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Best Honeymoon Destinations In Italy For A Blissful Holiday


Italy is one of the best romantic vacation destinations in the world. It is mostly associated with laid back summers, delicious food, and romance. That being said, Italy also caters for history buffs and travel enthusiast with so many places to explore. With more UNESCO World Heritage cultural sites than any other country by far, Italy is the place of origin for some of the most-visited and inspiring pieces of art and wonders of architecture. All of these makes Italy a well-balanced location for walking hand in hand with your partner exploring the art and architecture, while also enjoying the each other’s presence in secluded places like small towns of Italian Riviera.

Here is a list of Romantic cities that you must not miss to have an exciting and memorable honeymoon in Italy.

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The former Caput Mundi or the capital of the world, Rome is a bustling city and it is great for couples who crave lots of adventure. The eternal city of Rome is blessed by the Romans and is also sculpted beautifully by famous baroque and renaissance artists, Bernini and Michelangelo.

Indulge in Roman history, visit the classical ruins, early places of worship, ancient fountains and Renaissance palazzo. Must-sees in Rome include the iconic Colosseum, the former Roman temple- turned- church, the Pantheon, The center of Christianity, the Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica and the trevi fountain, Rome’s largest Baroque fountain.

Toss a coin into the fountain to ensure your return to Rome. against this historic backdrop, you’ll find a vibrant city filled with museums and restaurants. Forget about coming back, you’ll never want to leave!


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The city floating over the waters of Venice Lagoon is a mesmerizing city like no other. From the gondola drifting down the canals of Venice to the narrow alleys that are perfect for losing yourselves together, Venice is one of the world’s most romantic destination. With its magical alleyways, romantic bridges, and golden domes, Venice seems to literally rise from the waters.

Though the beauty of the city can be best admired by riding a gondola, preferably steered by a gondolier in traditional garb yet Venice is not just about the waters. Every other building looks like a piece of art. In the heart of Venice is the district of San Marco, which has one of the world’s greatest square, St. Mark Square. All the jewels of the city are in the vicinity of the square, such as St. Mark’s Basilica, St. Mark’s Campanile and Doge’s Palace. There’s always an option of putting the map aside and explore the romantic city on your own. There’s strange magic that lies in getting lost in this city with your loved ones, explore different cafe, explore different bridges, and watch the sun fall in the background.


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The birthplace of the Renaissance. Florence’s art and beauty have flourished under great artists and architects like Dante, Machiavelli, and Michelangelo. This is the place where Leonardo da Vinci learned to paint. This Mediterranean city has flourished here since the 1400s and is full of historic buildings is one of the highlights of a Europe trip.

Florence's Renaissance past evokes romance at every turn. Visit The Palazzo Degli Uffizi, built in the 16th century, houses the largest collection of Italian Renaissance art in the world, while the striking green and white marble Basilica di Santa Maria draws visitors to its stunning frescoes by Domenico Ghirlandaio. Wear a comfortable pair of shoes as the best way to explore Florence is on foot. Florence is also famous for its great Italian food, get outside the tourist area, there you'll find less-crowded streets, romantic views, and quiet piazzas with nice cafes and restaurants to spend time with your partner in the serenity of this beautiful city.


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The city of Romeo and Juliet, Verona. What better place to spend your honeymoon than in the city which is the setting of Shakespeare’s one of the most romantic plays “Romeo and Juliet”. Verona is dotted with ancient churches, Renaissance period palazzos, cobbled squares, and multiple art galleries. Many romantics and couples visit Verona to see the balcony where Juliet called for her Romeo. The city has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture. See an opera that is at least 2000 years old, open-air Roman arena, stroll along the Adige River, or relax at an outdoor cafe on Piazza delle Erbe. Verona is not as busy as the other city and you can experience serenity and seclusion to its fullest.

Cinque Terre

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Along a beautifully isolated six-mile stretch of the most serene corners of the Italian Riviera lie the Cinque Terre- five small towns, living at their own pace. While the whole world is busy and lives the most active life to excel, these small towns are happy being lazy and relaxed. There’s no museums or some great monuments in any of these five towns, just sand, sun, and sea. And wine, and pure vibes of Italy.

The Cinque Terre is a dynamic area because it is both a tranquil retreat and a haven for sports enthusiasts. One can hike, swim, enjoy the horse ride and go for water sports during the day and when the sun sets, can enjoy the evening romance.


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Como or I say, Lake Como, This place was in headlines last year for all the good reasons. Doesn’t ring any bells? Well, the most famous weddings last year of Ranveer and Deepika Padukone, took place at this beautiful destination. Lake Como, ringed with beautiful villas and resort villages and surrounded by hills and mountains, has long been a romantic travel destination.

This place is great for a lavishing and luxurious honeymoon. Cut out the rest of the world for your honeymoon with your new partner for life. The sparkling water, majestic villas and small lakeside towns nestled among mountains will surely whisk you away. Lake Como is a place where you can be content with just strolling for hours around the towns or by taking a walk along the lake shore. For dinner, take a quick water taxi ride to the famed Villa d'Este for an elite dining experience.


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Positano is a cliffside village on southern Italy's Amalfi Coast. It is one of Italy's most romantic destinations. It is nestled between the mountains and the sea with the colorful houses built vertically on the slopes which run down to the water’s edge. To explore the village, you need to follow the path called, Sentiero degli Innamorati which translates to ‘the lover’s path’. Follow the path from Spiaggia Grande to Fornillo Beach. There are many cozy restaurants at the hilltop with the backdrop of large vineyards and a mesmerizing view of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the beach, the sun and the sea with your loved ones and makes the most out of this gorgeous location.


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Portofino, a small Italian fishing village, with pastel-colored houses, waterfront restaurants, and crystalline water, is a paradise for honeymooners. The town crowded round its small harbor is considered to be among the most beautiful Mediterranean ports. One can measure the whole lengths of the town in 15 minutes, the village is very small, with narrow streets lined with boutiques, expensive stores, and chic cafes. Portofino gained famed for being a holiday destination for the celebrities, the rich and glamorous Milanese crowds. The beautiful town has a 16th-century castle, a tiny Romanesque-style church, and panoramic views of the Ligurian Sea to die for. Walk hand-and-hand along this scenic town and embrace the love.

With that perfect list of romantic getaways in Italy, we bet honeymooners or no honeymooners would want to rekindle their romance. How about starting with a planning of a Europe trip with Shoes On Loose? We rest you assure that "it will be a holiday for love, for people in love, by people believing in love."

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