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Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways

Are you planning a weekend trip to Italy?

Call your loved one, book a flight for Italy, rent a car for a road trip and we can go. Good music during the ride and the magnificent Italian scenario will do the rest. Either if you are going to spend a chilling break or an adventurous trip, we have selected for you the 5 most romantic weekend getaways in world’s most enchanting place, Italy. Ready for an holiday in the pursuit of romanticism? Let’s go!

Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways: Portovenere

Portovenere Cinque Terre

If you say Cinque Terre you say endless beauty. And if there is a place where anyone would lose his mind, well, that’s Portovenere. As the name suggests, Venus’ port, this little corner of heaven will make your “love conquest” give up forever. Deep blue waters, the whitest beaches, romantic grottoes, colored small boats recalling ancient times, narrow dwells joined in a tight embrace with the castle in the background. The perfect atmosphere. Not for nothing UNESCO listed Portovenere and Cinque Terre in the World Heritage Sites. The love gateway of your dreams.


Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways: Burano

Burano

Burano is one of the islands of Venice and can be included among the 10 most colored towns of the world. Every visitor is fascinated by its thousands colors and multi-colored tiny houses that reflect in the green waters of the canals. Its peculiar leaning bell tower, old women that embroider the original “merletto” (crochet), while the fishermen lift the fresh fish and the children dart on their bikes… all framed by colorful and flowered balconies. Kinda paradise. Legend has it that the colored nature of this gem in Venetian lagoon, derived from the fishermen that used to paint their houses in a distinctive way in order to identify it from afar after a long absence.


Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways: Tuscia

Viterbo and the Tuscia

In Italy there are plenty of underrated places: Tuscia is one of them. An area that ground its roots in Etruscan age, where history crosses the wild nature that stretches from the verdant hills to numerous volcanic lakes. Viterbo is the beating heart of this territory and will conquer you with a the regal charm of the medieval district, rich of twisted alleys and flowered terraces. Its old town center indeed is one of the best preserved medieval towns of central Italy and many of the older buildings are built on top of ancient ruins. On top of that, local gastronomy is remarkable. Moreover, just few kilometers far from Rome!


Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways: Verbania

Verbania and the Lake Maggiore

Here we are on the Lake Maggiore, the second most vast Italian lake referring to extension, after Garda one. We want to explore the Piedmont’s side, maybe the least known. Rich of enchanted villas, above all Verbania is a must-see place with its baroque palaces, medieval buildings and pleasant parks, with a splendid and luxuriant vegetation that will literally amaze you. Don’t miss the elegant Romanesque San Remigio Oratory and Villa Taranto with its fine botanical gardens and you won’t regret. Enjoy the view from the summit of Mottarone mountain to visualize the best of the souvenir photos.


Italy's Most Romantic Weekend Getaways: Val d'Orcia

Val d’Orcia and Bagno Vignoni

The Val d’Orcia is a unique place which inspired so many Renaissance painters. Various and fantastic landscapes of gentle isolated hilltop towns, charming farmhouses and isolated rural homes, that follow one another. Sunny hills with vineyards and olive-groves that make way to bare but charming soils, and also thermal waters that spring from volcanic areas to donate natural shows of rare beauty. A compulsory stop is Bagno Vignoni and its historical thermal baths. This wonderful region in Southern Tuscany, protected as a natural and cultural park and included in UNESCO list, is almost a surreal and suspended land, besides home to the most precious Italian wines like the Brunello di Montalcino or the Nobile di Montepulciano.