Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Top 10 Europe Honeymoon Destinations

Last updated : May 24, 2016

Europe is undoubtedly one of the most popular destinations in the world for honeymoons and romantic getaways. From historical sightseeing, quintessential scenery and settings and the pristine white sand beaches, the continent of Europe offers plethora of choices to honeymooners and romantic couples alike. Honeymoon in Europe is a truly exotic honeymoon experience, an experience worth savoring for the lifetime.

Apart from the breathtaking beautiful natural landscapes that includes majestic snow-capped mountains, beautiful beaches, lakes, rivers and waterfalls, Europe is also known for its rich cultural and historical assets and there are numerous heritage sights worth visiting, particularly in Italy. Romantic sightseeing is not the only thing that Europe offers you, there are plenty of options for various leisure activities and adventurous activities to keep you indulged into the charm of Europe.

Most Famous Honeymoon Destinations in Europe: Switzerland, France, Scotland, Spain, United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden

Most Visited Cities in Europe: Rome, London, Paris, Venice, Geneva, Interlaken, St Petersburg, Zurich, Sierra Nevada, Amsterdam

You need a really long vacation to completely admire and appreciate the beauty of Europe on your honeymoon as there are plenty of popular romantic places in Europe. Here are the top 10 rated honeymoon destinations in Europe.

Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Place

With coastal mountains plunging into the sea, picturesque landscapes and lush forests, the Amalfi Coast is a dazzling fusion of great beauty and romantic aura. The Amalfi coast seems to be beautifully suspending between the blue sky and turquoise colored sea. Apart from its unparallel beauty, the Amalfi Coast is also home to some outstanding restaurants and hotels to make your Honeymoon a comfortable stay.

Best Time to Visit Amalfi Coast : March-April and November-December

Places to See in Amalfi Coast : Amalfi, Ravello , Vietri sul mare, Positano , Santa Maria Teresa of the Assumption, Atrani , Conca dei Marini , Furore, Minori , Praiano.

Budapest Honeymoon Place

If you are hoping for a honeymoon destination that must be full of sightseeing with some taste of traditions and history, Budapest the capital city may be you are searching for.Tourist can scratch the history of capital city or can flock to the shopping malls. Budapest is also popular because of its vibrant nightlife and pubs & bar and restaurants offering world-class dining.

Best Time to Visit Budapest : March to mid-November

How To Reach Budapest

  • By Air: Budapest Franz Liszt International Airport is the major Aiport of Budapest city . Budapest is well connected to cities throughout Europe, mainly through low-cost airlines like Ryanair and Wizzair. Some of the Airlines that operate here are Aer Lingus, EasyJet, Germanwings, Jet2, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Transavia, Vueling, and WizzAir.
  • By Train: Budapest is very well connected to rest of central and eastern Europe via train. Keleti pályaudvar, Déli pályaudvar and Nyugati pályaudvar are the main stations of the city which in turn are also well connected to metro.

Places to See in Budapest : The Hungarian National Parliament building , The Royal Palace , Fisherman's Bastion , Vajdahunyad Castle , State Opera House, The Central Market Hall, Ethnographic Museum , Memento Park, Hopp Museum of East Asian Art , Budapest Zoo , Gellért Baths and more.

Istanbul Honeymoon Place

If you are looking for a honeymoon destination that is full of modernization but an image of ancient era with a lots of romantic surroundings in and around, Istanbul may be the answer for your search.The Princes Island in the Sea of Marmara famous for its pristine beaches, charming scenery and authentic Ottoman mansions, combined with tranquil atmosphere is a must see for the visitors.

Best Time to Visit Istanbul : July to September Is the Best Time.

How To Reach Istanbul

  • By Air: Istanbul Atatürk Airport is the main airport of Istanbul city located about 20 km from main city. From Airport there are number ways you can reach the city either by hiring taxi or using local airport shuttle buses. Another airport is Sabiha Gökçen International Airport .
  • By Train: Sirkeci station is Budapest is the major railway station where trains from Europe arrives. Trains from Asian sides arrive at Haydarpasa station .

Places to See in Istanbul : Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Sultanahmet Mosque also called as Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Galata Tower, Grand Bazar, Istanbul Modern Art Museum.

Madrid Honeymoon Place

City of Madrid, laden with historical monuments and modern skyscrapers and plenty of activities on offer, is a popular honeymoon destination attracting couples in large number year after year. Food is also a huge draw for visitors apart from large shopping arenas. Retiro Park, Amusement Park and Madrid Zoo also offer an opportunity for outdoor walk. Vibrant nightlife is another added attraction for tourists in the city.

Best Time to Visit Madrid : May to October is the best time to visit Madrid .

How To Reach Madrid

  • By Air: Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport is one of the largest airports in Europe and is visited by number of Airlines from all around the world. There are number of taxi services which operates from the airport to the city.
  • By Train: Madrid os well connected to rest of Europe by train. Tourist can easily go and come from Barcelona, Seville, Malaga , Zaragoza, Tarragona, Lerida, Huesca, Ciudad Real, Puertollano, Lisbon, Milan, the French coast, Paris.

Places to See in Madrid : Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace of Madrid, the Royal Theatre, Golden Triangle of Art, Prado Museum, Cibeles Palace and Fountain, Bull Fighting and Hot Air Balloon.

Norway Honeymoon Place

There is nothing like Norway and as a couple, you just start exploring from any corner of the country, you will never feel tired or say to go back home – that’s my promise. Not only nature is sitting in the laps of the country, but beautifully architecture cities and man-made wonders within the boundaries are just worthwhile. Top tourism gateway of the country include Oslo – the capital city, Bergen, Stavanger, Alta and Trondheim.

Best Time to Visit Norway : May to July is the best time to visit Norway .

