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Top 5 Romantic Italy Holidays for 2024

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Top 5 Romantic Italy Holidays for 2024
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate the one you love than visiting one of the most romantic destinations in the world?
From hilltop towns overlooking sparkling bays to sunset strolls along cobble-stoned streets with opera filling the air. Here are the top 5 romantic Italy holidays for 2024.

Lake Garda

Romance is in the air on the lovely Lake Garda. As the largest lake in Italy, there is no doubt that you will find exactly what you’re looking for. From fun water sports and sensational spa days to relaxing walks through the elegant towns and history hunting through historic villas, Lake Garda holidays have something for every pace. 
One of the most romantic areas on the shores of Lake Garda, Malcesine, a medieval town with a fairy tale atmosphere will have you feeling like royalty. From the picture-perfect blue waters of the lake to mammoth mountain ranges, this is the ultimate romantic Italy holiday. Walking the cobbled streets, taking in the fantastic historic architecture and colourful houses, is a wonderful way to spend a day with the one you love. One must-see attraction is Castello Scaligero, a 13th-century castle with three museums to truly experience the wonders of days gone by. 
Situated on the lakefront, Hotel Excelsior Bay offers wonderful views over Lake Garda and is only a short walk from the centre of Malcesine. The lakeside terrace is the ultimate space for a romantic al fresco breakfast where fresh air and watching the calm waters await. Spend your days lazing by the pool while soaking up all Lake Garda has to offer. 
Image of a building with a castle on the edge of Lake Garda in Italy


Sardinia holidays offer a magnificent taste of authentic Italy, with a laid-back untouched charm. Whether you’re looking to revel in the soft white sands on miles of coastline or want to explore the historic architecture and stroll along the tree-lined promenades, Sardinia is perfectly packaged for one of the best romantic Italy holidays. 
Holidays at the Forte Village Resort offer romance and luxury, combined to bring the very best of the gorgeous southern coast of Sardinia. The calm and warm Mediterranean Sea and white sand beaches bring you a tropical paradise on your romantic Italy holiday. 
The resort is dotted over 55 acres of gorgeous landscapes, including pristine beaches and pine forests. Romantic walks along the beach at sunset, water sports galore, 11 swimming pools, and snorkelling with the local sea life transport you to a romantic paradise. For true relaxation bliss, the spa is where you want to be. While the 21 restaurants offer out-of-this-world dining experiences, with some boasting Michelin-star chef menus. 
Set amongst swaying palms, Hotel Bouganville Forte Village offers comfort at its finest. Situated in the heart of Forte Village Resort, you have direct access to many of the resort's best amenities. Parents looking for a getaway will love the range of child-friendly entertainment throughout the day, giving you a chance to sit back in sunshine bliss while the little ones enjoy the seaside. Whether you want a family getaway filled with adventure or a romantic tranquil escape, Hotel Bouganville Forte Village caters to everyone. 
Image of a sunset setting over the sea in Sardinia


Sorrento holidays are filled to the brim with romance. Lemon tree-lined walkways, handcrafted goods from local artisans, and ancient ruins await your romantic holiday in Italy. This coastal town is the epitome of romance with an authentic Italian feel that you won’t find anywhere else. But if you do feel like the hustle and bustle for an afternoon, stunning Naples is nearby, with the ferry only taking about 45 minutes. 
Sorrento is one of the best bases for exploring the immaculate surroundings. The famous Amalfi Coast is only one hour’s drive away, while the historic Pompeii will only take you 45-minutes, allowing you to soak up the very best of the Campania region with ease. Whether you want to relax at the seaside, go on a historic exploration, or simply enjoy authentic Italian feasts, Sorrento has it all. 
Situated only 6 minutes from Sorrento, Hotel Jaccarino offers peace and tranquillity on the hills above Sorrento. A relaxing Italy holiday is in store, with fantastic sweeping views over the Bay of Sorrento. The magnificent terrace invites you to soak up the sea and sky while enjoying the lavish swimming pool or sunbathing poolside on the comfortable loungers.
Image of the buildings around the harbour of Sorrento in Italy

Amalfi Coast

Romantic holidays in Italy are brought to life on the Amalfi Coast. Set under the magical Mount Cerreto along dramatic cliffs with pastel-shaded villages, you’ll be transported to one of the most scenic areas in Italy. History and romance meet on the shores of the Amalfi Coast, with 31 miles of breathtaking coastline, a recognised UNESCO World Heritage site. 
Make your way along to see why the rich and famous have made this their holiday destination of choice. From the laid-back but luxurious Mediterranean vibe and gorgeous beaches to a majestic backdrop of mountains and the dazzling Tyrrhenian Sea on your doorstep, it’s easy to see how romance blossoms in this part of Italy. 
There are 13 towns throughout the Amalfi Coast, each offering its own unique blend of nature, history, and glamour. The seaside town of Amalfi offers some of the most romantic holidays in Italy. Lying beneath mountain peaks with pastel buildings dotted throughout and the sound of the sea whispering through the streets, Amalfi is a sensational romantic destination. Spend your days at the beach or take an afternoon stroll through the historic streets before heading to the harbour for freshly caught seafood. 
Hotel Santa Caterina combines everything the Amalfi Coast is famous for into one stunning hotel. Romance is easy to capture with the sensational views of the coast, terraced gardens among lemon and orange groves, and an intimate sun terrace to relax in style while enjoying an aperitif at sunset. The centre of Amalfi town is only a 15-minute walk away, perfect for a pre-dinner stroll. 
Image of coloured building and the beach on the coastline of the Amalfi Coast in Italy


Nothing quite compares to the ideal romantic Italian holiday in Venice. This historic city truly transports you to a different time, with historic architecture, cobble-stoned streets, and blissful opera filling the canals as you wind your way through the city. 
Whether you’re looking for a holiday filled with historic adventure and art or a romantic getaway with traditional Italian cuisine, good wine, and an overall magical ambience, Venice takes romance to another level. 
Hotel Savoia and Jolanda is situated in the heart of Venice, placing you in the centre of romantic bliss. St Mark's Square is within walking distance, along with many of the must-see sites of Venice. The hotel is on the waterfront, providing a prime location for taking in the stunning Venice waterways. 
Image of domed shaped buildings alongside the canal in Venice in Italy

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