The 19 Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations in Europe
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The travel booking website RoutePerfect.com has released data for the most popular European destinations visited by newlyweds, based on 900,000 holidays booked either through or on the site.
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According to travellers, the most romantic places for a honeymoon include Eastern European cities with fairytale-like architecture, Italian coastal retreats strewn with colourful houses, and vibrant Spanish beach resorts teeming with art and historic attractions.
Here are the top 19 destinations on the continent.
19. Lisbon, Portugal
18. Seveille, Spain
17. Salzburg, Austria
Couples flock to this Alpine destination to take in the dramatic landscapes of snow-topped mountains and marvel at old Baroque architecture. For old school romantics, there are even horse-drawn carriages available for hire.
16. Dublin, Ireland
15. Nice, France
14. Zurich, Switzerland
Couples are drawn to this Swiss city for its old-world charm, scenic mountain and lake views, and arguably the best chocolate in Europe.
13. Madrid, Spain
12. Berlin, Germany
11. Munich, Germany
This Bavarian city is overwhelmed with visitors each autumn for Oktoberfest, but for the rest of the year, it's a picturesque honeymoon destination thanks to its stunning architecture, quaint Old Town, and laid-back beer halls.
10. Florence, Italy
Steeped in history and culture, Florence is favoured by newlyweds for its Renaissance art, delicious cuisine, and romantic views of terracotta rooftops.
9. Vienna, Austria
The backdrop to Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise," this city is the epitome of romance with its elegant cafes (and Viennese desserts), Baroque architecture, and opulent opera houses.