Tuscany is the perfect destination for a honeymoon in Italy. Here you will find the picture-perfect countryside, charming medieval towns, good food and excellent wine. With many Tuscany attractions within an easy reach, you will be spoilt for choice ! So if you wonder what to do on your Tuscany honeymoon, we gathered here some suggestions.
Wine Tasting and Lunch in Chianti
The scenic Chianti Classico region is one of the oldest wine regions in the world. Head to the village of Gaiole to see Castello di Meleto, which has a very old wine cellar. Here you can have a wine tasting session and a typical Tuscan lunch. Make sure to stock up on their marvellous Spumante Brut Rosè for a romantic evening later.
A day in Siena and San Gimignano
Take a day trip to the medieval jewels of Tuscany, Siena and San Gimignano. See Siena’s beautiful churches, wonder through its narrow streets to the famous Piazza del Campo. San Gimignano’s 14 medieval towers and heart-stopping views from the Rocca citadel make it a unique destination.
Enjoy the Brunello Wine Road
The fine Brunello wine is another jewel in Tuscany’s crown. Our driver can take you to the along the hills of Siena and the stunning white Abbey of Sant Antimo where you can listen to Gregorian chants. Your final destination is a famous winery in Montalcino where you can enjoy one the exquisite Brunello di Montalcino.
Stay in a Castle
The Tuscan countryside is dotted with stunning medieval castles. Some of them have been meticulously restored and turned into luxurious hotels. Castello del Nero is one of them. It boasts lavish suites, organic restaurant and an utterly indulgent spa. What else would you need for a romantic Tuscany Honeymoon ?
After all that sightseeing adopt the Italian phrase “Dolce far niente”, which means “delicious idleness”, as your motto for the rest of you honeymoon. Admire the rolling hills around you, jump in the swimming pool, listen to the birds. Do nothing! It is your honeymoon!!
Photo credits: Castello di Meleto, Anna Lebedeva, Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa.