The 7 Best European Honeymoon Destinations

The 7 Best European Honeymoon Destinations

Planning where to jet off to after saying ‘I do?’ There’s never been more choice when it comes to honeymoons, but when it comes to a mix of city excitement and sun, Europe wins every time. European honeymoon destinations range from pretty islands like Santorini to electric cities such as Paris.

Sip on cocktails and soak up the chicness of the continent at these top honeymoon spots in the Caribbean…

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1. Santorini, Greece

Santorini is actually a group of islands consisting of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni. Beaches with volcanic black or red sand and clear blue waters make this an ideal holiday spot. With the famous Santorini sunsets, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the most romantic European honeymoon destinations.

European honeymoon destinations

2. Amalfi Coast, Italy

The idyllic region of Italy’s Amalfi Coast is a bucket list destination for many.  The Tyrrhenian Sea is a shimmering blue, hilltop villages are dotted with pastel-coloured building and the scent of fresh lemons fills the air.

One of the top European honeymoon destinations in the area is Positano. The hillside town is a riot of sunny colours and flowers, with seaside views and a pretty pebble beach.

Amalfi Coast in European

3. Paris, France

The city of lights offers you an almost unlimited array of things to do. Whether you enjoy museums, old architecture, or grand, iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, you will find lots of things to do in on your honeymoon. It’s not known as the Love City for no reason; wandering through this beautiful city really is romantic.

Paris, France Destination

4. Dalmation Coast, Croatia

Croatia is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, with a dazzling coastline and charming small islands to explore, as well as larger cities. Croatia is a honeymooner’s dream destination. There are beautiful sights to see, amazing panoramic views, lots of great food, and it’s basically just a relaxing place to visit.

Spend a few days in different cities along the coast, such as Hvar, Dubrovnik and the islands of Vis and Korcula.

Dalmation Coast, destinations

5. Venice, Italy

The famous city built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea is a holiday hotspot for celebrities, local Italians and tourists alike. Venice has no roads, just canals, so exploring the city by watertaxi or gondola makes it extra special.

The overall charm as well as the outrageously luxurious waterfront hotels here make it a fairytale city.

Venice destinations

6. Mallorca, Spain

The Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca has always been one of the top spots in the Mediterranean for a nice holiday. It’s also one of the top spots in Europe for a honeymoon that perfectly mixes fun and relaxation.

It has everything you could ever wish, for including pristine beaches, gorgeous hotels and resorts as well as plenty of great nightlife in the main city of Palma. Plus, it’s absolutely beautiful.


7. Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos is a teensy island, but it packs a real punch with culture and nightlife. Throughout the Cyclades, it’s well-known as the “gay party island,” so same sex couples will be sure to have a great time here. It also further offers stunning Byzantine architecture and a little seaside area called “Little Venice.”

Whitewashed buildings, fresh seafood and colourful flowers are on every street, making it super scenic.

European honeymoon destinations

Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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