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The Ultimate Guide to European Honeymoon Destinations

Are you planning your dream honeymoon in Europe but feeling overwhelmed by the countless options available? Look no further! As a seasoned travel expert specializing in European destinations, I've curated the ultimate list of the top ten European honeymoon destinations just for you.


Europe is a continent filled with romance, charm, and beauty, making it the perfect destination for couples looking to celebrate their love. From sun-soaked beaches to charming cities and breathtaking landscapes, Europe provides an array of romantic experiences that are sure to create unforgettable memories.


Whether you're dreaming of relaxing on the sun-drenched shores of the Amalfi Coast, exploring the historic streets of Paris, or watching the sunset over the Aegean Sea in Santorini, Europe has something for every couple. So, grab your passport, pack your bags, and let's set off to discover the most romantic destinations Europe has to offer!


Amalfi Coast, Italy

Nestled along the southern coast of Italy, the Amalfi Coast is a mesmerizing destination for couples seeking romance and jawdropping scenery. With its dramatic cliffs, pastel-colored villages, and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Amalfi Coast is sure to steal your heart. We always suggest to our couples sightseeing enchanting towns like Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi, where you can wander hand in hand through narrow cobblestone streets, sample delicious Italian cuisine, and soak up the Mediterranean sun on gorgeous beaches. Don't miss the chance to take a romantic boat trip along the coast or enjoy a leisurely drive along the scenic Amalfi Drive, one of the most picturesque roads in the world.

Honeymoon in Amalfi Coast

Capri, Italy

Located just off the coast of Naples, the island of Capri is a luxurious and romantic destination that's perfect for honeymooners. With its exquisite beaches, crystal-clear waters, and dramatic coastline, Capri is the ultimate honeymoon paradise. Fill your days lounging on beautiful beaches like Marina Piccola and Faraglioni, explore the island's quaint towns, and take a scenic boat ride to the famous Blue Grotto, where you can swim in the glowing blue waters of this natural sea cave. Seize the moment to enjoy a romantic dinner overlooking the magnificent Marina Grande or watch the sunset from the Gardens of Augustus.


Santorini, Greece

Renowned for its grand sunsets, impressive architecture, and romantic atmosphere, Santorini is a must-visit destination for honeymooners. Perched on the edge of a volcanic caldera, the island has unforgettable views of the Aegean Sea, whitewashed buildings, and colorful sunsets that are sure to take your breath away. Explore the delightful villages of Oia, Fira, and Imerovigli, known for their narrow cobblestone streets, delicious Greek cuisine, and idyllic sandy shores perfect for soaking up the sun. Take leisurely walks, indulge in local delicacies, and relax by the beach for a truly an amazing retreat. We highly recommend taking a romantic sunset cruise around the island or enjoy a wine tasting tour at one of Santorini's many vineyards for the perfect honeymoon memory.


Crete, Greece

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers a perfect blend of romance and adventure for honeymooners. Known for their beaches, crystal-clear waters, and small towns, Crete is the perfect destination for couples looking to relax and unwind in paradise. A honeymoon to Crete is not complete until you’re soaking up the rays on beaches like Elafonissi and Balos, explore ancient ruins like the Palace of Knossos and the Venetian Fortress of Rethymno, and indulge in delicious Greek cuisine at seaside tavernas. Our personal favorite to recommend to couples is a Greek Cuisine and Olive Oil tour, it’s a great way to immerse yourself in the Greek culture. Lastly, a must-do on this Greek isle is chartering a boat for the day to explore the island of Spinalonga or hike through the dramatic landscapes of Samaria Gorge.


