After seeing so many beautiful places in Italy, it’s time to share with you the insider tips for Italy honeymoon destinations. Every girl (and not just) dreams about the perfect wedding and the perfect honeymoon. Luckily, this country is packed with the most stunning places for the perfect honeymoon. You’ll see below some of the best honeymoon locations in Italy, the best honeymoon resorts in Italy, and some great tips to make your romantic time with your other half perfect. I’ve included some great things to do in Italy for honeymoon. Also, I’ve highlighted the Amalfi Coast Italy honeymoon locations!
15 Best Italy honeymoon destinations
There are countless Italy honeymoon destinations to pick from. I tried to pick really the best honeymoon locations in Italy, but I do believe that there are more than 15 to pick from. On the below list you’ll find the best cities in Italy for honeymoon, as well as the best places in the countryside. There are islands, coastal destinations as well as mountains on the list. There’s something for everyone here!
Moreover, for each destination, I’ve added 3 suggestions for the best honeymoon accommodations as well. So, if you’re looking for honeymoon hotels in Venice Italy, or the best hotels in Rome Italy for honeymoon, you’ll find them here, along with great accommodations in many other places!
Positano is one of the best honeymoon locations in Italy thanks to its picturesque panorama over the cliffside town and the sea. Some of the best honeymoon resorts in Italy are to be found on the Amalfi Coast, and of all the towns, Positano is the most famous. You can also plan an Italy honeymoon itinerary by visiting the towns on the Amalfi Coast, exploring Positano, and visiting places nearby, like Capri, Naples, or Pompeii.
Le Sirenuse for the most luxurious stay, with the most stunning views over Positano and the sea, Le Sirenuse, a 5-star hotel is what you must consider. It is definitely one of the best hotels in Positano Italy for honeymoon, with a pool as well.
Imperati Suites by Alcione Residence is the most stunning one if you want to stay in a Place that really reflects the style of Positano. White, yellow, and blue indoor, beautiful furniture, and stunning views.
Villa Treville Amalfi Coast Italy honeymoon is perfect at a place that’s full of ceramics, prints, stunning colors, beautiful indoor decoration, a magical terrace, and an even more magical panorama.
2. Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre is the most beautiful area I’ve ever seen on the western Italian coast. Stunning sea, incredible small towns, and great food. It’s an inspiration in each possible way. If you’re looking for really magical Italy honeymoon destinations, Cinque Terre is it! Exploring the Ligurian coast, taking boat tours, hiking the path on the side of the cliff between the 5 towns, and enjoying some delicious food is why you should consider this destination!
La Torretta Lodge is an authentic, lovely accommodation in Manarola, one of the most stunning towns of Cinque Terre. Since these cliff towns are really small, you won’t find any resorts in them, though cozy little apartments are plenty.
MADA Charm Apartments Jacuzzi is a bit fancier apartment with a nice interior design, bath, and jacuzzi. This one is in Vernazza, which is my personal favorite town in Cinque Terre. It’s the most charming in my opinion!
Crêuza de Mä is the place in Riomaggiore you should pick if you want still to have accommodation for your honeymoon in Cinque Terre that also has a small pool and offers some stunning sea view.
For a perfect Amalfi Coast Italy honeymoon, you must consider the other side of the peninsula too. Plan an Italy honeymoon itinerary that includes, or is based in Sorrento, the charming Italian lemon town on top of the cliffs.
From Sorrento, you can see the Vesuv volcano and Sorrentine Bay. You’ve got plenty of places to visit and things to do in Sorrento. Not to mention the great food, and that it’s not as crowded and expensive as Positano for instance. Sorrento is definitely one of the best places to stay in Italy for honeymoon!
Grand Hotel Ambasciatori is where you want to go for an Amalfi Coast Italy honeymoon if you want to relax and stay in a luxurious 5-start place with different facilities like massage, pool, and stunning views.
Hotel Antiche Mura is a 4-star hotel, so if you don’t have that big budget, it’s a great option to stay in Sorrento. Great food, pool, and lemon trees. Perfect honeymoon accommodation in Sorrento.
Romantic Relais Sorrento is not a hotel, so if you’re looking for more privacy than a hotel can give you, this place can be just perfect for your honeymoon. Stunning indoor decor, palm trees, and beautiful gardens, plus great food?
