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Iconic Italy

Explore the iconic sights of Italy on this whirlwind sample honeymoon itinerary. From the Vatican city to iconic sights from the Godfather film, explore the most popular sights of Italy.

Day 1
Arrive in Rome and check in to the ultra-stylish Hotel Leon’s Place. Casually stroll the streets of Rome and relax in one of the many wine bars on your first night in this beautiful city.

Day 2
Today you should visit the Vatican city, home of the Catholic Church. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, climb the 320 steps of St. Peter’s Dome and discover the awe of Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel.

Day 3
You can experience the renowned architecture of Rome with a trip to the Colosseum and a hop on-hop off bus tour. Alternatively, you could try your hand at segwaying around the city.

Day 4
For today’s activity you should take a day trip to Pompeii, the town that was once completely buried under the explosive results of Mount Vesuvius. Take a coach ride up to the crater of the almighty volcano for some exhilarating views.

Day 5
Next stop is Taormina in Sicily. You should check into the luxurious Baia Taormina Grand Palace Hotel & Spa and savour the stunning views that surround you. This 5 star hotel is quite literally chiselled into the cliffside.

Day 6
Why not relax and rejuvenate in the spa with some romantic couples’ treatments or soak up some rays on the cliff-side pool and sun terrace? Today is a day for relaxation however you choose to spend it.

Day 7
You should visit Mount Etna on a half-day excursion today. If you don’t fancy trekking the whole way up to the crater, take the cable cars and enjoy some truly amazing views.

Day 8
This is a fun option for foodies. Spend the day brushing up on your knowledge of Italian cuisine with cooking classes in Taormina and a romantic meal in one of the many restaurants in the picturesque resort.

Day 9
Today you should head off on the “Godfather” tour. The tour begins with a scenic drive to Savoca and continues on with visits to iconic scenes from the Godfather movies, such as Bar Vitelli.

Day 10
We suggest spending the day at your leisure enjoying the Sicilian sunshine. Strolling around the botanical gardens is a great way to spend an afternoon.

Day 11
Today you should enjoy a little slice of paradise at the Aeolian islands. Picture stunning cobalt waters, hissing active volcanoes, sweet Malvasia wine tasting and black-sand beaches. These islands are breathtaking to say the least.

Day 12
Spend another day however you please, you’ll never be short of exciting activities in Sicily.

Day 13
You could take a day trip to Syracuse today, where you will see Arethusa’s Fountain, the Temple of Apollo a Roman amphitheatre and more cultural sights.

Day 14
You can relax back at the hotel and savour the stunning scenery for your last full day in Sicily.

Day 15
After two weeks of exploring Italy’s most iconic sights, it’s time to head back to Ireland and begin reminiscing on your extraordinary honeymoon.

Please note that this is a suggested honeymoon itinerary. We can tailor make each individual couple’s honeymoon so that you head off on your dream honeymoon, down to the very last detail.

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