Paris, France

Known as the City of Love, Paris is the ultimate honeymoon destination for couples looking to indulge in romance, culture, or history. From its iconic landmarks and world-class museums to its charming streets and delicious cuisine, Paris offers never-ending opportunities for romance and adventure. Take a romantic cruise along the Seine River, visit iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum, and enjoy a leisurely stroll through famous parks like the Luxembourg Gardens and the Tuileries Garden. At Travel Queen, we take great pleasure in making reservations for our honeymooners to indulge in delicious French cuisine at a sidewalk café or enjoy a romantic dinner at one of Paris's many Michelin-starred restaurants.

Paris Anniversary Trip

Mykonos, Greece

With its vibrant nightlife, pristine coastlines, and dreamy whitewashed buildings, Mykonos is the perfect destination for couples looking to party and relax in equal measure. Pass your time relaxing on sun-kissed beaches like Paradise Beach and Super Paradise Beach, explore the island's villages like Mykonos Town and Ano Mera, and dance the night away at one of its legendary beach clubs. Mykonos is also known for their sunset cruises around the island and enjoying a delicious seafood dinner at a seaside taverna.


Florence, Italy

Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a city that oozes romance at every turn. From its historical architecture and world-class art galleries to its characteristic streets and delicious cuisine, Florence is the perfect destination for couples looking to immerse themselves in history, culture, and romance. Take a romantic stroll along the Ponte Vecchio, visit iconic landmarks like the Duomo and the Uffizi Gallery, and enjoy outstanding views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Don't forget to indulge in a romantic dinner at one of Florence's many trattorias, where you can sample delicious Tuscan dishes paired with local wines.

Madeira, Portugal

Located off the coast of Portugal, Madeira is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. Its lush forests, spectacular waterfalls, and rugged coastline offer plenty of outdoor activities and romantic adventures. Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring landscapes, visit quaint towns, and unwind on pristine sandy beaches. Be sure to take a romantic cable car ride up to the charming village of Monte or enjoy a wine tasting tour at one of Madeira's many vineyards.



Nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is a hidden gem just waiting to be discovered by honeymooners. With its historic cities, ancient temples, and Instagrammable beaches, Malta gives the perfect blend of romance and adventure. Discover the vibrant streets of Valletta, delve into ancient sites like the Hypogeum and the Mnajdra Temples, and unwind on striking beaches such as Golden Bay and Ramla Bay during your stay. Make sure to seize the opportunity to take a day cruise to the famed Blue Lagoon, where you can enjoy crystal-clear waters and dazzling sights. Additionally, explore the local fishing villages of Marsaxlokk and Marsalforn for an authentic taste of Maltese culture.


Lucerne, Switzerland

Surrounded by the breathtaking Swiss Alps, Lucerne is a picture-perfect destination for couples looking to escape to the mountains. With its stunning lake, old town charms, and captivating scenery, Lucerne offers limitless experiences for romance and adventure. Take in the highlights of this famous town by cruising Lake Lucerne at sunset, exploring the city's historic landmarks like the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument, and hiking through the surrounding mountains. Do not skip on enjoying a romantic dinner at one of Lucerne's many lakeside restaurants or take a panoramic train ride through the Swiss countryside.

A Switzerland Romantic Escape

Final Thoughts

With its astonishing scenery, picturesque cities, and rich history, Europe offers an array of unforgettable honeymoon destinations that are perfect for celebrating your love and beginning your journey together as a married couple.


Whether you're dreaming of relaxing on the sun-drenched beaches of the Amalfi Coast, exploring the historic streets of Paris hand in hand, or soaking up the sunsets in Santorini, Europe has something to for every couple.


From the romantic ambiance of Florence to the vibrant nightlife of Mykonos, the lush landscapes of Madeira to the historic charm of Malta, and the majestic beauty of Lucerne, Europe has endless options for honeymooners.


So why wait? Start planning your dream honeymoon today and make memories that will last a lifetime in one of Europe's most enchanting destinations!


Ready to begin your honeymoon planning? Reach out to the honeymoon planners at Travel Queen LLC! As experts in all things honeymoon travel, we know what it takes to create the ultimate romantic getaway. Let us help create your dream honeymoon!

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