10 European hotel honeymoon destinations

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Le Cagnard

Le Cagnard

Haut-De-Cagnes

This unusual hotel is a clever conversion of medieval houses on the side of a cliff, by the ramparts of this fashionable hill village, inland from Nice.
2
Le Pavillon de la Reine

Le Pavillon de la Reine

Paris

‘Romantically set’ in the Marais, on one of Paris’s loveliest squares, this handsome 17th-century building, with creeper-draped facade and pretty front courtyard, is an elegant hotel.
3
Berghotel Schlossanger Alp

Berghotel Schlossanger Alp

Pfronten

‘Particularly enjoyed’, the Schlachter-Ebert family’s modern chalet-style hotel has a ‘spectacular setting’ amid fields, facing ‘a panorama of peaks’, on the edge of a ski and summer resort in the Allgäu Alps.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • swimming_pool
4
Le Manoir de la Foret

Le Manoir de la Foret

La Ville-Aux-Clercs

Between Orléans and Le Mans, outside a village 18 km north of Vendôme, is this handsome, ivy-covered 19th-century former hunting lodge of Duc de La Rochefoucauld, now owned by Maryse and Guy Redon. 
5
Hotel de Tuilerieen

Hotel de Tuilerieen

Bruges

By the Groeninge museum, 50m from Market Square, Alana Boonen's luxurious little B&B hotel is a 15th-century mansion on one of Bruges’s main canals. 
6
Hotel Monna Lisa

Hotel Monna Lisa

Florence

In the city centre, this Renaissance palace is now a ‘beautiful and gracious’ hotel with ‘stunning’ lounges filled with antiques and art treasures, and neo-classical drawings and sculpture by Giovanni Duprè, an ancestor of the present owners.
7
Berns Hotel

Berns Hotel

Stockholm

A large building by Berzelii Park has, since 1863, contained restaurants, bars and a theatre. Part of it is now this ‘discreet and exclusive’ boutique hotel.
8
Hotel Locarno

Hotel Locarno

Rome

In a quietish street near the Piazza del Popolo, this Art Deco hotel opened in 1925 and later increased its size by extending into an adjacent building.

There’s a romance about Europe that’s simply inescapable.  Picture yourself sipping coffee with a view of the Champs Elysees, holding hands with your new partner across the table in the spring sunshine, or wandering past the Duomo in Florence.  Alternatively, maybe you’re more inclined to spend your trip spa-ing in the mountains of Switzerland, breathing in the mountain air scented with pine or bathing in the golden sunlight of the South of France.  Whatever your dream destination, here’s where to stay with 10 of our top recommendations for European hotel honeymoon destinations…