Top romantic places in Italy

Top romantic places in Italy

Italy is romantic in every sense of the word. If you are looking for a charming holiday with your soul mate, it is a perfect destination. Here you will find top romantic places in Italy.

Venice’s canals

Venice is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You definitely should visit Serenissima’s winding alleyways and picturesque piazzas here. Recline on the crushed velvet seats of a gondola and glide along the city’s waterways. Before leaving, make sure you pick up some souvenir Venetian glasses made in Murano.

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Location: Veneto region

Nearby sights: Grand Canal, Doges’ Palace, Saint Mark’s Basilica

Nearby hotels: CimaRosa, Hotel Moresco, Ca’ Maria Adele

Lover's Walk on the Cinque TerreLover’s Walk on the Cinque Terre

Take a stroll down ‘Via Dell’Amore’ between Riomaggiore and Manarola in the amazing Cinque Terre. Here, you can seal your eternal love at ‘Lover’s Lock’.

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Location: Via Dell’Amore, Cinque Terre

Nearby sights: Vernazza, Cinque Terre Trails, Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

Nearby hotels: Albergo Degli Amici, Hotel Villa Steno, Hotel Pasquale

TaorminaTaormina below Mount Etna in Sicily

This mountaintop town boasts panoramic views of both the Ionian coast and the snowy summit of Mount Etna. If you find historic architecture romantic, catch a concert at the Greek amphitheatre or simply gaze at the medieval walls of local Castelmola.

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Location: Taormina, Sicily

Nearby sights: Greek Amphitheater, Giardini della Villa Comunale, Piazza IX Aprile

Nearby hotels: San Domenico Palace Hote, Hotel Villa Ducale, Hotel Villa Carlotta

Lake ComoLake Como

Nestled between Milan and the Swiss border, the serene region of Lake Como is surrounded by mountains and hills and is the ideal place to hang out with a loved one. Jump on the funicular train to take you into the hills for a picnic, or stay in an old hotel off the cobbled streets of Bellagio, known as the ‘pearl of the lake’, where you can start each day over two aromatic cups of coffee.

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Location: Located between Milan and Swiss border

Nearby sights: Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

Nearby hotels: Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Hotel Europa, Hotel La Perla

CinqueCinque: Tuscany, central Italy

The Tuscan countryside is the ideal place to combine romance and food. Feast on local, precious white truffles, sip wine among the vineyards or walk along the beautiful beaches of the Monte Argentario peninsula. Make sure you check out the gold stores on the Ponte Vecchio in the Tuscan city of Florence.

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Location: Tuscany, Florence

Nearby sights: Piazzale Michelangelo, Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria

Nearby hotels: Grand Amore Hotel and Spa, Portrait Firenze, Hotel David

PortofinoPortofino

It is popular among celebrities such as Jude Law and Cate Blanchett. And it’s not surprising, because this Italian Riviera town is packed full of luxurious resorts and million-dollar yachts. You and your other half should stroll up the hill for spectacular views of the lighthouse, Castello Brown castle and Portofino’s tiny church.

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Location: Liguria region

Nearby sights: Area Marina Protetta Portofino, Faro di Portofino, Castello Brown

Nearby hotels: Belmond Hotel Splendido, Hotel Piccolo Portofino, Eight Hotel Portofino

CapriCapri

Enjoy the morning sunshine on a boat out to this little island from Sorrento. In the main resort of Capri, you can wander around the limestone harbour (Marina Piccola) then take a chairlift ride from Piazza Vittoria high up into the hills of Anacapri.

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Location: Campania region

Nearby sights: Faraglioni, Gardens of Augustus, Green Grotta

Nearby hotels: Hotel della Piccola Marina, La Minerva, Capri Wine Hotel

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