo Al Carugio and Hotel Ristorante Porto Roca are two of most romantic places in Italy’s Monterosso al Mare for stay. Go for the latter if you are looking a luxurious stay.

    Pool in Hotel Ristorante Porto Roca

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    Whether you’re looking for budget or luxury honeymoon destinations in Italy, this list will always come in handy. So, why wait? Start planning a trip to the most romantic places in Italy!

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