Isn’t love the greatest? Sure, Romeo and Juliet had their thing going on. Yeah, Beyonce and Jay-Z are basically perfect in every way. Of course, Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell make our hearts melt, and Homer and Marge made us believe that love can exist even in the most dysfunctional of marriages – but we still believe that our love trumps them all. Because you’re basically the best thing since sliced bread (you’re so welcome), you deserve the honeymoon that reflects just how romantic you are. So why not choose a romantic European getaway?
If you haven’t Googled what Santorini looks like, you need to stop what you’re doing and do that right now. We’re serious. As one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe, Santorini features beautiful white-washed houses, striking blue roofs, cobbled streets, impressive views, and (most importantly) yummy Greek food. Not only will you get to bask in the beauty of your new husband or wife, but you will also get to bask in the beauty of Santorini. It’s a win-win situation.
I mean, you knew this one was going to come up on the list, right? Venice is arguably one of the most romantic destinations in the world, and perfect for newlywed couples to become even more enchanted with each other. Take a relaxing gondola-ride down the narrow waterways, visit some of the most impressive churches and cathedrals known to man, take a trip over to Murano and Burano to take in all of the colors, and finish your day off with a good ol’ pizza and a scoop (or ten) of gelato.
If you’re used to the finer things in life, you might want to take yourself to wear the beautiful Grace Kelly found her fairytale ending. With a whole host of glitz, glamour, and luxury, Monaco is the perfect romantic European getaway for couples who are looking to relax their days away. Sip cocktails on the beach, take a yacht out into the ocean, spend time in your lavish hotel, or walk the Grand Prix racetrack if that’s your thing. Just remember your pocket money…
There are many couples who just can’t decide what they want from a honeymoon. On the one hand, they want to laze on a beach and relax with their new husband or wife. On the other hand, they want to see what the city has to offer! So, what do you do? Well, Sicily is the perfect option for you. This Italian island features beautiful beaches and bustling cities which means you can explore the best of both worlds. As if that wasn’t cool enough, the food is bellissimo!
Lord Byron once called Dubrovnik “The Pearl of the Adriatic” – which means it’s kind of a big deal. As the setting for many Game of Thrones episodes, Dubrovnik is the perfect mix of beautiful beaches, baroque buildings, and intense barricades. Walk the walls of Dubrovnik as you hold the hand of your loved one, and chill out with views of the Adriatic Sea. Although you might want to be warned… because you won’t want to go home.
Although you can go skiing or bungee jumping for your honeymoon, you might not thank yourself when you have a broken leg. So, keep it simple and keep it romantic! If you’re stuck on places to go, you need not look any further. These romantic honeymoon destinations in Europe should be right up your street.