Why Italy is the perfect place for a honeymoon

Weddings take a lot of planning from the venue to the guest list, and not forgetting the cake and the song for the first dance; then you have the photographer, the dress and the suit to consider. With months of preparation going into a wedding it’s no surprise the newly-weds would want to get away on holiday to begin their exciting lives together. But where should you go as your first holiday as a married couple?

Honeymoon couple on the beach close to the villas in Italy.

Without a doubt Italy would be a memorable honeymoon for you both and caters to all types of travellers, from the ones who love culture and history to the couples that just want to relax on a gorgeous beach somewhere hand in hand. Whatever type of holiday you’re after and wherever you go in Italy you are bound to have a magical start to wedded bliss, staying in one of our many luxury villas in Italy.

The birthplace of Valentine’s Day, a concept that originated from Saint Valentine who offered out flowers to everyone he met, it’s no wonder that romance is in the air in Italy. Italy is renowned as a hub of romance by both the Italians and the visitors that visit this exquisite country.

Whenever honeymooners think of Italy, their minds are instantly drawn to Rome. Perhaps this is the first place you thought of too! The cultural history and architecture that dominates in Rome is something to be admired, from the Colosseum and the Vatican, to the beautiful fountains that cover the capital, it’s no wonder Rome is one of the best cities to visit on your honeymoon. When you’ve walked around every possible attraction in Rome, drive back to your own secluded nest away from the busy capital in one of the many luxury villas in Abruzzo.

Another highly rated places to visit on your honeymoon is Florence, the heart of culture, art and history. Encapsulate your honeymoon in a drawing by one of the many talented artists that line themselves up on the cobbled streets, and have a keepsake of your honeymoon you can keep forever.

For those of you that have already seen the renowned romantic destinations Italy has on offer, may benefit from an immersive trip to Tuscany or Puglia. Tuscany offers you an escape from the modern world, with beautiful hill views as far as the eye can see. Visit the many vineyards that grow in this region, and savour the moment of wine tasting with your soulmate. Puglia is for those who love the coast, with endless coastal views across the crystal blue waters that surround this region.

And then there’s the food, the flavoursome delicacies of the country, that can be referred to as aphrodisiacs. With fresh ingredients, like seafood and truffles, food-lovers across the world will not be disappointed by the dishes offered in Italy.

If you’re looking for a gorgeous setting in which to enjoy your romantic meal, then there’s no better place than the Ristorante Grotto Palazzese in Bari. The restaurant was built inside a marine cave, which looks over the crystal blue water below it. The sound of rolling waves fills the restaurant with a blissful atmosphere that is truly unforgettable.

The best advice we can give you is to research the region you book before you go; look at blog features to make a note of all the best attractions to visit on your honeymoon and putting them into an itinerary. Or alternatively give us a call if you have any questions, we are always happy to help.

Happy honeymooning lovebirds!