If you’re one of the lucky ones planning a wedding and a honeymoon, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With travel at an all time high and people looking for private and isolated bits of paradise, honeymooners never had it so good. Speaking of romantic destinations for honeymooning, you cannot go wrong with our list. These are the absolute top 10!
Can any place be as perfect as Switzerland for a lovey-dovey pair of newly-weds? Switzerland allows you to experience three distinct and separate cultures: German, French and Italian. By visiting Switzerland, you can enjoy all three provinces culturally. Add to that the breathtakingly beautiful sceneries, charming people, those amazing chocolates and the watches! The Alpine coolness will keep you both cuddling everywhere, which is what honeymooners should do!
Bright sun, grass skirts, uninhibited fun and the most beautiful waters you ever saw. Honolulu, capital city of Hawaii is nothing but the most picturesque beaches, idyllic days and nights full of the beauty of nature and the cheerful hospitality of locals. When you add the rather exciting nightlife to the mix and the fabulous eateries, you’ll forget you’re on an island. Shopping is great here, whether you do it at a designer boutique or at a beach stall.
3. San Francisco
If you’re more of the metropolitan type, a San Francisco honeymoon will suit you well. Take the Cable Car from Powell Station all the way to Fisherman’s Wharf, holding hands with your special one. Spend an afternoon shopping on Union Street – you won’t believe the bargains you get here! Don’t forget to go for a long walk in Muir Woods – those tall redwoods have been standing there for a long time; you need their blessings.
This lusty capital city of Austria hasn’t lost any of its old world charm. Walk around on the ring-shaped roads, checking out all the cute shops and cafes lining the streets. If you’re looking for the real European feel, you’ll find it in Vienna’s stylized façade homes, old world architecture, gothic churches and palaces. Remember you’re visiting Mozart’s hometown; spend an evening enjoying the Vienna Philharmonic – you won’t regret it.
Don’t forget to take a ride on a red double decker city bus for a tour of all London. Visit London’s famous museums such as the Tate Modern and Victoria & Albert. Watch a play at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, the original theater with no roof and limited space. Walk along the Thames River, shop, eat, take in the nightlife and enjoy the unique urban but still old world charm of London.
6. Prague, Czech Republic
Prague is a fairytale city; churches and homes look as though they’ve come alive from a fairytale book. Prague Castle will keep you lovebirds occupied for a long time, looking over its nooks and crannies. There’s an astronomical clock in the Old Town Square that’s 600 years old, don’t miss it. Enjoy a romantic meal on the banks of the river at Kampa Park, take a walk on the Charles Bridge and lose yourself to the charm of this old city.
7. Paris, France
Paris is the city of romance, the city where love happens every day. Every aspect of this city is charming – the tiny pavement cafes on the streets, the elegant bridges over the river Seine, the way the city transforms during the night into romance itself. You’ll enjoy everything, from the dew on the pavement stones in the morning to sipping French coffee in tiny bistros, shopping on Champs Elysees, and getting an eyeful of the city from the heights of the Sacre-Coeur Basilica.
8. Venice, Italy
Which lover can resist a slow and sensual gondola ride along the Venetian waterways? Walk through the old cobbled streets; visit the Piazza San Marco; take the water bus to the island of Murano, and buy something from the glass blowers there. Pick up a piece of hand-woven lace from the Burano lace workers and you’ll have a bit of Venice forever.
9. Rome, Italy
Rome is at once religious, romantic, intriguing and a historical lesson all in one. So much has happened in Rome over the years that no one monument is innocent. Everything there has a purpose. Explore the Colosseum and learn of its intriguing past, and roam around St. Peter’s Basilica. The city is strewn with famous fountains created by the great sculptors of Rome. There are many churches and chapels, including some not-so-catholic as well.
10. Dublin, Ireland
This city was once a Viking settlement – you can still see the old Viking castles lying around. In Dublin, the best way to explore the many delights is by bike. Check out the Dublin Castle, Trinity College, Dublin’s many parks and just enjoy the mind-blowing landscape. Don’t forget to visit the famous pubs of Dublin for a pint of laager and Irish folk music by the locals!
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