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Europe Honeymoon Guide

Plan the perfect honeymoon in Europe. Find the best beaches, resorts, attractions and things to do at these exciting honeymoon destinations in Europe.

Europe’s wealth of historical attractions, magnificent scenic beauty and cultural diversity offers newlyweds a honeymoon never to be forgotten.

Home to some of the greatest cities in the world – Paris, London, Rome and Venice to name just a few – Europe offers an amazing choice of destinations, each with its very own dazzling artistic and culinary diversity to excite the senses.

And for beach lovers the Mediterranean’s northern coast reveals one gem after another while the Aegean Sea boasts a choice of islands just waiting to be discovered.

Also, check out the monthly weather conditions – so you can arrive when the weather is dry and sunny.

Find the perfect location for your honeymoon in Europe, today!


Paris, France

Few cities can match the magical atmosphere of Paris: its ability to awe, charm and enchant lovers is endless. For centuries, ‘The City of Light’ has claimed the hearts of lovers with its cosy, intimate and romantically renowned location – it is arguably the perfect honeymoon destination in Europe!

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.

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Forum, Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

Discover la dolce vita in Rome – one of the world’s most perfect cities for lovers and the ideal honeymoon destination for a romantic getaway in Europe.

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.

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Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Floating upon a peaceful lagoon, Venice has enchanted lovers for centuries.

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.

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Atrani Beach, Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Explore one of the most beguiling and breathtaking coastal resorts in the Mediterranean – a scenic coastline of sheer cliffs and rocky promontories layered with paster-coloured villages, vineyards and olive and lemon groves.

With its huge choice of luxury hotels, stylish boutiques, lively bars and fine-dining restaurants, the Amalfi Coast is the perfect destination for a honeymoon in Italy.

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Oía, Santorini

Santorini, Greece

The glamorous island of Santorini is often considered the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Islands and, along with Mykonos, is also one of the most expensive.

But don’t let the cost put you off enjoying a honeymoon or romantic getaway here, for Santorini offers all the necessary ingredients for the perfect Greek Island romance and is the perfect choice for a honeymoon in Europe and the Greek Islands.

Unwind on a choice of beaches, then soak up the ambience of Santorini's picturesque villages by strolling a labyrinth of narrow and winding cobblestone streets lined with fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, gourmet restaurants and sophisticated boutique hotels.

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Agios Stephanos Beach, Mykonos

Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos – arguably the most glamorous and expensive of all the Greek Islands – boasts everything you need for a perfect honeymoon in Greece.

Discover picturesque white-washed houses and red- 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.

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Playa Talamanca, Ibiza

Ibiza, Spain

The über-chic Balearic Island of Ibiza is renowned for its famously raucous dance club scene, jet-setting glitterati and more than 50 white-sand beaches indenting its rugged, picture-perfect coastline – the perfect spot for active newlyweds looking to honeymoon in the Mediterranean.

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.

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Palazzo Cerio, Capri

Isle of Capri, Italy

The Isle of Capri is Italy’s most famous island – the haunt of movie stars, literati and everyone famous since the Roman Emperor Tiberius first established his home here in the 1st century AD.

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.

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Praia do Peneco, Albufeira

Albufeira, The Algarve, Portugal

With its mild climate, scenic setting, Moorish-style old town, great choice of easy-to-reach beaches, fine-dining seafood restaurants, numerous bars, nearby theme parks and wide range of accommodation options, Albufeira is a perfect honeymoon destination at anytime.

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.

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Fig Tree Bay Beach, Protaras, Cyprus

Ayia Napa & Protaras, Cyprus

Bustling beach resorts, ancient ruins, medieval fortresses, lush mountain vistas, pretty green valleys dotted with olive groves, an energetic nightlife and a warm climate are just some of the reasons why Cyprus is such a popular honeymoon destination.

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.

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Konyaalti Beach Park, Antalya

Antalya, Turkey

From its magnificent cliff top position overlooking a crescent-shaped bay and surrounded by the rugged Taurus Mountains, Antalya offers all the ingredients you need for a honeymoon in Turkey.

Gateway to Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast, the coastal city of Antalya offers newlyweds an exciting honeymoon destination, with a wide choice of sights and activities, including extensive ancient Greek and Roman ruins to visit.

Both Konyaalti and Lara beaches offer kilometres of beachfront on which to sunbathe and enjoy numerous water sports, all the while close to an array of amenities including themed water parks, cafes, fine dining restaurants and hotels.

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Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

Consider the romantic ambience of marbled domes and sacred art of Florence – the birthplace of the Renaissance – for a truly romantic honeymoon in Italy.

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.

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

Lined with a mélange of fairy tale architecture, Prague’s atmospheric cobbled streets and walled courtyards offer the perfect backdrop to a romantic honeymoon in Europe.

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.

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More popular honeymoon destinations in France…

Biarritz, France



French Riviera
French Riviera

Cannes, France

Nice, France

St Tropez, France
St Tropez

Monte Carlo, Monaco
Monte Carlo


La Baule
La Baule

St Malo
St Malo

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More popular honeymoon destinations in Italy…


Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera, Italy
Italian Riviera

Rimini, Italy

Sardinia, Italy

Sicily, Italy

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More popular honeymoon destinations in the Greek Islands…

Alonissos, Greece

Corfu, Greece

Ithaca, Greece

Ios, Greece

Kevalonia, Greece

Kos, Greece

Levkas, Greece

Milos, Greece

Naxos, Greece

Paros, Greece

Rhodes, Greece

Simi, Greece

Skiathos, Greece

Skopelos, Greece

Zante, Greece

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More popular honeymoon destinations in Portugal…

Albufeira, Portugal
The Algarve

Portimao, Portugal

Alvor, Portugal

Lagos, Portugal

Estoril, Portugal

Madeira, Portugal

Funchal, Portugal

Porto Santo, Portugal
Porto Santo

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More popular honeymoon destinations in Spain…

Costa del sol, Spain
Costa del Sol

Marbella, Spain

Estepona, Spain

Fuengirola, Spain

Torremolinos, Spain

Mallorca, Spain

Menorca, Spain

Costa Brava
Costa Brava


LLoret de Mar
Lloret de Mar


Tossa de Mar, Spain
Tossa de Mar

Cadaques, Spain


San Sebastian, Spain
San Sebastian

Grand Canaria
Canary Islands






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Popular honeymoon destinations in Turkey…

Antalya, Turkey

Oludeniz, Turkey

Marmaris, Turkey

Kusadasi, Turkey

Bodrum, Turkey

Cesme, Turkey

Side, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

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Popular honeymoon destinations in UK & Ireland…




London, England

Northern Ireland

Rep. of Ireland


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Honeymoon destinations elsewhere in Europe…

Zante, Greece

Brac, Dalmation Coast
Dalmatian Coast

Europe warm weather guide

Are you planning a honeymoon in Europe but not sure where to go? If so, look no further – our warm weather guide brings you the best places to visit in Europe.

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.

Europe – Monthly Weather Guide

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Latest update: Europe Honeymoon Guide: 22 December, 2019

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