Where to Honeymoon in Spain

The only thing sweeter than the wedding is going on a honeymoon where you and your spouse can finally get some rest and properly spend time together as the newlyweds.

Spain is known for great weather, a fun night scene, delicious food, and cultural activities like bullfighting. If you’re thinking about going there for the honeymoon, here’s the list of the most popular Spanish cities.

View over the city of Barcelona

1. Barcelona

Probably the best-known place in Spain, more popular than Madrid and Ibiza, which are, let’s be honest, pretty popular. Whether you plan to visit Sagrada Familia or walk on Las Ramblas, you’ll have a great time if you choose Barcelona as your honeymoon destination.

Aside from these well-known sites, you can also visit The Jewish Quarter, The Magic Fountain and Jardines de Joan Maragall, just to name a few. Also, the nightlife is very rich There are also a lot of affordable options, so before you decide to book a ticket and accommodation, make sure you’ve got the best deal for yourself and your spouse.

2. Madrid

Aside from being one of the most breathtaking capital cities in Europe, Madrid is also very romantic which makes it an ideal candidate for honeymoon destinations.

There’s nothing more romantic than strolling alongside Madrid Río, and when you wish to have a rest, you can treat yourselves with a glass of wine at one of the terraces overlooking the river. In addition, you can also go to the rooftop of the Círculo de Bellas Artes, which is a cultural center that also boasts one of the most stunning views of Madrid.

After you’re done admiring the view and exploring the center, you can relax on the sofas with some wine, while enjoying the sunset. Madrid also has a lot of green parks with charming lakes where you can see swans and rowboat with your honey.

3. Valencia

Valencia is the third biggest city in Spain, and probably not the first place that crosses your mind when you plan romantic excursions. However, this city has a lot to offer — great music, delicious food, a lot of greenery and stunning architecture.

You can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the Old Town while walking cobbled alleys before you decide to have a drink in one of the cute pavement cafes. And if you want a full romantic experience, then you cannot miss The Puente de Los Flores (Bridge of flowers), where you can even sit on the bench while admiring the view. If that’s not enough, then feel free to go to the Botanical Gardens where you’ll find a lot of exotic plants, succulents, and other sweet-smelling flowers.

Malaga honeymoon

4. Malaga

This Mediterranean gem of a city is the most-populous southern place in Europe and also the sixth largest city in Spain. It’s no surprise that it’s a very popular vacation spot for tourists from all over the world. It is home to lovely beaches and a lot of rooftop terraces where you can enjoy the sunset while looking at the sea.

Additionally, you can visit one of the many spas that offer relaxing massages and baths. One of the most famous spas is Hammam Al-Andalus, an idyllic place with Arab baths.

Aside from the city itself, you can also visit the white villages nearby Malaga, where you and your beau can walk the narrow streets while holding hands and also enjoy the lovely view from atop.

5. Granada

Granada is probably best-known for the gorgeous Alhambra palace, which is also a great representation of the rich Basque culture. The best time to visit the palace is in the sunset when it’s less crowded, so you can have a picnic while watching the sunset turn the palace walls coral pink. In case that Alhambra palace isn’t enough, you can also visit Generalife, another stunning summer palace with beautiful gardens.

Besides palaces, there’s also The Cathedral of Granada, that dates back to the 16th century. If you’re more into casual activities, you can always hop to Paseo de Los Tristes, where you can enjoy some beer with tapas. For all the foodies, there are many food markets in every residential area. Alcaiceria Market is probably the best place in Granada where you can get traditional North African spices, herbs, and teas.

Spain is probably the only European country that is still home to Arabic architectural sensuality and Western Christian aesthetics. Whichever destination you choose, make sure to use the most of it. It’s easy to be romantic while you’re on the honeymoon with the one you love, but take some time to enjoy beaches, architecture, and food while celebrating the start of a new chapter of your life.

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