The best places to visit in Italy for couples and the best time to go

Looking for a romantic place to go with your special one? Italy is well known for being one of the most romantic countries in the world and for you to have the most fantastic and dreamy vacation as a couple, we listed here the 6 best places in Italy to visit when you are in love.

#1 Venice

This lovely city probably is already on your bucket list, and if it is not, here are some reasons why you should go there with your loved one. Visit the St. Mark’s Basilica and make your trip a little more romantic by going to St. Mark’s Campanile, which is the bell tower of St. Marks’ Basilica and check the panoramic view of Venice. It’s truly a fantastic moment that you can share with your partner.

Also, when in Venice, visit the Doge’s Palace, also known as a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and later take a boat trip and check the colorful island of Burano and savor a special meal of the Italian cousin.

When you hear the word gondola, you already have that vision of a perfect ride and extremely romantic moment with your partner, right? And you are not wrong! Appreciate this beautiful city in a fairy-tale ride that you will never forget. Remember to check our Private Gondola Ride tour.

The famous Bridge of Sighs is one of the place-to-go with your beloved. The local legend says that if a couple passes under the bridge in a gondola and kisses, as the bells of St. Mark’s toll, their love will last forever.

Keep in mind that the best time to go to Venice is between late spring and early summer! The weather will be perfect and it’s not too crowded. Take your time in this city and explore! You will find quietness and the atmosphere that you need to enjoy the love.

#2 Florence

Stunning architecture, the natural beauty of the landscape that surrounds the city and restaurants that will make you want to stay in Italy for a lifetime, Florence is a must-see city for the romantics!

You will see iconic structures and unforgettable monuments. To make the most out of your trip check the famous and unique stone bridge Ponte Vecchio, which has stores on it, Piazza della Signoria, the Mercato Nuovo, Santa Maria del Fiore, and relax at the Boboli Gardens.

For a date filled with some of the most extraordinary works of art, head to the Uffizi Gallery and admire the work of great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Vasari and Caravaggio and much more. And go to the Academy Gallery and see the Michelangelo’s masterpiece David.

Don’t be afraid of being romantic and take a ride on a horse and carriage across the city! Also, since this is a love trip, go to Ponte Vecchio and leave your love lock (padlock) there and throw the key to the padlock on the river as an eternal symbol of undying love. For a perfect end to a romantic day, don’t miss the sunset at Piazzale Michelangelo.

When visiting Florence the perfect way to see the city is with our Florence Walking Tour and Uffizi Gallery. Check our website for more information and see why Verditalia is the right choice for you! And remember, to enjoy nice weather, the best time to go to Florence is during spring and beginning of autumn.

#3 Positano

The picturesque city of Amalfi is a fantastic, and dreamy, choice for those who want to savor romantic days.

Rent a scooter and ride around the Amalfi Coast. You’ll check others cities that are nearby Positano and praise the beautiful beaches and amazing Italian architecture. Another must-do in Positano is a boat trip and see the city from the water.

Besides being full of dining options here you will find gorgeous hotels since Positano is a honeymoon destination. Also, when in Positano, visit the gorgeous Grotta dello Smeraldo and Spiaggia di laurito and admire the nature.

Be aware that the best time to go to Positano and enjoy the perfect summer temperatures is from beginning of May until end of August. And enjoy even more your vacation with your loved one taking the Amalfi Coast & Pompeii tour and experience the wonderful views of the Amalfi Coast.

#4 Rome

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Another paradisiac place you need to go to is Rome. The breathtaking architecture, the delicious cuisine, and the amazing history make visiting Rome an unforgettable and unique experience.

Your trip will be full of memorable moments! Have a drink at the Trastevere neighborhood and then go and have a romantic dinner in one of the many restaurants the city offers.

You can go to the Trevi Fountain and throw your coin in the water and make a wish. Says the legend that if you throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain with your right hand over your left shoulder, you will one day return to the city.

No trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Colosseum, the Pantheon and Piazza di Spagna. And another tip, no matter when you go to Rome, the city is always perfect! But if you’re looking for few tourists, go between April to June and September to October.

And to have a full romantic experience, you need to take our Food & Wine walking tour. This tour is perfect for couples who want to learn more about the amazing Italian cuisine and taste regional delicacies that will leave no regrets.

#5 Verona

Verona is a city that was recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Italy. Located in the northern of the country, Verona is most commonly known as the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Visit places such as Arena di Verona a monument older than the Colosseum in Rome. Also, go to Piazza Delle Erbe and enjoy the wonderful façades and Torre dei Lamberti, Verona’s tallest Medieval tower. Don’t forget to visit the main square Piazza Bra and enjoy an Italian coffee. And keep in mind that the best time to go to Verona is during summer, this way you’ll enjoy the nice weather and all the activities that the city offers.

When in Verona, a must-do is the Romeo and Juliet bike tour. In this tour, you’ll discover the places where the lovers’ story developed: the famous balcony where they fell in love, the secret marriage in the crypt of the cathedral, the corner where Mercuzio was killed by Tebaldo and Romeo was condemned to exile. You can then catch the funicular up to San Pietro Castle, on the terrace where generations of young lovers met.

#6 Naples

This is the city you need to go to experience the Italian cuisine, perfect spot for a couple, right? Naples is the city where pizza was invented!

Enjoy the art and history in one of the most beautiful cities of Italy. In your quick break, you must go to the ancient site of Pompeii and make sure to visit the city beneath the city. In the Napoli Sotterranea, you’ll see some amazing ancient ruins. Also, don’t miss the incredible museums and galleries such as National Archaeological Museum of Naples.

When visiting Naples, do our Mount Vesuvius day tour. Is your chance of a unique experience to reach the most characteristic location of the region and enjoy the fantastic view of both Naples city and the shore. And don’t forget to book your trip to spring! This is the perfect season to enjoy your holiday.

So there you go travelers, the 6 best places in Italy to go with your loved one and the best time to visit them. Remember that in Italy you have an Italian Tour Operator specialized in English guided tours and experiences all over the Italian territory.