How To Reach Norway

  • By Air: Oslo Airport, Gardermoen is the largest airport in the country located about 60 km north of Oslo. Flights from airport serves to around 140 destinations abroad and 24 destinations in Norway. Sandefjord Airport is another airport located 115 km to the south of Oslo which serves to 14 destinations in Europe and 3 destinations in Norway.
  • By Train: Train from Sweden connects to Oslo, Trondheim and Narvik. While there is daily train from the Oslo Station to Stockholm and Gothenburg.

Places to See in Norway : Aurora at Tromsø, Hamnoy Village, Oslo, Bergen, Voss, Sognefjord, Rondane National Park, Oscarsborg Fortress , Telemark Canal ,Geirangerfjorden

Paris Honeymoon Place

Paris boasts a rich past of beauty and charm that attracts a huge gather of tourists all around the world at anytime of the year. The historic city is full of attractions and sightseeing rather than being a large economical and political hub in the country. Paris has a wonderful choice of luxury hotels ranging from fashionable chic, to the classical colonial to the small and intimate.

Best Time to Visit Paris : Mid-July to August is the best time to visit Paris.

How To Reach Paris

  • By Air: There are three international airports in Paris. Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located at north-east of the city. Orly International Airport is located southwest of the city. Aéroport de Beauvais Tillé is the third airport but smaller in size and is located north of the city.
  • By Train: Paris is well conncted to other ports of the Europe via train. You can travel to almost every destination in Europe from Paris. All SNCF, Eurostar and Thalys tickets can be bought in railway stations.

Places to See in Paris : Arc de Triomphe , Catacombs , Château de Versailles , The Eiffel Tower , Place de la République , The Louvre, Picasso Museum, Les Invalides,

Prague Honeymoon Place

Prague boasts a rich history and culture of more than 1,100 years with numerous theatres, cathedrals, galleries and other exhibits. The picturesque place is spotted with ancient buildings, with renowned Palaces and monasteries.Much colonial architecture era remains and many buildings have now been declared a monument. The wonderfully manageable city of Prague offers some of the world class dining and nightlife.

Best Time to Visit Prague : April to October is the best time to visit Prague .

How To Reach Prague

  • By Air: Václav Havel Airport Prague is the main ariport of the city with three terminals. It is located about 20 km from city center and is served by number of Airlines from around the world like Czech Airlines, AirBaltic, Turkish Airlines, Swiss International , Norwegian , Delta Air Lines ,British Airways , Emirates and more.
  • By Train: Prague is well connected to most major European cities. Czech Railways , RegioJet, and Leo Express operated trains in Czech Republic.

Places to See in Prague : Prague Castle , Charles Bridge , Old Town , Infant of Prague , Prague Dancing House , Prague Giant Metronome, Prague Zoo , Vitkov Hill , Czech National Gallery.

Santorini Honeymoon Place

Comprising of beautifully romantic landscapes and seascapes, Santorini is nothing short of a great natural wonder. Located between the Ios and Anati islands, Santorini offers romantic landscapes and stunning views of sunset along with some absolutely mesmerizing beaches, Beach of Perissa, White Beach, and Red Beach to name a few. Santorini is also known by the name Thira and is full of natural beauty.

Best Time to Visit Santorini : April to June and from September to October is the best time to visit Santorini .

How To Reach Santorini

  • By Air: Santorini (Thira) National Airport is the airport located in the village of Kamari with daily flights from Athens. From May to October number of charter airlines fly directly to Santorini from many European airports.
  • By Sea : Santorini can reached via Piraeus from where boats arrive at Athinios Port. It takes about 4.5hrs to reach Santorini with a high speed ferry.

Places to See in Santorini : Thirassia, Nea Kameni, Faros, A viewpoint behind Iris hotel.

Venice Honeymoon Place

Venice is a paradise on earth with pristine beauty combined because of canals, rivers, monuments, castles, theaters and luxurious resorts. Venice is a perfect honeymoon destination in Europe with the marvelous beauty of art and architecture, a symmetry of Island archipelago, nature vistas, and man-made wonders. Venice is considered among most romantic places in the world.

Best Time to Visit Venice : April to October is the best time to visit Venice .

How To Reach Venice

  • By Air: Marco Polo Airport is the main airport of the city while there is another airport called Treviso Airport located about 25 km from main city center.The airport is connected to the railway station of Mestre.

Places to See in Venice : Doge's Palace , Bell tower of St. Mark , Torre dell'Orologio, Scuola grande di San Rocco, Jewish Ghetto of Venice, Saint Mark's Basilica , San Simeone Piccolo, Correr Museum, The Peggy Guggenheim Museum.

Zurich Honeymoon Place

Emerged from the mouth of Lake Zurich and Alps in the background, one can witness numerous outstanding views in and around the city. The main attractions in the place are museums and art galleries that dot every corner of the city. With the eye-catching nature scenery all around, museums and art galleries, established business markets, spas, nightlife, rich bio-diversity and gardens & parks, the city of Zurich is a perfect honeymoon place in Switzerland and one of the best honeymoon destinations in Europe.

Best Time to Visit Zurich : June to September is the best time to visit Zurich .

How To Reach Zurich

  • By Air: Zurich Airport is the largest airport in Switzerland located 12 minutes train ride from central Zurich.
  • By Train : Hauptbahnhof is the major railway station in Zurich which connecte it to rest of the country and other European cities. One can easily travel to cities like Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Essen, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Rome, Lecce, Milano, Paris, Barcelona, Salzburg, Linz, Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, and Beograd.

Places to See in Zurich : Grossmünster, Kunsthaus, Landesmuseum, Lake Promenade, Le Corbusier House, Jacob Coffee Museum, Flumserberg , Üetliberg, Rhine Falls.

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