Italy is made for lovers, especially honeymooners. While each region has its own amorous qualities and aphrodisiac attractions to inspire and seduce, a top honeymoon trend has been to combine the Amalfi Coast and Rome. Balancing activity and relaxation, the pairing of these two locations provides a well-rounded honeymoon full of romance, culture and of course plenty of photo opportunities. If you are planning to take up the trend and honeymoon in Rome and Amalfi, here are Select Italy’s recommendations for honeymooning in Italy:
Head to the countryside
Known for its lemon and olive groves, Amalfi is the perfect place for a visit to a farm where you can tour and taste the local fare Try out the goods of the coast with Select Italy’s Coastal Flavors tour where you’ll lunch on local cuisine and taste wines at a nearby vineyard.
Wander cliff-side towns
Whether you are staying in Positano, Sorrento or Ravello, the Amalfi Coast is home to countless quaint towns with winding streets nestled into seaside cliffs. Walk the streets hand in hand, exploring and shopping.
Escape to the Island
Visit the island of Capri, one of the world’s best honeymoon locations. Instead of taking the slow ferry and wasting your valuable honeymoon time, make your Capri visit a private adventure with Select Italy’s Capri boat excursion. You’ll spend the morning exploring the island on foot and the afternoon cruising the coast. See the Blue Grotto and take an afternoon swim in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Rock the Night Away
Rome is a cultural mecca and hosts a bevy of events including concerts and musical festivals. Look for big name musical celebrities or get acquainted with local culture by hearing a local band.
Take a Roman Holiday
Rome is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, and Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck certainly contributed to that reputation. Retrace their steps from their 1953 classic with visits to the Trevi Fountain and Bocca della Verita’.
Whisper beneath a Michelangelesque sky
Spend an evening in one of the most important art rooms in the world, the Sistine Chapel during a private, after-hours visit to the Vatican Museums. After the crowds have left for the day, you and your private guide will have the museum to yourselves so you can enjoy Michelangelo’s masterpiece without being pushed, shoved or shushed.
Linger over an espresso
Take a romantic evening stroll around the Pantheon and you’ll find some of the best espresso. Sant’Eustachio has been touted as serving Rome’s best cup of coffee, and is located just steps from the Pantheon.
You found your perfect match. Celebrate the power of two with this terrific Italian duo. Now that’s amore!