Stroll hand-in-hand along grand tree-lined avenues or on the cobblestone riverside quay beside the Seine. Enjoy a passionate moment on the Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris, and admire the stunningly beautiful cathedral of Notre Dame.
Wander hand-in-hand through centuries-old piazzas past stunning monuments; explore narrow, medieval cobblestone streets around Trastevere; and stop for lunch in an authentic trattoria.
Stroll through the ruins of the Roman Forum and the nearby Colosseum, wander across St Peter’s Square into St Peter’s Basilica and marvel at Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
Filled with architectural wonders, palaces and art, fine shopping and excellent dining, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the beauty and uniqueness of this 1500-year-old city – reason alone why Venice is a favourite of honeymoon couples.
Cuddle up in a gondola or cruise around the city’s fascinating maze of canals in a polished, walnut-timbered water taxi.
With its huge choice of luxury hotels, stylish boutiques, lively bars and fine-dining restaurants, the Amalfi Coast is the perfect honeymoon destination in Italy.
But don’t let the cost put you off enjoying a honeymoon or romantic getaway here, for Santorini offers all you need for the perfect Greek Island romance, including a wide selection of boutique hotels.
Discover picturesque white-washed houses and blue-domed churches, classy boutique shopping, exciting nightlife, a cosmopolitan (some would say hedonistic) atmosphere and a selection of long sandy beaches ranging from family friendly to secluded and clothing-optional.
Get lost in the labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets that meander through the cubist charms of Old Mykonos town.
Choose from a wide selection of sugar-white beaches fringed by music bars, dance clubs, restaurants and hotels, which sit conveniently close to the main resorts of Ibiza town, Santa Eulària des Riu and Sant Antoni de Portmany.
Home to many of world's most famous paintings and statues, the medieval city of Florence is celebrated as the most beautiful city in Italy and is a must-visit destination for romantics.
Stroll hand-in-hand beneath tiny balconies poking out above narrow cobbled streets into picturesque squares, admire the treasure-crammed glory of Florentine churches and explore beautiful palaces and gardens.
Set in a deep blue sea just off the Sorrentine Peninsula, Capri boasts a rugged mountain surrounded by picture-perfect coves, jagged cliffs, underwater grottos and dramatic swimming sites.
With its exclusive ambiance, chic boutiques, fine dining restaurants and good choice of accommodation to suit all budgets, Capri offers all the ingredients you need for a great island honeymoon in Italy.
Albufeira is the busiest (and arguably most enjoyable) resort on Portugal's Algarve – a stunning coastline boasting long strands of golden sand indented with numerous tree-covered headlands framing idyllic coves with perfect conditions for swimming, snorkelling and diving.
From a small fishing village, Ayia Napa has grown into one of Europe's most famous party resorts rivalling Ibiza, Rimini and Mykonos. Ayia Napa also boasts some of the best beaches in Cyprus.
Meanwhile, the friendly beach resort of Protaras boasts one of the island’s best beaches at Fig Tree Bay. While further north lies a choice of secluded coves and inlets for those honeymoon couples wanting more privacy.
Known as the ‘city of a hundred spires’, the charming and historic city of Prague offers a smorgasbord of stunning architecture to admire, from Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque to Neoclassical, Art Nouveau and Cubist. Discover also a vibrant, modern city with a wide range of entertainment and shopping options.
Find the best places to visit in Europe when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.
Late spring, summer and autumn are the best times to visit the capital cities of Europe, and the many fabulous beach resorts.
During the winter months of November through February, and early spring from March to April, Europe is generally cold and wet; only the south coast of Spain and Portugal have reasonable periods of sunshine.
However, the winter months are a good time to visit if you plan on skiing the snow-covered slopes of France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Spain.
Latest update Where to Honeymoon in Europe: 6 March, 2019
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