Europe is the ultimate honeymoon destination for couples. Check out this post to get a list of the best honeymoon spots in Europe. Read here!
Best Honeymoon Destinations in Europe
The first few weeks after the wedding is the time for young spouses. These days they endlessly enjoy intimacy and love solitude. Games on the bed of two lovers and a serene atmosphere of safe intimacy are probably the most important goals that young people would like to achieve during their honeymoon. Here are the best honeymoon destinations in Europe. Read on!
1. Santorini, Greece
Santorini is a paradise for honeymooners in Southern Europe. You will see the white cities against the backdrop of the Aegean Sea, stroll through the labyrinths of the streets, try the local cuisine. Make sure to stay at a hotel with a sea view. You will forever remember the sunrises and sunsets and relish the picturesque views of Santorini with your loved one.
2. Florence, Italy
The city where Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, and Dante worked is located among the hills of Tuscany. You will see cathedrals, famous museums, palaces, squares, and bridges. Florence’s outskirts are perfect for photography. That’s why we recommend couples to have a photo session in the picturesque landscapes.
3. Nice, France
For couples who want to honeymoon on the Mediterranean in France, Nice is one of the most attractive destinations. There is the famous Promenade des Anglais, the labyrinths of the winding streets of the Old Town, parks, squares, Chagall and Matisse museums. We recommend traveling during the low season: from September to October or mid-spring to save money.
4. Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast is Italy’s most mesmerizing and romantic place, attracting romantic couples and honeymooners from different countries. The best time to visit is spring and autumn, in summer, there are many people here. Make sure to visit the other 12 nearby cities as well.
5. Porto, Portugal
Porto is the best place to walk along the river bank. The city boasts a joint tasting of Portuguese wines and boat rides through the magical valley of the Douro River. As one of the oldest tourist destinations in Europe, this city knows how to enchant visitors at any time of the year. It is a perfect place for honeymooners who want to get the most out of their trip to Europe.
6. Loire Valley, France
Loire Valley is one of the best destinations for romantic couples and honeymooners. There are 76 castles in the Loire Valley, and part of the region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can take a river tour or fly over the fortresses in a hot air balloon. A budget option is to cycle through the valley.
7. Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre is a national park of five small towns located on the coast of the Ligurian Sea. The newlyweds will see stunning panoramas of colorful houses, coniferous forests, and rocks here. We recommend trying to stay here at least for a few days on your trip to Italy.
8. Rome, Italy
Most travelers fall in love with this magical city: the Colosseum, the Vatican, the Pantheon, the Roman Forum, squares, fountains, and artifacts that are thousands of years old. We recommend paying attention to the Trastevere area with its streets and cafes. Rome is the epitome of historic architecture, traditional vibes, and romanticism, making it a perfect place for honeymooners.
9. Paris, France
Paris is known as the City of Lights and the City of Love. It is a perfect destination for couples to celebrate their honeymoon and strengthen bonds. Paris has something for everyone, from picturesque views to romantic sunset cruises to Eiffel Tower to Parks and Cafes.
10. Tuscany, Italy
The region is full of castles, vineyards, wineries, sun, cascading hills, and cozy hotels. Tuscany is the place for those who want to escape from noisy cities to peaceful Italian villages. Pienza deserves special attention, where they filmed the film “Romeo and Juliet” in 1968.
11. London, UK
London is a beautiful city in Europe that attracts thousands of honeymooners every month. Whether you want to marvel at London’s classic architecture, relish the ever-growing skyline, or explore the local culture, you will enjoy the most and create memories. London is also famous for its cozy pubs, vibrant nightlife, and romantic cafes.
Honeymoon is a special time for newly wedded couples that brings love, peace, harmony, strength, and bonding in this unique relationship. Finding the best honeymoon destination is a daunting task. However, you can choose from these best places based on your needs and get the most out of your honeymoon.
- Article based on personal opinion, experience and research.
- Photos from Unsplash & canva.