Are you looking for luxury honeymoon destinations in Italy?
Of course you are. As newlyweds, you deserve a dream vacation for the most important trip of your life.
Italy is unquestionably one of the most romantic places in the world. It boasts breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages, amazing food and wine, rich art and history, and stunning luxury hotels and villas.
In this article, we have listed some of the most exclusive experiences and honeymoon destinations in Italy.
7 Italy honeymoon ideas for an unforgettable experience
You simply cannot create a list of Italy honeymoon destinations without mentioning this iconic northern city. Venice is the queen of romantic and elegant cities, with its masked balls, majestic palaces and charming narrow canals.
Couples have a variety of experiences to choose from. Starting with a customized exclusive tour after opening hours. Imagine having all Venice main attractions only for yourself. Accompanied by an experienced tour guide, you’ll have the privilege to join a bespoke tour to breathtaking sights such as the famous Clock Tower, Museo Correr, Ca’ Rezzonico, Cà Fortuny, Doge’s Palace, Saint Mark’s Basilica, and many others. The ideal solution to escape the crowds and experience Venice intimately and at your own pace.
Once a humble fishermen’s village, today Portofino is one of Italy’s most glamorous destinations. European jetsetters and luxury travelers love to come to this magical location and experience an exclusive day cruise on a luxury charter boat.
You will be welcomed on board with warm croissants and espresso, and start your navigation to the most gorgeous locations of the Levante coast. After a brief stop near the Bay of Silence in Sestri Levante for a refreshing swim in the crystal waters, you’ll set sail to the Cinque Terre.
Once in Vernazza, you’ll be free to relax and dive into the local atmosphere. Lunch at Ristorante Teresa will be arranged for you, where you can taste Ligurian specialties accompanied by the exclusive wine of the abyss, aged at a depth of 60 meters under the sea. Last stop: Portovenere, a beautiful scenic village with where you will visit a small church perched on the rocks in front of Palmaria Island. On your way back to Portofino, you’ll have the chance to sunbath and enjoy some onboard fine cuisine.
Everything about Tuscany screams indulgence and romance. From its rolling cypress-lined hills and medieval villages to the sumptuous food and world-famous wine. It’s difficult to think of a more fitted destination for you honeymoon.
Especially, when you have the privilege to stay in prestigious locations such as Castiglion Del Bosco. In this elite estate, you’ll be provided with your own private luxury villa in Tuscany. A stunning classical old stone house fully renovated with elegant furnishings, featuring an open-plan kitchen, comfortable bedrooms and a lovely panoramic outdoor area where you can enjoy the sunset over Val d’Orcia while sipping a glass of Chianti.
There are many reasons why Rome is one of most beautiful luxury honeymoon destinations in Italy. Symbol of the Italian Dolce Vita, the eternal city offers the most famous museums and monuments in the world, candlelit restaurants, luxury hotels and high fashion boutiques.
Do you love mystery? Explore the secrets of the Vatican on a special private tour. You’ll have exclusive access to two rooms closed to the rest of the public. First, the Bramante Staircase, an impressive helical stairway designed by the architect Donato Bramante as an entrance to the Papal apartments. Afterwards, your storyteller guide will lead you through the Niccolina Chapel, a private chapel of the Pope decorated with amazing frescoes. Your private Vatican Museum tour will continue with beautiful highlights like the Sistine Chapel, to admire its famous golden decorations and frescoes.
Langhe wine region honeymoon
The Langhe wine region in Piedmont is an off the beaten path – but equally stunning – alternative to Tuscany. It’s particularly renowned for its vineyards which produce some of the best Italian wines, which you can find all about during your customized wine tour.
Embark on a sensorial journey dedicated to Barolo, known as the “King of wines and wine of Kings”. Guided by your personal guide and qualified sommelier, you will travel through enchanting UNESCO hills and historic estates to taste different declinations of this noble wine. The selected wineries are all family-run businesses which combine tradition and innovation. Plus, during your private wine tour, you’ll enjoy a traditional lunch a’ la carte full of local specialties.
One of Italy’s best wedding destinations, Lake Como is the perfect scenery for a romantic getaway. A favorite among celebrities, this location is lined with glamorous villas and striking viewpoints.
If you’re looking for unique experiences, nothing beats a luxury Lake Como boat tour. On board of a premier wooden boat with private driver, you’ll explore the shores and branches of the most glamorous lake in the world. These classic vessels are the same used by celebrities and royals on vacation, giving you the chance to enjoy Lake Como sunbathing, swimming and taking in breathtaking views.
The Amalfi Coast is undoubtedly one of the top luxury honeymoon destinations in Italy. The beautiful mountains that line the coast are sprinkled with characteristic towns and splendid historic centers plunging into the Mediterranean Sea.
One of Amalfi Coast best luxury hotels, Belmond Hotel Caruso is the perfect setting for a romantic gateway. Entering this 11th century noble palace, you’ll feel like you have arrived in paradise. Set on a cliff over 300 meters above sea level, this hotel is a stunning location. Walk through its secular gardens, among rose bushes and aromatic herbs. Admire the frescoed halls and arched stone vaults, before diving into the spectacular infinity pool overlooking the Amalfi Coast.
If you feel in the mood to explore the surroundings, Belmond Hotel Caruso offers access to a beautiful mountain hike among lemon and olive groves. Or you can join a private tour of the fascinating Ravello, known as the “city of music”.
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Design your luxury honeymoon in Italy
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