Romantic weekend in Italy: 20 travel ideas for couples

byFrancesca Ligas
romantic weekend in Italy

From the mountains of the north to the enchanting beaches of the south: 20 travel ideas for couples for a perfect romantic weekend in Italy.


L 'Italyit is not only a country rich in history, monuments and scenic and seaside beauties, but it also boasts many romantic corners, ideal for spending a perfect honeymoon or simply a getawayromantic. These idyllic places have also appeared in films that you will surely know and have therefore acquired a certain suggestive atmosphere. In this article we offer you some travel ideas for couples to spend a weekenddreamlikein the Bel Paese.

Romantic weekend in Italy: our travel ideas for couples

Land of eternal romance, Italy has everything you need to spend a happy and unforgettable weekend with the person you love. Between food, wine, history and ancient architecture, our country is one of the most sought-after destinations forhoneymoons. If you want to spend a romantic weekend visiting unforgettable places in Italy with your partner, you can take a look at our guide in which we have collected 20 travel ideas for couples.

Juliet's House in Verona

Considered the "city of love", everyone knows about itVeronathanks to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", and it is said that here is the house where the real Juliet lived. This majestic palace is located inPiazza delle Erbe e da qui possiamo ammirare il bellissimo balcone medievale, da cui Giulietta potrebbe essersi affacciata per vedere il suo amore Romeo. Un’esperienza per essere trasportati in un’altra epoca e nella storia d’amore più famosa di tutti i tempi. Questa è sicuramente la prima delle idee di viaggio per coppie che merita il primo posto della lista.

A gondola ride in Venice

Venezia è senza dubbio una delle città più belle (o forse proprio la più bella) in cui trascorrere il vostro weekend romantico in Italia. Potrete  percorrere il Canal Grande in gondola, che vi porterà al famoso Ponte dei Sospiri. Altri luoghi che potrete visitare sono Piazza San Marco e il Palazzo Ducale. Per una giornata diversa e più rilassata, un’altra idea per un viaggio di coppia è quella di prendere un battello per le vicine isole di Torcello e Burano.

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Rome, the Eternal City: romantic weekend in the capital of Italy

La capitale italiana emana romanticismo e storia. Esprimete un desiderio lanciando una monetina nella Fontana di Trevi, lasciate un lucchetto con le vostre iniziali su Ponte Milvio e prendete un tavolo per due in uno degli infiniti ristoranti di Trastevere dove mangiare spendendo pocoInfine, concedetevi un pomeriggio di relax a Villa Borghese, oppure dedicate una giornata a visitare due delle più belle ville rinascimentali d’Italia, Villa d’Este e Villa Adriana, situate nella periferia di Rome.

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Sirmione and Lake Garda

To this spa town, located on a peninsula overlooking the depths of the splendidLake Garda, is accessed through the Rocca Scaligera castle, which overlooks turquoise waters. From the restaurant terraces you can watch the boats sailing on the lake at sunset. Sirmione is truly an unforgettable place to spend a romantic weekend in Italy. If you are staying atMilan, you can visit it in the day with adaily tour of Sirmione and Lake Garda, including a mini-cruise.

A trip to Lake Como

The Lake Comoit is the most luxurious of the Italian lakes. It is known as a vacation spot for the rich and famous. Strolling along the beautiful paths with beautiful views and spectacular gardens, truly creates the perfect atmosphere to create new memories with your sweetheart. I render timeless historic residencesno the very elegant and refined place. It is definitely the ideal place if you want to have a perfect timeromantic weekend in one of the most beautiful lakesbeautiful people of Italy.

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Romantic weekend in Positano and the Amalfi Coast, jewels of Italy

When you think of "la dolce vita", those colorful cascading houses perched on the deep, turquoise Mediterranean immediately come to mind.Positanoand the Amalfi Coastthey are famous for being romantic places in Italy, characterized by luxury hotels, iconic wedding venues and exclusive surrounding islands such as Capri and Ischia. So there is no shortage of things to do likevisit the Blue Grotto,admire the view from Villa Cimbrone etreat yourself to a mini-cruise

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Weekend in Florence

Known as the “City of Art”,Florenceis another typical romantic destination in Italy. After Venice, it is certainly the city with the most romantic scenery in the country and, if you have already been there, you know why. It is also an incredible city in terms of art, culture and architecture. Go up toPiazzale Michelangeloto enjoy a splendid sunset over the city andbook a romantic dinner for your partner

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Visiting the Cinque Terre

If you are looking for an idyllic setting to spend yourromantic weekend in Italy, The Five landsthey will not disappoint you. Imagine five villages perched on the rocks, with colorful houses, overlapping one another. Now add the sea as a background and nature as part of the landscape. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it exists and is found inLiguria. If you are going tostay in the Cinque Terre, keep in mind that this is a somewhat expensive area. To save a little,consider staying in La Spezia.

