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The Most Beautiful Honeymoon Destinations in Italy

Picture of Francesca Masotti
Updated: 25 November 2017
Italy is probably the queen of the honeymoon destinations in the world. You’ll find romantic cities and gorgeous regions ready to be discovered during the most important trip of your lifetime. Naming all of them would be impossible, but if you have to decide, choose one of the cities below.

Venice

If there is a destination that is more romantic than others, it is Venice. With its piazzas, canals, old palaces and elegant atmosphere, it is possibly the best place to spend a honeymoon journey, even if it is crowded with tourists.

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Venice Lagoon | ©Pedro Szekely/Flickr

Sardinia

When it comes to summer, there is no better place than to spend some time in magnificent Sardinia. This island located in the Tyrrenean Sea is a perfect destination for a honeymoon trip, because it is possible to combine beach time, cultural visits and excellent gastronomy. The north side is mostly frequented by tourists, but if you are looking for peace and quiet, then you need to head south to the province of Cagliari, which is also famous for its gorgeous bays and sandy beaches.

Rome

The capital city of Italy is a must-see spot for every couple. What better reason to visit then your honeymoon? From the Colosseum to the Spanish steps, from the Vatican City to Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome is a great destination. The most romantic neighborhood of the town is undoubtedly Trastevere, with its colored buildings, small piazzas and charming atmosphere.

Umbria

Often avoided by travelers more attracted by neighboring Tuscany, Umbria is one of the most beautiful destination of Italy, perfect to spend a relaxed honeymoon trip. You won’t find hordes of tourists like in other places of the country. The best thing to do in Umbria is to rent a car and visit every corner of it, including the lovely villages, such as Gubbio, one of the most romantic Italian hamlets.

Florence

Another top destination for married couples is Florence. The Tuscan capital city boasts elegant buildings, romantic squares and heartbreaking views. Even if it is crowded, Florence has its charms To appreciate it, there is nothing better than Piazzale Michelangelo, the most famous belvedere of the city, to admire terrific vistas over the old town.

Amalfi Coast

No trip in Italy is complete without a tour in the Amalfi Coast. This is one of the most romantic places to visit in the country, especially during the honeymoon. Rent a car and be ready to get lost in the Amalfi Coast with your partner.

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Positano, Amalfi Coast | ©ronnybas/Shutterstock

Sicily

If there is a destination that is sure to surprise the traveler, it is Sicily. This charming island, the biggest of the Mediterranean Sea, is a good choice for a honeymoon journey. Everyone should visit Sicily, not only for its beauty but also because there are few tourists (as compared to most other places in Italy), its excellent gastronomy, the ancient archaeological sites and the gorgeous beaches.

Cinque Terre

When you think of Italy, think this lovely village with its colored buildings and narrow streets. Located in Liguria region, Cinque Terre is a charming area famous for its lovely five hamlets, Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore. You can walk the area or get by via car.

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Cinque Terre | ©HParker21/Flickr

Puglia

If you are into white villages, turquoise waters, divine gastronomy and baroque architecture, then you need to choose Puglia for your honeymoon trip. This region is located in the south of Italy and is a true hidden gem. You can easily visit the famous towns of Alberobello and Gallipoli, but if you have extra time don’t forget to reach the pretty hamlets of Ostuni and Locorotondo, both worth a visit.

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Houses in Ostuni | ©Jean-Paul Remy/Flickr