Romantic hotspots in Northen and Central Italy: Italians do it better (1st part)

Italy:  one of the most romantic countries on the planet, shows some high-rate romantic spots and destinations. Italy’s seaside towns, delicious and small villages, beautiful and historic cities are proper romantic pilgrimage for a trip to Italy.
Verona is the start point of our top ten with the sad and enchanting Shakespearean story of Romeo and Juliet. The famous balcony is almost one of the most visited place in Italy!

Visit Juliet’s house, and go rubbing the right breast of Juliet‘s statue for luck! Do not forget to  take a picture of the balcony kissing your lover or your mate! What other romantic things we can do in Verona? Going to see an opera in Arena di Verona, going on a carriage ride, “flauneuring” along the river hand in hand. A deep breath and we go to…Venice! One of the most beautiful town in the world Venice is well-know for its romantic canals at nights and pretty narrow streets. With your beloved, look for one of the many small squares and churches and …kiss each other!

Still in the North of Italy? Go and visit Lake Como, embraced by its beautiful villas and its well-know resort villages. Bellagio is the pearl of the lake, and one of the most romantic villages in Italian Peninsula. Near Switzerland, you can also take the funicular from Como town to the village of Brunate and enjoy a spectacular sight of the lake and Alps.

Going in the central regions of Italy, you will find an incredible variety of romantic spots on the coast close to  the famous Cinque Terre, in Liguria, try also the Gulf of Poets (Golfo dei Poeti), part of the itinerary in 18th century among the British romantic poets. Down in Umbria, we find a lovely place called…Perugia, famous medieval hill town in central Italy and recently became a chocolate amateur paradise (see Eurochocolate festival article).


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