Rome has been as is still one of the best Italy honeymoon destinations. When it comes to the best cities in Italy for honeymoon, Rome is full of romance and romantic places. Walking the romantic streets of Rome, or visiting together the Trevi Fountain is already amazing.
Moreover, all those beautiful landmarks, parks and squares you can explore. Rome feels romantic even if you’re traveling solo, so imagine how it is if you’re with the love of your life! See also some of the best hotels in Rome Italy for honeymoon below!
NH Collection Roma Fori Imperiali is a 5-star luxurious hotel that offers one of the most amazing views you could ever have on your honeymoon. The hotel has a view over the Fori Imperiali and the Altare della Patria. Definitely one of the best hotels in Rome Italy for honeymoon.
Rocco Forte Hotel De La Ville is also 5-stars. The gorgeous interior design, services, views, and locations are the best reason on their own to book your honeymoon stay at Rocco Forte Hotel de La Ville.
The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel, Autograph Collection is also a 5-start hotel. It’s one of the best hotels in Rome Italy for honeymoon, not just for its incredible interiors and services, but the rooftop terrace and its beautiful panorama are just worth everything.
Singer Palace Hotel, luxury, black&white decoration mixed with some yellow. An amazing 5-star hotel with a spectacular panorama from the rooftop, close to the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain. What else do you need?
5. Tuscany countryside
Are you looking for countryside destinations in Italy for honeymoon? Well, one of the best honeymoon locations in Italy is definitely Valle d’Orcia. This area of Tuscany is a UNESCO Heritage Site since it’s unique and absolutely beautiful. One of the best things to do in Italy for honeymoon is explore the beautiful lands. On a bike, horse, or car but it is just spectacular.
Valle d’Orcia is about 2 hours away from Rome, and it’s close to Siena. If you need places to stay in Siena, check out our hotel list! A perfect place for wine tasting, outdoor activities, and countryside experiences. For those who want a more peaceful honeymoon without crowds, this is the best place to stay in Italy for honeymoon!
Locazione Turistica Casa Frati is located in the picturesque Orcia Valley, that’s also a UNESCO Heritage Site. If you’re looking for a quiet, rustic villa with a pool in one of the most beautiful valleys of Italy, this is perfect.
Villa La Coccola is located in Poggibonsi. Stunning garden, pool area, and beautiful indoor decoration too. Since it’s right outside the town, you can easily reach it for dinners and so.
Chiantivillas Villa Torricella, 27 with stunning indoors, pool, and beautiful garden in Tavarnuzze that’s right outside of Florence. If you want to stay close to the stunning city of Florence, but at a peaceful, romantic place, this villa is great!
Siena is one of the most romantic medieval towns in Italy. If you’re looking for the best Italy honeymoon destinations and you’re on for medieval towns of Tuscany, then Siena is definitely one of the best places in Italy for honeymoon!
One of my friends spent her honeymoon in Siena and they keep returning to this city each year because they call it the city of their love. Siena is a great place to celebrate love. You’ve also got a lot to explore in and around Siena, and you can do it near some great wine and spectacular food.
Hotel Santa Caterina if you want some romantic time, outside the noise and hustle of Siena, you might want to go for this beautiful, rustic villa that’s just on the edge of the city.
Villa del Sole Siena is on the peaceful side of the historic center, at the edge of the hill. Beautiful, cozy villa with stunning views over the Tuscan hills and the historic center of Siena.
B&B Le Logge Luxury Rooms is for those who prefer being in the center of the city. The place has stunning views over the Torre di Mangia, the most famous building in Siena.
I know I say this for each of the places on this list, but Firenze is also one of the best cities in Italy for honeymoon. Picturesque panorama, art, great food, and a beautiful city with romantic streets. History is washing through the streets, and the views, the architecture, it’s just perfect and romantic.
For those who love arts, Firenze is definitely a great destination to explore the greatest museums and art galleries as some of the best things to do in Italy for honeymoon. If you’re up for a Florence Italy honeymoon, you can choose from some amazing accommodations. Below you can see also the 3 best place to stay in Italy for honeymoon.
Hotel Bernini Palace is a 5-star hotel, and it’s one of the most stunning accommodations to choose from for a Florence Italy honeymoon. Stunning indoors, beautiful ceilings, rooftop terrace, and luxury.
Portrait Firenze – Lungarno Collection is located in a stunning place, right near the river and with a view of Pontevecchio bridge. The interiors are absolutely beautiful, and it’s definitely a great pick for a honeymoon.
