Many see France as the place to go for a romantic honeymoon, but Italy is just as perfect!
Italy is the ideal place to go for your honeymoon. For a really special and memorable honeymoon experience, why not do a round trip and hit some of the most romantic Italian cities all in one trip? Each city offers a different flavour and style – though all equally romantic and charming.
Italy is bursting with a wealth of style and culture – gorgeous architecture, impressive monuments and buzzing city atmospheres. Each Italian city is known for its incredible food – tuck into fine Italian dishes – from pasta and spaghetti to artisan pizzas. The gelato shops will delight and you’ll be spoilt for choice with a variety of quirky and classic flavours.
The streets of Rome are charming and beautiful and much enjoyment can be had from simply wandering the streets hand-in-hand with your partner; cobbled streets, old architecture and rows-upon-rows of rainbow-hued houses add to the endearing feel of the city. Walking the streets of Rome feels like walking the streets of a storybook. You’ll come away with many charming honeymoon snaps of you and your partner taking in the city sights.
Rome is known for its colourful bustle, ever cheerful and welcoming locals make a trip to Rome a truly enjoyable experience. Bustling groups of city dwellers gather on the streets, from priests dressed in their bright robes, to street painters and bantering city residents all adding to the lively, vibrant atmosphere of the city.
Rome has a vast array of cultural attractions; for example the Vatican is breathtaking, with its Renaissance and baroque architecture, you’ll want to be sure to schedule a tour around the Vatican with your partner on your trip.
When you think of Italian romance, inevitably you’ll conjure up the image of a gondola cruise with your loved one around the canals of Venice. Also, it’s beautiful twisted streets and bright houses make it a joy to wander around hand-in-hand with your beloved.
Venice is the ideal city for cultured music lovers – famed for its baroque music and modern opera. It’s also home to some incredible art, with the Gallerie dell’Accademia housing some of the most stunning artwork from paintings to sculptures, dreamed up by famed Italian artists. Scuola Grande di San Rocco is also not to be missed, with its captivating artistic interpretations of the Mother Mary’s life gracing the ceiling.
Last but not least – Florence. Florence is superb aesthetically pleasing city, cherished by locals and its many visitors, who adore its gorgeous Renaissance architecture and scenic views. The city is famed for its cultural flair too, it’s a wonderful place to visit for your honeymoon if you’re looking to lose yourself in the local museums and galleries. Visit Florence highlights its cultural allure:
“Florence’s museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. The most popular and important sites in Florence include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Accademia. The churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are veritable art galleries, and the library of San Lorenzo is a magnificent exhibition of Michelangelo’s architectural genius. Wander some of the oldest streets in the city until you reach the Arno River, cross the Ponte Vecchio, and experience the “newest” area of Florence, the Oltrarno. Be sure to set aside time to see the vast and varied art collection housed in the Pitti Palace. When you grow weary of museums and monuments, head outdoors. Spend a day at the Boboli Gardens or climb the hill to the church of San Miniato al Monte to experience an enchanting view of Florence, Italy.”
It’s all about Italy
Italy has some wonderful choices for your honeymoon – offering culture, vibrancy and beautiful scenery. Any of these romantic cities are a brilliant choice for your honeymoon escape.