You cannot go wrong with a honeymoon in France: the romance of Paris, the beauty of the French countryside and some of the finest cuisine (and pastries) in the world! Why not combine the delights of the culturally-rich cities, with skiing in the Alps and relaxing on the beaches by the French Riviera?
Lonely Planet captures the joys of France perfectly: “France is the world’s top tourist destination and for good reason. There’s a lot packed into just one country – artistic and architectural masterpieces, remarkable museums and natural landscapes, and a history harking back far beyond the Romans.”
France celebrates rich cuisine, fine baguettes, macarons and an array of wine and cheeses. France offers up some wonderful dining experiences – featuring inviting bakeries, quaint cafes and fine-dining restaurants in all of its major cities. As such, France is the ideal place for indulgence and relaxation – perfect for recovering from the excitement and stress of the run up to your wedding day.
France is also, of course, a place of culture and style, offering a number of theatres, museums and cultural landmarks for honeymooners’ looking to explore. Paris is also home to a number of quality boutiques, offering indulgences for chic honeymooners.
Paris – the city of love?
Obviously, Paris would be first on anyone’s list of romantic destinations. Dubbed, ‘The
City of Love’ – Paris offers beautifully-romantic cobbled streets, fine dining and the wondrous glow of the Eiffel Tower. Also home to a variety of fine art galleries and museums – making it a hub of culture. The Louvre (home to the Mona Lisa), the Musee D’Orsay, and the Notre Dame Cathedral and L’Arc de Triomphe are some of the most notable cultural masterpieces to visit on your honeymoon in Paris.
Paris boasts a number of luxury hotels, perfect for a romantic experience with all the trimmings. If you’re looking for something more personal, then a number of local apartments can easily be rented using rental sites, such as Airbnb, for the authentic French experience.
What else does France have to offer? The finest places to visit
Provence, in contrast, offers beautiful scenic views, wistful mountains, quaint cafes and fresh countryside air. It’s an ideal place for a relaxing honeymoon. Burgundy is another great place to visit in order to experience the beauty of the French countryside, it’s also home to medieval castles and ruins and some fine vineyards.
France is also home to the snow-capped mountains of the Alps and Pyrenees, perfect if you’re looking to enjoy some skiing on your honeymoon. In contrast, France also offers striking sandy beaches along the French Riviera, which makes for quintessential relaxing honeymoon escape. Rather than picking one single destination, you may like to enjoy the many delights of France, sampling city life, as well as the beaches and the mountains.
France is a place for romance, indulgence and adventure, we couldn’t think of a better place to pick for a honeymoon!