Villa Cora Staying in the city, but rather want a villa instead of a hotel? Villa Cora is fascinating, luxurious, and romantic. The garden and the pool are extra that adds up to its perfection.
8. Lake Garda
Lake Garda is one of the best picks for Italy honeymoon destinations up north. When it comes to any types of trips, but also Italy honeymoon destinations, Lake Garda is always on top of my suggestions. The area of the lake is absolutely amazing, with stunning views over the mountains.
On the south shore, there’s a romantic town called Sirmione, that you can pick for the best honeymoon spots in italy. This side of the lake is better for those who want to get around a bit and see some crowds, maybe visit Verona. If you’re up for mountain views and peace, the best honeymoon resorts in Italy at Lake Garda are rather on the north shore of Lake Garda.
Villa Cortine Palace Hotel is located in Sirmione. Beautiful marble, stunning interior design, pool, and the most amazing views in the most amazing town on the south shore of Lake Garda.
Hotel Lido Palace is in Riva del Garda. On the north shore of Lake Garda. Riva del Garda is possibly the second most beautiful town around the lake. This place is perfect for a honeymoon, relaxation, and picturesque surroundings.
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda is the place you want to stay if you want a peaceful honeymoon near Lake Garda, where you can relax, have amazing views, and have a really nice time in two.
Venice is really popular, and also one of the best honeymoon locations in Italy. The city is full of romance, beautiful boat rides, colorful buildings, and spectacular views. Spending your honeymoon in Venice is absolutely great idea if you’re visiting during the warm months.
When it comes to the best cities in Italy for honeymoon, Venice is always on the top. It’s almost like the city was designed for romance and beauty. See below also some of the best honeymoon hotels in Venice Italy!
St Regis Venice is a 5-star hotel right on the Grand Canal. The style is contemporary with a Venetian touch. If you like luxury vacations, this is one of the best-rated hotels in Venice.
San Clemente Palace Kempinski is located on San Clemente Island. Here, tourists not only can enjoy the tranquillity of the place but also have fun. After that, there are beautiful gardens, a heated outdoor swimming pool, and tennis courts.
Hotel Donà Palace sits in a privileged position. It overlooks the Rio di Palazzo Ducale, with its famous Bridge of Sighs, a few steps from Piazza San Marco.
If you want to see more accommodations in Venice, make sure to check out our post with the 10 best hotels in Venice.
10. North Coast Sardinia
Now, if you want to ask me directly what would be that Italy honeymoon destination I’d pick for my honeymoon, I’d say North of Sardinia. Actually, for any type of trip, I would always suggest Sardinia, since it’s the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen, with the most beautiful beaches!
When it comes to islands in Italy for honeymoon, and the best honeymoon resorts in Italy, Sardinia is great. The Costa Smeralda coast is packed with stunning views, and even more stunning beaches. The water is something incredible too! Imagine for your honeymoon getting a boat and getting along the beaches and islands of Sardinia. Nothing more romantic for sea lovers! There are plenty of amazing hotels in Sardinia, especially luxury hotels, but here are a few highlights too!
Hotel Cala di Volpe, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Costa Smeralda is one of the best choices for honeymoon accommodation in Sardinia. A resort with pools, stunning views, sports, and other activities, and access to the emerald waters of the sea.
Hotel Abi d’Oru is a stunning resort in Porto Rotondo. Amazing service, utilities, and a beautiful location with a private beach.
Hotel Li Finistreddi is a rustic Sardinian-style hotel far from the crowds. If it comes to romance this place is absolutely perfect for a honeymoon.
After Sardinia, my second suggestion is to islands in Italy for honeymoon in Sicily. This island is packed with incredible places, beautiful Sicilian beaches, and beautiful towns. You can plan an Italy honeymoon itinerary visit multiple places around Sicily, or book a stay in some of the best places to stay in Italy for honeymoon, such as Taormina.
San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel is a stunning accommodation for a honeymoon in Taormina Sicily. Stunning views, and perfection for romance and relaxation.
Hotel Villa Athena is the villa you want to book in Agrigento Sicily if you’re seeking a countryside, peaceful place for your honeymoon in Sicily.
We’re not done with Italian honeymoon destinations with stunning coasts and amazing beaches in Apulia. Puglia region is famous for its beautiful towns as Alberobello or Polignano a Mare, but it’s also significant for its stunning coastline, and the great food in Puglia!
