It’s no surprise that Italy is consistently one of the most popular honeymoon destinations for newlyweds. The gorgeous weather, amazing food and the culture all add together to create the dream honeymoon destination.
If you are considering a honeymoon in Italy then take look at 13 reasons why Italy could be the perfect destination for you.
1. THE WEATHER
The summer months in Italy experience warm temperatures, lots of sunshine and very little rainfall. If you are travelling to Italy for your honeymoon between May and September then you have a good chance of having the most beautiful weather where you can catch a honeymoon tan and do plenty of exploring.
2. THE FLIGHT
Flights from London to Italy are frequent, short and affordable – perfect for your honeymoon. It’s also ideal for honeymooners looking to go away for a shorter amount of time as you won’t be using too much of your precious time travelling and you can make the most out of your time off.
3. THE ROMANCE
Italy is definitely a country that is filled with love and holds some of the world’s most romantic cities. Head to the Rome for the ultimate romantic break away or explore the canals of Venice on a dreamy gondola ride.
4. THE FOOD
Italian food – need we say more! It’s time to forget the wedding diet and experience delicious and authentic Italian food you will be dreaming of for years to come – including thin and crispy handmade pizzas, freshly made pasta and the creamiest gelato.
5. THE WINE
Your delicious Italian feast wouldn’t be complete without sampling some of the best Italian wine. If you choose to honeymoon in Italy then make time to visit some local vineyards, sample local wines and you could even take a bottle or two home with you to remind you of your trip.
6. THE LAKES
Lake Como and Lake Garda are simply stunning – crystal clear waters and mountain backdrops make these lakes the perfect romantic honeymoon destinations. Explore the waterside towns, take a boat tour and do some hiking around the lakes to take in the full beauty they have to offer.
7. THE BEACHES
With so much beautiful coastline, it’s no surprise that Italy has some of the most amazing beaches. After all the stress of wedding planning, make sure you take a few days of your honeymoon to simply relax and enjoy your surroundings.
8. THE NATURAL SCENERY
Miles of coastline? Check. Mountains? Check. Mediterranean Sea? Check. Although you will find lots of stunning architecture in Italy, don’t forget to also explore the natural landscape which has so much to offer.
9. THE HISTORY
Italy has a rich history that is just waiting to be explored. Take some time on your Italian honeymoon to learn a little bit more about the country you are visiting by going to some of Italy’s world famous museums and art galleries which are filled with ancient monuments.
10. THE SHOPPING
Italy isn’t just all about amazing food and stunning scenery, it also has some serious style. Head to cities like Milan, Rome and Florence to experience some of the best shopping – after all there’s no better honeymoon momento than a pair of gorgeous shoes or a brand new handbag is there?
11. THE HIKING
One of the best ways to explore Italy on your honeymoon is by foot – so make sure you pack your walking shoes! From exploring locals towns to more intense mountain hikes, there is something for every level of hiker in this stunning country.
12. THE ATTRACTIONS
Of course you have to tick off some of Italy’s key tourist points – the only problem is there are just so many to choose from! The Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, Mount Etna and the Venice canals are just a small handful of the beautiful places just waiting to be explored.
13. THE ADVENTURE
Italy is filled with adventure and if you have the time then try and tour a number of the key cities so you get to experience all the different cultures, foods and adventures that Italy has to offer.
Take a look at our list of handpicked Italian honeymoon hotels and resorts that would be perfect for your romantic trip.