Planning a honeymoon is one of the happiest experiences ever. It’s hard to imagine better destinations for such occasion than Italy. While you can easily visit classic honeymoon places in Italy such as Florence, Venice or Rome, your honeymoon will be more special and private if you’ll choose some hidden gems that nobody knows about. So, here is a list of some of the most beautiful and secluded places in Italy that will be perfect to spend an unforgettable honeymoon.
It is located in the heel of the boot of Italy and is one of the country’s least discovered regions for travelers. The place is gorgeous featuring amazing countryside, tiny medieval towns and stunning coastline. You may explore striking architecture and cozy small towns nearby without crowds.
Location: Puglia (Apulia) region
Nearby sights: Centro Storico, Basilica di Santa Croce, Duomo di Lecce
How to get there: The city is well-connected with main Italian airports. You can take a bus, a train or rent a car.
Nearby hotels: Patria Palace Hotel, Risorgimento Resort, Hilton Garden Inn Lecce
While it is a bit like cliché, you simply couldn’t leave Verona off the list as it’s perfect. You can visit Juliet’s house and the world famous ‘balcony’. But, except that, the city has also lots to offer such as amazing art and architecture with ancient Roman ruins including a Roman amphitheater. Here you can also find medieval churches which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and are worth to be seen.
Location: Veneto region
Nearby sights: Piazza delle Erbe , Piazza Bra, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
How to get there: You can get to Verona by train from any big Italian city
Nearby hotels: Hotel Milano, Escalus Luxury Suites Verona, Accademia Hotel
The region is often called the less-discovered version of Tuscany. All the things like rolling hills, excellent food and medieval towns may be found in Umbria as well as in Tuscany. Consider visiting such towns as Assisi and Orvieto to have the most romantic, slow-paced and unforgettable honeymoon.
Location: Central Italy
Capital of the region: Perugia
Sights: Basilica Papale San Francesco D’Assisi, Porziuncola, Eremo della Carceri
How to get there: You can rent a car, take a train or take a taxi from any city in the country
Hotels: Grand Hotel Italia, Palazzo Seneca, Castello di Petroia
If you are looking for the energized and sophisticated vacation, consider Turin. You will be able to enjoy striking architecture, amazing gardens, castles, squares and palaces.
Location: Northern Italy
Nearby sights: Egyptian Museum of Turin, Juventus Stadium, Museo Nazionale del Cinema
How to get there: In addition to taxis, there are both buses and trains available from the airport. The SADEM bus service runs daily from 6am until 12 midnight
Nearby hotels: Turin Palace Hotel, Grand Hotel Sitea, Residence Sacchi
Lake District in Italy
There are gorgeous lakes may be found in the North of the country. The most famous of them are Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. There are also elegant hotels, spas and resorts can be found where you can enjoy solitude and celebrate your love together.
Location: Lombardy region
Nearby sights: Lake Garda, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore
How to get there: It is advisable to rent a car to get there as lot of amazing places in the area may be only reached by car
Nearby hotels: Grasmere Hotel, Cedar Manor Hotel and Restaurant, Cragwood Country House Hotel
Sicily is a perfect honeymoon destination boasting amazing food and miles of spectacular coastline. In Taormina you will have the opportunity to enjoy gorgeous views of the coast and the Mt. Etna volcano. So, pick a perfect place and enjoy the breathtaking sunset while cuddling and kissing.
Location: The Island of Sicily
Nearby sights: Greek Amphitheater, Giardini della Villa Comunale, Piazza IX Aprile
How to get there: From Catania airport you can reach Taormina in one hour drive by very convenient direct highway A18. You can take a taxi or go by bus
Nearby hotels: Hotel Condor, Hotel Villa Ducale, Hotel Villa Carlotta