If you’re looking for the best honeymoon spots in Italy that are usually not as packed with tourists as would be Rome, the Amalfi Coast, or Cinque Terre, then Puglia is the place for you! There are also plenty of choices for the best honeymoon resorts in Italy!
Canne Bianche Lifestyle Hotel is a beautiful beach-style accommodation in Torre Canne. Stunning outdoor area and pools, and cute indoors. Lovely for a honeymoon in Puglia.
Hotel Don Ferrante is really Mediterranean style and it is absolutely stunning. If you want to spend your honeymoon in Puglia, this one you’ll find in Monopoli. Pool, and Mediterranean style.
La Peschiera is another beautiful beach-style accommodation Savelletri di Fasano. If you’re seeking a lovely Mediterranean beach-style place with a pool, and great facilities, this is your place!
We all heard about the beauty of Capri, didn’t we? Capri has been one of the best Amalfi Coast Italy honeymoon locations ever. It’s actually just about 30 minutes away from the Amalfi Coast, and the whole island is just stunning. Amazing restaurants, beautiful views, and breathtaking sunsets.
When it comes to the best honeymoon locations in Italy, I suggest Capri for those who are looking for a luxurious honeymoon, incredible views, boat rides, and stunning island nature that you can explore. Check out some of the best hotels in Capri for your stay!
Hotel Quisisana is a stunning resort in Capri. The type of place you’d want to spend your honeymoon at. Luxury, Mediterranean style, great food, and outdoor area with stunning pool area.
Luxury Villa Excelsior Parco is where you want to book your honeymoon in Capri if you’re seeking more privacy, luxury, and a jacuzzi/pool with incredible views for some romantic time.
Hotel Mamela is all about stunning Mediterranean style, infinity pool, and beautiful rooms. Views that will make you fall in love more with your other half, but with Capri as well.
Are you looking for Italy honeymoon destinations in the mountains? The Dolomites are one of the most beautiful places in the Italian Alps, and as you can see above, it’s no question why. Now, for those who love hiking, and other mountain outdoor activities, the Dolomites are the best honeymoon spots in Italy!
If you are planning a mountain getaway with relaxing wellness resorts, the Dolomites are the best place to stay in Italy for honeymoon. Below, you’ll find some of the most amazing retreats as well you could book for yourself and your other half.
LUNARIS Wellnessresort is an incredible mountain resort. Lunaris is located in Cadipietra, a 5-star place with all the wellness and luxury services and facilities that you would want for a mountain holiday.
Romantik Hotel Turm, as its name is suggesting is a really romantic place in Fie. It’s perfect for a romantic honeymoon in the stunning Dolomites.
Miramonti Boutique Hotel with its breathtaking panorama and infinity pool with a view over the Dolomites. The boutique hotel you want to book in Avelengo.
15. Emilia Romagna
For foodie couples who want to explore medieval towns while eating the best food ever, I suggest Bologna as one of the best cities in Italy for honeymoon. This destination isn’t for relaxing, but rather for epic train rides, and incredible medieval vibes.
An Italy honeymoon itinerary including Bologna, Ferrara, Ravenna, Modena, and Parma, and all the great food in these places is just a dream! One of the best things to do in Italy for honeymoon is try local food. And that, you can do it in the food capital of Italy, Bologna!
Grand Hotel Majestic gia’ Baglioni is a shiny place, a luxurious 5-star hotel you could pick for your honeymoon in Bologna. If you’re looking for royal-style accommodation, this will be the one!
Residenza Ariosto by Studio Vita is a simple studio apartment but it’s lovely, and it’s a great place to stay in Bologna for a honeymoon if you’re running on a lower budget.
Residence le Porte has one of the most picturesque views in Bologna. From this place, you can see the famous two towers of Bologna that are standing right in front of this accommodation.
Wrapping up the 15 best Italy honeymoon destinations
Now that we’ve talked about the best honeymoon locations in Italy, I really hope you’re ready to pick the destination for your romantic time! We’ve covered some of the best honeymoon resorts in Italy, as well as islands in Italy for honeymoon. Between the stunning cities, countryside, and coastal destinations, I hope you’ve found what fits you the best and you can pick what you love the most from the best places in Italy for honeymoon. Make it all unforgettable!