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Mini cruise to Capri

There is no place on the Amalfi Coast that cannot be considered perfect for spending aromantic weekend in Italy, but Capri is truly the jewel in the crown. Explore the natural beauty of the island with amini-cruise in the Blue Grottoamong the impressive limestone rock formations of the island. From Anacapri you can also take the Monte Solaro chairlift, perhaps at sunset, to enjoy the most beautiful view of the island.

Stay in a trullo in Alberobello

How aboutspend a night in a trullo in Alberobello? Without a doubt, it can be a different and unique experience that you can't have anywhere else on the planet, only in the beautiful onePuglia. Furthermore, the beauty of Alberobello is indisputable and knowing it with your better half makes it one of the bestideas for a couple's tripunforgettable.

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A romantic weekend in Sicily, the pearl of Italy

If you are thinking of visiting the splendidSicily, a stop at Taormina it is a must. Full of restaurants on top of the hills overlooking theEtna, on the Mediterranean Sea and the Giardini Naxos, this charming Sicilian town exudes romance. Among oursideas of things to do on a trip for couplesin romantic Sicily, we cannot help but suggest youexplore Taormina and Isola Bella by boatby booking a private tour.

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Private tour in Val d'Orcia

The Val d'Orciait's so romantic that an entire article could be dedicated to it: it's theTuscanypar excellence, with easy connections to the city ofSiena, and with small towns likeMontepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino. These names will sound familiar to you because some of the best wines in Italy are produced here, thanks to the Sangiovese grape.Book a private tour with lunch and wine tasting, walk among the green hills and take some photos to remember yours foreverromantic weekend in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy.

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Rediscover well-being on a farm in South Tyrol

If you want to treat yourself to a weekend dedicated to well-being for the body and mind, but also for the palate, treat yourself to a stay in one of the traditional farmhouses inSouth Tyrol. There are many rural hotels scattered throughout Alto Adige, isolated or centrally located, where you can live an extraordinary experience: the perfect opportunity to taste genuine flavours, savor country life by trekking onone of the best paths in the Dolomites in the heart of natureand find psycho-physical well-being in one of thespa centers with hay saunas, milk baths, detoxifying treatments and revitalizing massages.  

Romantic weekend getaway in Italy in Villasimius, Sardinia

If you are planning your romantic summer getaway, amongideas for a couple's tripperfect, one of the first destinations that immediately comes to mind is theSardinia. The Sardinian island boasts the most spectacular, natural and uncontaminated beaches in Europe. The whole coast of the island is beautiful, butVillasimius,45 km fromCagliari, in southern Sardinia, is unbeatable. Two beaches united, with a lagoon inhabited by pink flamingos, white and delicate sand will make you feel in paradise.

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Food and wine tour in the villages of Trentino

The province ofTrentinocontains romantic villages in its valleys, some of which are counted among the most beautiful villages in Italy, made up of stone houses, courtyards and ancient barns, each with peasant recipes that are worth tasting. This can definitely be a different way to spend a dayromantic weekend in Italy.

Three days immersed in the beauty of the Maremma

For a romantic getaway full of well-being and culture, we recommend a romantic weekend inMaremma, located in southern Tuscany, among thermal springs, villages and uncontaminated landscapes. The ideal starting point for your couple's trip isSaturnia, a village whose archaeological park hosts evidence of the Etruscan and Roman era, splendid natural thermal waterfalls, theCascine del Molino, as well as some of the most famous spas in the world.

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Escape to Courmayeur for a romantic weekend in Italy

Cold might not be your idea of ​​romance, butCourmayeurit will change your opinion on the matter. The most romantic things to do are exploring the natural valleys, walking around the center and visiting theMont Blanc, the highest mountain in theAlps. If you are looking for a winter destination for aromantic weekend in Italy, this is the perfect place for you.

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The Dolomites

If you are planning a romantic weekend in Northern Italy, consider theDolomiti. It is one of the most romantic places to stay and enjoy the beauty of the mountains. Enjoya wellness weekend in one of the best hotelsthat they givean intimate and welcoming atmosphere. Or, if you are a couple who likes adventure, you canorganize a trekking excursionand give you an unforgettable experience. This is definitely one of oursFavorite couples travel ideas.

Visit Portovenere

While it's not as well-known as other locations on this list, that's no reason to discount itPortovenerefrom the list of the best ideas for a trip for couples. The city, jewel of Liguria, is known as the "City of Poets"and has inspired many artists. To live an unforgettable experience, go toPalmaria islandto enjoy a dinner in a special place,after being picked up from the mainland on one of the island's boats

Tuscany on the road

Finally, if you love road trips, the best choice to spend yoursromantic weekend, among all the regions of Italyit is, without a shadow of a doubt, Tuscany. Rent a car and get lost among its wonderful landscapes dotted with vineyards, olive groves and rows of cypresses, like those you will see in theChianti Valley. VisitPisa, Siena and Florence. But remember not to leave the Tuscan capital without first doing soa romantic ride on the traditional little boat on the Arno: you will love the fantastic view from the river of one of the most important cities in Italy.

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