5 Honeymoon Road Trip Ideas:
Alps, Switzerland, Lake Como, South of France & beyond
Hollywood has always portrait the French capital as the "city of love". Not only since Audrey Hepburn. The history, overall beauty of the city with its wonderful architecture, the well-dressed people and the excellent food are already reason enough. But when thinking about a honeymoon in Europe — Paris is not on top of all newlyweds destination list.
For your anniversary trip we want to inspire you for a romantic getaway in the Alps & beyond. Choose the Swiss Alps, the shores of Lake Como or all of it combined into one large European honeymoon tour. The secret to a great honeymoon is: make your journey the destination.
1. SWISS ALPS HONEYMOON ROAD TRIP
Did you know — Audrey Hepburn herself got married at the little chapel on Bürgenstock, Switzerland in 1954. Do it like Audrey and travel comfortably from Paris to Zurich on the French high speed trains in only four hours. The secret capital of Switzerland will be your gateway to experience an outstanding honeymoon in the Swiss Alps.
Spending your honeymoon in Switzerland is always a great choice. Where else can you experience the unspoiled beauty of alpine nature with stunning scenery, heart-throbbing waterfalls, luxurious hotels and dreamy mountain resorts? Here in the Swiss Alps you can experience all together. Our driving tour package includes the most scenic route through the Alps travelled side by side with your partner in the latest supercars of your choice.
Upgrade your honeymoon hotel experience: stay at the legendary 4* Palace Hotel or 5* Superior Bürgenstock Hotel high above Lake Lucerne. It was here at the Bürgenstock that in 1954 Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer got married at the little chapel inside the resort. Today the resorts with its 10.000 m² spa area, in- and outdoor pools, one with infinity edge with breathtaking views of Lake Lucerne is again one of the most exclusive honeymoon resorts in the world.
2. SWISS ALPS & LAKE COMO HONEYMOON ROAD TRIP
Thinking about Italy? For Audrey Hepburn a classic Fiat was fine, to go on a holiday in Italy. We have something little more exciting in mind for your honeymoon trip to Italy:
Travel to Zurich in Switzerland and take the scenic route via the most scenic alpine passes of the Swiss Alps to reach the calm and relaxing atmosphere of Lake Como. The combination of this exciting driving experience in the Alps and the romantic setting of your luxury hotel at Lake Como will make every newlyweds trip a special experience.
Upgrade your honeymoon hotel experience: stay at the beautiful 5* Superior Grandhotel Tremezzo, the Art Nouveau palazzo style hotel with modern chic featuring the most beautiful gardens and a floating pool on Lake Como.
3. BAVARIA HONEYMOON ROAD TRIP
Bavaria always have been an all year round travel destination. During the colder month between November and April, Bavaria is often blessed with tons of snow creating a truly special atmosphere. Just special enough for a romantic honeymoon between snow-capped mountains, lakes and under the high altitude sun.
Travel between Lake Constance in Germany and Salzburg in Austria on the oldest German holiday route running parallel to the Austrian border — the famous German Alpine Road in Bavaria is blessed with beautiful nature and the palaces of Bavaria's last king. Including the most romantic castle in the world: Neuschwanstein.
Upgrade your honeymoon hotel experience: stay at the elegant nature resort 5* Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt on the banks of Lake Tegernsee which has been awarded the "Best Gourmet Resort 2019" by HIDEAWAYS. Stay a second night if you like to enjoy a full day at the 32,000-square-foot luxury 4 Elements Spa by Althoff, featuring Europe’s first all-suite spa.
4. GRAND HONEYMOON ROAD TRIP OF THE ALPS
Can't decide for any of the above honeymoon packages in the Alps? Well, why not combining all of those into one large honeymoon trip of 7 to 14 days. Our GRAND Tour of the Alps is featuring the Austrian & Italian Tyrol, Bavaria in Germany and the Swiss Alps including all the important attractions including up to 10 scenic tours, 12 alpine passes and 6 romantic castles.
Feel free to include a day or two at Lake Como and pick and choose from the many other optional drives available. We make sure that every hotel is an exclusive experience to prove worthy of your honeymoon. Expect incredible spa's, fantastic service and much more form a luxury honeymoon in the Alps.
5. SOUTH OF FRANCE HONEYMOON ROAD TRIP
The sea-side resort of Cannes at the French Riviera is less the six hours away from the French capital in the north. Take the high-speed train from Paris to reach the town at the shimmering Côte D'Azur.
The next day, drive the scenic route via the Mediterranean Alps into lovely Provence. Experience countless stunning views while travelling the most scenic route of the region.
Upgrade your honeymoon hotel experience: stay at the 5* Superior La Coquillade Luxury Resort a former 13th-century wine-making village, perched on a hill overlooking the Luberon national park. The spa and wellness was awarded the "Best Luxury Spa Retreat France" by World Luxury Awards in 2019.