How to make your Tuscany honeymoon extra special

23 Jun 2017

Romantic, magical and above all, memorable, Tuscany in Italy is the perfect place for a honeymoon. Here's how to make your trip extra special...

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Honeymoons or mini-moons should be an experience you will cherish for the rest of your married lives. But in this beautiful world, with an endless list of destinations, choosing where to go can be extremely difficult.

Italy is known for its breathtaking scenery at every turn, beautiful sunsets, exemplary restaurants and delicious cuisine - everything you can wish for on your holiday after the big day.

Whether you are planning the honeymoon of a lifetime for next year, or simply booking a last-minute getaway to spend some much needed time together after the wedding, Tuscany has it all. With destinations such as Rome and Florence only a stone’s throw away, Tuscany is the perfect location to celebrate your newly married status. Begin your journey as husband and wife in a truly stunning destination and create honeymoon memories to last for an eternity. Here are a few dreamy ideas that newlyweds will love:

1. Dip into the local, natural hot springs

Luxuriate together in thermal waters at one of the many spas dotted throughout the region including Bagno Vignoni, San Filippo and Rapolano Terme.

2. Hire a Vespa

Scoot through the beautiful Tuscan countryside or the side streets of Florence, and pack a picnic for an idyllic lunch made with delicious local produce.

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3. Watch the sunset overlooking Piazzale Michelangelo

Follow the path to the top of the hill and become instantly mesmerised by the magical views that never fail to capture the heart.

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4. Sail across the sky in a hot air balloon

Experience a sunset like no other while taking a ride across the Tuscan hills, from the enchanted valleys of Montisi.

5. Taste the best ice creams in the world

Why not visit Gelateria Kopakabana in Siena for an Italian sweet treat? Taste one of their 200 delicious and original flavoured ice creams that cannot be found anywhere else.

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6. Write a letter to Juliet

The setting of Shakespeare's most romantic story, take a day trip to Verona, Northern Italy (approximately a three-hour drive) and seal your love with an enclosed story of your big day that began your happily ever after. 

7. Declare your love at the Golden Tree

Take a trip to Lucignano and allow the mystical powers to strengthen the love promised between bride and groom.

8. Explore Chianti and sample traditional Tuscan wine

Visit Donatella Cinelli Colombini for the perfect glass of wine, while overlooking the striking rolling hills and beautiful scenery.

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9. Re-enact the classic Disney movie moment

Italian cuisine is some of the finest in the world. Enjoy a spaghetti kiss, a la Lady and the Tramp over a candlelit dinner at Walter Redaelli and enjoy the stunning views, as well as the delicious courses.

10. Rest and relax at Cignella

Perfectly situated to enjoy all that Tuscany has to offer, Cignella is a wonderful destination for romance and relaxation. Featuring spacious and airy villas and apartments, a private pool, large terraces and spectacular views, Cignella is a first-class resort which offers impeccable hospitality and service. Quote HMCH and receive a free bottle of prosecco as well as €100 towards a meal at a restaurant of your choice. 

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