With so much to see, do and eat in Italy, where does a visitor begin? For those looking for a romantic vacation to Italy, especially for the right spot to propose or for a first or second honeymoon, look no further.
Here are the five most romantic spots in Italy to visit on your next vacation.
1. Juliet’s Home
Built in the thirteenth century and recently renovated in the last century, this is the imagined romantic setting for Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy – Romeo and Juliet. One of the biggest highlights of this spot is Juliet’s balcony where you can imagine her speaking her famous lines, “O Romeo, Romeo. Wherefore art thou Romeo?”. This is a great place to pop the question as she sure to moved by the ambience. You can ask her right on the balcony!
2. Lake Como
The wealthy have been vacationing at Lake Como in Northern Italy since the Roman times. Today, this area of Italy’s Lombardy region still caters to upscale clients looking for a luxurious and romantic spot to unwind. When visiting Lake Como, you can expect five star restaurants serving delicacies like tripe, lake shad, and wild boar.
3. The Rose Garden
Located in Florence, the Rose Garden is in the prime spot to watch a magnificent sunset while taking in the luscious aroma of the flowers. Located in Rome, you can easily find a variety of restaurants to choose from after your walk in the garden works up your appetite.
4. The Blue Grotto
On the coast of Capri Island, there is a sea cave called the Blue Grotto. The cave is illuminated by sunlight streaming the water and creates a beautiful deep blue color. This romantic spot can only be visited when the tide is low and the sea is calm. So if you’re a romantic adventurer, make this spot your romantic swimming hole for the afternoon.
5. The Love Walk
Considered the most romantic walk you can take anywhere in Italy, the Love Walk or Way of Love in Cinque Terre, is a romanic spot you do not want to miss on your trip to Italy. This easy footpath winds along the sea cliffs and small villages with breathtaking views. It’s about a twenty minute walk, but we suggest you take your time. Afterwards, sample the local cuisine at nearby cafes and restaurants.