Honeymoon in Eastern Europe: 5 Things You Must Know

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Eastern Europe may not be the first place that comes to mind when you are considering where to go for your honeymoon. Like every honeymooner you want a destination that is memorable and unique. It is for these exact reasons that you should consider the following Eastern European destinations. The eastern side of Europe is completely different to the western side, the cultures, beliefs and societies are worlds apart. The countries which make up the eastern hemisphere are as varied in geography and culture as they are in temperature; the warmest countries enjoy a Mediterranean climate.

Hungary has the most beautiful cycle routes

It may be surprising to know that Hungary has an abundance of cycle routes and is the perfect destination for those who wish to explore its tranquil beauty on their own. For those that love architecture it is simply imperative that you visit Budapest; there you can witness a huge array of buildings, many of which are famous around the world. Hungary stays true to its roots and it is still possible to find fine examples of embroidery, pottery, mural paintings and carvings from wood or bone. It is an adventurous country where you can bird watch, hike, go canoeing or caving, windsurfing or even ride a horse across the beach.

Eastern European Honeymoons for Indian couples

Greece and it’s amazing beaches

Many people associate a holiday to Greece or one of its outlying islands as a beach holiday. There are certainly an abundance of beaches; however, there are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy a more active holiday. Couples can trek in the mountains and then enjoy some winter sports. Greece is known as one of the cheapest destinations for those who enjoy skiing. The climate is truly Mediterranean; hot summers and wet winters. The best islands off the coast of Greece are Crete and Cyprus; both islands are independent countries and steeped in history and mystical beauty.

Poland’s magnificent culture

Poland has something to offer everyone and a honeymoon here will be an experience of a life time. For those that love culture it is essential to visit Krakow in the north of the country, it is famous for its culture and is also a world heritage site. Along the coast of the country bordering the Baltic Sea are some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  They are full of white sand bordering a deep blue ocean. This coastline is also famous for the amber that naturally appears here and is used to make fine jewels – perhaps the perfect souvenir of your honeymoon. There are also plenty of stunning forests and lakes to explore for those who prefer to be in the great outdoors.

Croatia, Europe’s most idyllic retreat

Croatia borders the Adriatic Sea and has often been described as one of the most breathtaking places in Europe. The long coastline provides access to the thousand plus islands, each one a potential romantic getaway for just two. There are beach resorts and traditional fishing villages in abundance; all offer a taste of the traditional mixed with the chance of adventure.


Although this is one of the smallest countries in Eastern Europe it is also one of the most beautiful. Anyone looking for an active holiday will love hiking through the countryside, stopping to enjoy the thermal baths and witness the abundance of castles and vineyards. It is also known as one of the greenest countries in Eastern Europe and enjoys a status of being one of the most bio diverse countries in the world. A visit here must include a trip to the famous Lake Bled with the tropical castle sat on its shores. The country offers something to do regardless of the time of year and guarantees to give you memories which will last a lifetime.

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Eastern Europe is marvelous. There are so many things to see and do while there. The different cultures, the beaches, and attractions will certainly make your honeymoon unforgettable. Whether you’re hunting for organized package holidays to Norway or you’d rather stick to Greece and its beautiful beaches, there’s no doubt that Eastern Europe has something for everyone. Dare to travel to these surreal places, and relish in their natural attractions.

Guest Bio: This post was contributed by Edward Francis. You can read his other posts on our site here and here.

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