What is the best honeymoon destination in Europe

Honeymoon up close - the most romantic destinations in Europe

You don't necessarily have to travel to the other end of the world for an unforgettable honeymoon. In Europe, too, you will find many romantic places where you can enjoy togetherness with your loved one in front of a picturesque backdrop. Be it on the beach, in the city or in the mountains.

We show you 10 wonderful honeymoon destinations in Europe.

Beach destinations for honeymoon in Europe

1. Azores: honeymoon in nature

The Azores, which belong to Portugal, are the ideal destination for nature lovers and adventurers traveling on honeymoon. The paradise in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean consists of 9 volcanic islands, which are characterized by a subtropical climate. So it's ideal for travel planning, because the temperatures are pleasant in every season, with mild winters and summers that are not too hot. The Azores are a lush natural paradise with a huge biodiversity just waiting to be explored.

For couples in love on their honeymoon, the archipelago offers a range of activities for every taste: from diving, surfing or fishing to bike tours or horse riding excursions. If that's too much adventure for your honeymoon, we recommend a visit to the Termas da Ferraria on the island of São Miguel. In this wellness center right on the Atlantic, you can relax with a massage or enjoy a bath in the famous iron springs.

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2. Croatia: beach feeling and historical flair

From the Atlantic we continue to the region of Dalmatia on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea. Croatia offers numerous paradisiacal beaches where it is wonderful to shimmer: The perfect destination for a cheap honeymoon and that is only a two-hour flight from Germany.

If you are in love with the sun, we recommend a holiday on the island of Brač with its wonderful beaches. But Croatia has a lot more to offer. After a relaxing sunbath, fans of history and culture will get their money's worth in Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest cities in Europe.

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3. Capri: The pearl of Italy

Our next tip for an unforgettable cheap honeymoon in Europe is in the Gulf of Naples not far from the Italian coast - Capri. The small island was already a popular vacation paradise of the ancient Romans. And even today it still casts tourists under its spell with its dreamy turquoise-blue water hidden sea caves. Sun, beach, Italian cuisine and trips to ruins from Roman times await newlyweds in this picturesque location. A boat trip to the famous Blue Grotto is an absolute highlight for honeymooners on Capri.

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4. Greek Islands: dream destinations in the Aegean Sea

Honeymoons on the Greek islands are the ideal choice if the honeymoon is to be a little shorter and cheaper. From Santorini, the most romantic to Skiathos, the most exclusive of the Greek islands, newlyweds will find the right place for a romantic break for two. Relax on the beach of Koukounaries, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece, or enjoy your stay in a luxurious villa with sea views.

Tip: Make more of your honeymoon with island hopping. With the ferry you can quickly reach a new destination and discover smaller, quieter islands for you.

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Cool honeymoon destinations in Europe

5. Alps: Romantic mountain panorama

It doesn't always have to be sun, sand and sea. How about, for example, a wonderful honeymoon in the Swiss Alps? From a romantic cuddle holiday in a secluded mountain hut to a luxury stay with pampering guarantee and fantastic wellness treatments such as in the Hotel Matterhorn Focus in Zermatt, newlyweds in Switzerland will find exactly what they are looking for. During the day skiing or hiking and in the evening enjoying the togetherness in front of the fireplace - a dream for couples in love!

Tip: You can experience a particularly romantic mountain panorama in the Matterhorn glacier paradise. The cable car takes you to the summit at 3,883 meters with a breathtaking view of the mountains and glaciers. A moment that you will not soon forget.

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6. Norway: A paradise in the far north

If you are looking for peace and quiet away from overcrowded tourist regions, you should take a closer look at our next suggestion. Western Norway is the land of fjords, mountains, waterfalls and glaciers. This breathtaking landscape as well as the culture and traditions in the far north will make your honeymoon an unforgettable experience.

Do you like adventure and want to experience something on your honeymoon too? No problem - whether fishing, a kayak excursion or a hike along picturesque paths to hidden mountain villages, it definitely won't get boring here.

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7. Iceland: Honeymoon for adventurers

Our next tip is also in the very north of Europe. Iceland is currently the trend destination and is attracting more and more newlyweds on their honeymoon. And for good reason: The island's unique landscape with its volcanoes and geysers simply offers the perfect backdrop for a dreamy honeymoon at any time of the year. For example, take a tour on the famous ring road around the island, bathe in hot springs or enjoy the breathtaking natural spectacle of the northern lights (if you decide to travel in winter).

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City break destinations for honeymoon in Europe

8. Prague: the golden city for lovers

The Czech capital is simply beautiful and an ideal destination for lovers. The range of excursions and activities for couples in Prague is endless: take a romantic boat tour on the Vltava or enjoy the beautiful panorama of the city from the “Lovers' Hill”, stroll through the historic old town or find out why not the Czech Republic during a wine tasting just have to be proud of his good beer. You have the ideal opportunity to do this in the Viniční Altán vineyard.

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9. Venice: glitter in the lagoon city

Our next tip takes us to what is probably the most romantic city in Europe: Venice. The lagoon city is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in Europe. Let yourself be enchanted by the charm of the city and visit St. Mark's Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, the Rialto Bridge or the Grande Canal.

A romantic gondola ride is an absolute must for lovers in Venice! Lean back and relax and enjoy the view of the beautiful city from the water and end the day with a typical Venetian spritz. The best place to do this is at Osteria Ae Forcoe, just five minutes from the Rialto Bridge.

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10. Paris, je t’aime

Of course, one destination shouldn't be missing from our list: Paris - the city of love and the city of lights. The French capital is and remains the classic for lovers. And for good reason: the charm of historical buildings, idyllic parks, small cafés and romantic candlelight dinners with a bottle of red wine in the bistro - Paris simply offers the complete package for newlyweds. Even if the city is a tourist hotspot, you are sure to find a few places here where you can enjoy your togetherness undisturbed.

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