Top Honeymoon Destinations in Tuscany | en

Posted by Benedetta - on 01/07/2024
Top Honeymoon Destinations in Tuscany
Tuscany, with its enchanting landscape ranging from gentle hills dotted with cypresses to art-rich cities, offers numerous options for those wishing to spend an unforgettable honeymoon. Here is a guide to the best destinations for a romantic getaway in this magical region.

1. Florence: The Heart of Art and Culture

Starting your honeymoon in Florence means immersing yourself in the art and culture of the Renaissance. You can stroll hand in hand along the Uffizi, uncover the secrets of the Duomo, or enjoy an unforgettable sunset from Piazzale Michelangelo. Staying in one of the historic palaces turned boutique hotels will make your journey even more special.


2. Chianti: Vineyards and Gastronomy

Chianti is not just famous for its wine, but also for its breathtaking landscapes that offer a perfect romantic retreat. Visit wineries for private tastings of wine and oil, and don't miss a candlelit dinner in a farmhouse, where local flavors and the rustic atmosphere create a unique experience.


3. Siena and its Surroundings: Medieval Charm and Traditions

Siena, with its famous Piazza del Campo and stunning cathedral, has a particularly special charm. Explore the small medieval villages in the surroundings, such as San Gimignano and Montepulciano, where time seems to have stopped, ideal for enjoying moments of tranquility and romance.


4. Etruscan Coast: Sea and Nature

For couples who love the sea, the Etruscan Coast offers sandy beaches and rocky cliffs with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Staying in one of the seaside villas, you can enjoy unforgettable sunsets and gourmet dinners with a view. Do not miss Castagneto Carducci and Bolgheri, with the famous “Viale dei Cipressi” (Boulevard of Cypresses). Not far away is also Monte Argentario, a stunning promontory that extends into the Tyrrhenian Sea.


5. Val d'Orcia: Postcard Landscapes

The Val d'Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is renowned for its picturesque landscapes. An early morning hot air balloon ride will offer you a unique perspective on these lands. Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagno Vignoni, the Abbey of San Galgano, and the Vitaleta Chapel will surely take your breath away.
Do not miss visiting the scenic 'S'-shaped entrance avenue of Agriturismo Baccoleno, one of the most iconic spots in the nearby Crete Senesi area.


6. Lucca: Elegance and History

Lucca, with its perfectly preserved Renaissance walls, offers a romantic and intimate atmosphere. Rent bikes to explore the city from its walls and discover hidden corners and secret gardens.


Practical Tips

Plan your honeymoon in advance, considering the seasons to avoid the crowds of the summer months. A local wedding planner can help you discover the hidden gems of the region and organize personalized experiences that will make your trip even more special.

Moreover, don't forget to taste Tuscan cuisine, with dishes ranging from Florentine steak to pici with wild boar ragù, accompanied by a glass of local wine.

Ph. Stephen Liberge


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