This special honeymoon itinerary Italy for first timers features the most alluring destinations and the most luxurious accommodations. Stay in little charming properties. This itinerary takes you to the classic destinations including Venice and Rome—essential sites for the first-time visitor. Soak up the ambience and experience the Italians sense of style and romance!
The tour starts in Venice, the perfect place to begin a honeymoon. Venice is the most romantic city in the world, the perfect setting for your love story. The distinct neighborhoods of Venice are connected by footbridges and pedestrian walkways for peaceful strolling. Since there are no cars in Venice, walking is the main way to get from place to place. Stroll the narrow streets, stop at the elegant cafes and enjoy candlelit fine dining at waterside restaurants.
You will explore the famous sites and hidden charms of Venice on this walking tour, followed by a ride through the city’s canals on an iconic gondola. Follow your local guide through a romantic maze of surrounding backstreets to discover some of Venice’s lesser-known gems. Learn the fascinating history of Venice as you wander through narrow Calli (original name of alleys) and over stone footbridges, and then hop aboard a Venetian gondola for a leisurely ride along the Grand Canal.
MURANO, BURANO AND TORCELLO ISLAND TOUR:
This excursion will lead you in a awesome three-islands sightseeing tour, operated by boat, which starts from Venice Railway Station or from San Marco Giardinetti. The aim of this guided tour is to take a small taste of the enchanting Venetian Lagoon and its islands, first of all Murano, worldwide known for its handmade glasses. Then, the boat will proceed to the island of Burano, famous for its hand lace-making and for brightly-colored fishermen’s houses. From here, across the sandbanks, you will arrive at Torcello, where the former Venetians settled in.
After the romance of Venice, the tour continues in the beautiful city of the arcades, Bologna. There you will sense Italy with your sight, smell, taste, touch, hear and heart. After an orientation tour of Bologna with an English speaking guide, you will experience the show of Italian food being made right before your eyes! You will watch the whole food production process taking place inside FICO’s 40 farming factories and consortia. You will discover all the steps of food producing from raw material to final products and listen to the tales of Italians’ best food masters.
After an orientation tour of Florence with an English speaking guide, you will visit the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world. It houses an extraordinary collection of paintings and sculptures, absolute masterpieces of all time. The guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery is the best way to discover the beauty and secrets of artists such as Giotto, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Titian. Your hearts will melt, your imagination fly, while your eyes be delighted with pure beauty!
You will finally visit the eternal city of Rome, where you can explore classical monuments and intimate hidden corners of this fascinating city.
You will have priority access to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Your professional local guide will help you to discover iconic rooms and works of art, like the Greek Cross Room, the Gallery of the Candelabra and Sistine Chapel, and will also provide you with insights on them. You will then go to the Colosseum and your guide will show the most important amphitheater of the Roman History and the Roman Forum. Located between the Colosseum and Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, you will then find the Forum. The Forum was the core of the late Roman Republic and of the Roman Empire.
This magnificent beauty with glamorous resorts is the perfect place to cap off this Italian honeymoon for first timer.