One of the steps to planning a wedding includes deciding where you will travel to after the wedding day for your romantic honeymoon. Europe is one of the most popular honeymoon spots in the world, so we have come up with a list of the 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe. Europe offers some of the most romantic places to visit in the world. The potential for a magical honeymoon experience in Europe after your wedding is just an opportunity too high to pass up on. We have the best European honeymoon packages which include river cruises and group travel.

Let’s talk about our 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe including Turkey, Iceland, Italy, France, and Germany.

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Turkey

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5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe is Turkey. Turkey is  country with stunning landscapes, Turquoise blue waters, exotic and colorful bazaars to go along with their extraordinary historic sites. Such a cultural place with natural beauty that will compliment your honeymoon very well. If Turkey intrigues you, then look no further than traveling with Cox & Kings because they offer the best turkey honeymoon packages. With Cox & Kings your luxurious group tour begins in the capital city, Istanbul where you will stay for four days in the beautiful Four Seasons Sultanahmet. Your personal guide will make sure that you soak up all of the historic culture and see the Ottoman palaces to the Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar. You will also enjoy a ride on a private yacht down the down the Bosphorus and visit the Gulluoglu Baklavacisi tea room. There you will learn the secrets of real Turkish Baklava! Isn’t that just great? For the remainder of your honeymoon in turkey, you will visit Cappadocia, Sirince Village, Ephesus, Bodrum, and make your way back to Istanbul. A few activities include Gulet sailing, hikes along the Red Valley and being able to enjoy the beautiful sunset with a bottle of wine with your newlywed at romantic places like the Limon Café. Trust us! Turkey is definitely one of the most beautiful luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe and we will always recommend Cox & Kings to explore the country.

Iceland

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If we talk about luxury honeymoon spots, Iceland, one of the world most dramatic natural sights must be included. Following your wedding, visit one of the 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe, Iceland for a week on one of Windstar Cruises luxury Small Ships. One of the places to visit in Iceland on the honeymoon trip is the eastern region of the country, Seydisfjordur to enjoy a Complimentary Windstar Private Event. Mountains Bjólfur and Strandartindur surround the town of singing waterfalls and spectacular characters like the puffin camps. Isn’t that unique? When you arrive in this majestic town, your attention will be drawn to various timber buildings laid around the town. There’s also the well reserved Blaa Kirkja (Blue Church) where your private event begins. Enjoy a concert, dancing, mingling with the locals, having popular local drinks and canapés, including Icelandic delicacies, reindeer meat and Minke whale. Both cuisines are a must for every newlywed to try out at least once when you visit! What else to do in Iceland? Well, you can book an additional excursion with Windstar Cruises so you can see even more of the beautiful landscape in Iceland.

Italy

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You can’t talk about the best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe without mentioning the beautiful country of Italy. One of the most popular countries for lovers due to its romantic and attractive atmosphere. Italy is well known for its majestic architecture, beautiful villages, and great events. For couples getting married, Italy will be the romantic place to visit. The country has cities like Venice that gives inspiration to lovers and of course the gondola ride. It has rich of romantic histories such as Casanova, Romeo and Juliet and Ovid. Don’t forget its great wines and beautiful sunsets. What’s more? Italy has amazing fresh made pasta and numerous Gelato flavors to enjoy.  A honeymoon never to be forgotten! Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Windstar offers a voyage where you can explore not only Italy, but the French Riviera. With this outstanding Italy honeymoon package you will visit and absolutely adore Portofino, La Spezia (Cinque Terre), Florence, Pisa, and Rome with your new love of your life. Imagine holding hands steeling a kiss and seeing ancient monuments and the many beautiful landscapes of Rome.

France

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France is an incredible honeymoon destination. Paris, one of the 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe is the city of lights. There are quite a few other places to have a lovely honeymoon and explore the timeless beauty of France. If you love wine you can experience Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux with Uniworld river cruises for 8 days! Just imagine how romantic it would be to ride a bicycle through the city of Bordeaux or even a private evening tour! Along with excursions along the Route de la Corniche Fleurie, this luxury river cruise is also a treat if you are both foodies. You can taste many regional foods including oyster, caviar, and duck confit on this all-inclusive honeymoon river cruise. You will enjoy their unlimited high-rated wines as well as meet personally with the winemakers. The combination of great wine and food will make this vacation unforgettable for honeymooners. Uniworld offers similar river cruises to luxury honeymoon spots such as Burgundy and Provence, which includes meeting the locals and visiting famous sites as well as local markets.

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If you’re a couple whose top luxury honeymoon ideas include something more like a French guided tour, well Collette or Insight would be more suited for you. You will enjoy the beauty of the Alsace region and travel to Burgundy and Provence through the Colmar canals and the astonishing Strasbourg streets. Your romantic journey will end in the French Riviera, but is that such a bad thing? They will set everything up to fulfill your honeymoon dreams.

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Germany

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The last country on our 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe is none other than Germany. Think about going on a high end river cruise with Avalon Waterways. You and your loved one can explore the splendor of Prague and the Gypsy violins of Budapest as you treasure every moment of the Legendary Danube for 11 days! You set sail from Nuremberg and each stop along the way you will have a guide to help you out. Enjoy the beauty of the Main Danube Canal as you cruise past many stunning locations. If you are or not a beer fan, it doesn’t matter. You have to attend a beer flavoring tour at Benedictine Abbey, and enjoy all the experience of art, music, and culture in Vienna. If you’re looking for something longer for your honeymoon, how about 2 weeks in romantic Germany with Tauck World Discovery? This guided tour will have you taking journeys along yellow roads and seeing many of their medical castles. Germany is a historic company and learning about its iconic cities like Heidelberg, Munich, Frankfurt, Dresden, Potsdam and Berlin will be quite a treat. With Tauck you will also take a private cruise on the Rhine, dine at a romantic Black Forest pudelstein hut; ride a horse-drawn carriage to Bavarian King Ludwig’s fanciful, and have private tours. To the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Each day of the 14 day honeymoon offers something unique and it’s just too much to explain in one blog post. A luxury honeymoon in Germany is a great idea!

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It was hard to give you our 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe as it’s such a big continent with so many magnificent places but we did it. We also have to quickly mention Spain as we have the most luxurious honeymoon packages that include traveling from Barcelona to Rome (Civitavecchia) with Regent Seven Seas.

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If you’re getting married and have any questions about any of our 5 best luxury honeymoon destinations in Europe, please feel free to look at our honeymoon packages, leave a comment or contact us. We will be glad to help!

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