My husband and I traveled to Italy for our honeymoon! For two weeks we toured the beautiful country and had the most amazing time. I thought I would comprise a list of our 10 of our favorite places!
(or Roma as the locals call it) This city is full of so much history. I recommend scheduling as many tours as you can while visiting. It can be exhausting in the moment, but I promise you, you won’t regret it. When in Rome right!
This beautiful coastal town on the Amalfi coast is an absolute dream. Imagine picturesque views at every turn. That is Positano. I might be a little biased, because it is where my husband proposed to me, but I promise you this coastal town will soon become your favorite too!
While staying in Positano we traveled to neighboring cities on the Amalfi Coast and Ravello was one of those cities. As soon as we walked into the city walls I fell in love. It was so romantic and not to mention quiet, as no cars were allowed inside. If you’re looking to find some relaxation time, then Ravello is your place.
I can’t write a travel blog of Italy without mentioning Capri and Ana Capri. This island off the coast of Napoli is absolutely a dream. A must visit while on the Amalfi Coast. I recommend going by private boat to Capri and then taking a convertible taxi to Ana Capri once you arrive. Once there I recommend getting on the chair lift and going to the top of Mount Salaro. The views are absolutely amazing.
Firenze as the locals call it. What is there not to love about Florence! We love this city. There are so many great museums and history tours to take, but we also just loved walking the city streets. Free styling if you will. One afternoon we attended an authentic Italian mass at San Miniato al Monte. It offers the best views of the city – better than the Michelangelo Steps if you ask me.
Greve in Chianti!
We decided to bike 18 miles through the Chianti region of Tuscany to arrive in Siena. We biked through the charming little city of Greve. It was lovely to see the rolling hills of Tuscany from that perspective. This was truly a remarkable experience and one I would highly recommend if you’re looking for an adventure.
One of the last truly medieval cities in Italy. The layout of this is city is so unique and a bit confusing at times. I would definitely recommend picking up a map and actually using it! We loved walking the cobblestone streets and learning more of the history of this city.
Milano as the locals call it is one of the fashion capitals of the world and it did not disappoint. We loved Milan for it’s new world charm. The streets were wider than previous cities we had visited and the shopping was amazing. I would also highly recommend paying the tour fee to walk on the terrace of the cathedral. The views of the city were unmatched.
Menaggio on Lake Como
Lago di Como as the locals call it is everything you dream about of a vacation on the lake. There is picturesque views everywhere you turn and an unbelievable freshness in the air. We loved having Menaggio as our base while staying on the lake and then traveling to other cities on the lake by the ferry system.
Finally, a trip to Italy is not complete without spending time in the famous Bellagio. We were able to travel to multiple cities in a day using the ferry system on the lake. This was a convenient and inexpensive way to see as much of the lake as possible. The shops and restaurant in Bellagio were amazing, but honestly we found the cutest private beach and fell in love with it.