Everyone knows that the best part about getting married is planning your honeymoon (once you’ve figured out the spouse of course…)! Choosing the perfect destination is so important, and it can also be pretty stressful! It needs to be romantic and exciting but also convenient and affordable. Today is your lucky day because we’ve done all of the hard research for you and chosen some amazing itineraries for all of you considering planning a trip to France for your dream honeymoon. We will have you gazing at the sunset, sipping champagne and singing La Vie en Rose in no time!
Classic French Honeymoon: 10 day trip
We know, it’s a cliché, but only because it’s true. Paris is the city of lights and love. A Paris honeymoon offers sophistication, romance, culture and fine dining. The cozy cafes, the romantic streets, the Eiffel tower… a perfect backdrop to a magical honeymoon.
The Loire Valley
The Loire Valley offers the full romantic French experience. Located a short ride away from Paris, The Loire Valley boasts castles, towers, chateaux and vineyards. It is a landscape of stunning natural beauty, picturesque villages and lush green hills. No wonder the Loire Valley is called the “Garden of France.”
Normandy region is as scenic as it is serene. Known for its fine Camembert cheese and tasty apples, Normandy is dotted with farmhouses and lush green meadows, beautiful beaches and medieval remains. It truly has something for everybody and will make you feel the French charm like nowhere else.
Romantic Provence Honeymoon: 14 Day trip
Nice la Belle or ‘Nice the Beautiful’ is located on the French Riviera. Take a stroll along the coastline, or wander through the medieval streets of the old quarter. Make sure you visit Castle Hill for some breathtaking sunset views, or take a picnic basket full of lovely things on a day trip to La Reserve. Planning a trip to France can be as romantic as you make it!
Explore the charming hilltop village of Eze. This tiny town is home to ancient cobbled streets, winding alleyways, and breathtaking sea views. If you have saved up for the perfect honeymoon, be sure to check out Château Eza, one of the world’s most romantic hotels!
Of course, no trip to the Provence Region would be complete without visiting glamorous Monte Carlo, an easy 40-minute drive from Nice. By day you can head to the grand square in front of the Prince’s palace, and by night dress up in your finest and pay a visit to the famous casino. And if you’re up for some exploring, you are certain to find some spectacular views up some or other stone staircase around town!
From Nice, take the scenic route along the Verdon River towards the beautiful town of Avignon. While staying in Avignon, you can enjoy day trips to stunning natural and ancient historic sites. Make sure to visit Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River. You can also explore the picturesque agricultural town of Orange, home to a wealth of ancient Roman architecture.
Cassis, Cannes, St Tropez
The stunning sea-side resort towns of Cassis, Saint Tropez, and Cannes are known for their popularity among the rich and famous, thanks to their idyllic beaches and luxurious romantic resorts. You could spend your days basking in the sun, taking long romantic walks through exquisite national parks, and strolling the streets taking in all of the beautiful architecture. These exquisite and laid back towns are a must-see when planning a trip to France.