Traveling to Paris or Venice for your honeymoon is overrated. The newest trend is to explore unusual destinations that people know very little about. Unconventional traveling – especially for a honeymoon – is adventurous, puzzling, and at the same time rewarding. Choose a place you can remember for a lifetime, and become a hungry explorer. Sweden has everything you could possibly wish for – idyllic beach resorts, wine estates, luxury safari lodges, spectacular mountains, and breathtaking cities. Spend an unforgettable honeymoon, and check out the following destinations:
Start your Swedish adventure exploring Stockholm. The capital city spans on 14 islands that are all connected by 57 astounding bridges. Leaving aside the world class nightclubs and sleek design, the avant-garde city is famous for its royal heritage, classic Swedish architecture, waterways, and abundant greenery. Stockholm is packed with museums, entertainment and attractions for all its avid travelers. The best attractions for honeymooners are the castles – Gronsoo & Orebro. Both reveal amazing facts about the city’s cultural power and centuries’ worth history.
Next on your list should be Siljan, one of the largest and most beautiful lakes in Sweden. Located in the heart of the country, Siljan Lake is a perfect spot for couples that want to enjoy sheer peace and tranquility on their honeymoon. Nature lovers will fall in love with the scenery, especially in the summer when the weather is warm and surrounding area is covered in abundant vegetation.
One of Sweden’s best attractions is Lovö Island. It is located about 11 km away from Stockholm, and it is famous for its incredible Drottningholm Palace. The whole island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and even though there aren’t many things you can see here, many couples prefer it because it’s quiet and peaceful – just what they need to enjoy a romantic escapade. The palace has a fairytale-like allure travelers will adore. It dates to the 17th century and it is home to Sweden’s Royal Family. In the summer, the Palace Theatre within Drottningholm still holds performances. If you happen to be there around that time of the year, make sure to check them out.
Stockholm is a city like no other. Some call is “Venice of the North” because it incorporates over 30,000 islands. There’s water everywhere you look, so renting a boat and exploring them is a great way to spend quality time with your spouse. Many of the islands are inhabited, and you’ll have the chance to see lots of summerhouses made of yellow timber. Some are deserted, yet still worth checking out. Enjoy the adventure and visit places people haven’t yet to set foot on. Take some time to appreciate the natural surroundings, enjoy the romance, and go home with unforgettable memories from Sweden.
Founded in AD980, Sigtuna is Sweden’s first town ever created. The idyllic village still preserves that all-natural, rugged allure from the Viking era. Nestled along Lake Mälaren, Sigtuna is surrounded by lush vegetation and breathtaking scenery. Honeymooners will have the chance to know more about the whole’s country’s history, customs and traditions. Onsite, there are lots of ruins, old buildings, and medieval churches that remind of Sweden in the old days. By car, travelers can get to Sigtuna in less than 45 minutes. There are many lodges and luxury accommodation facilities you can try out. All of them provide outstanding views of Lake Mälaren and its surroundings.
Brimming with roses, ruined churches and cobblestone streets, Visby is one of Sweden’s most beautiful hidden jewels. It is located on Gotland Island, and it draws many international travelers hunting for a different travel experience. Exploring the town is a trip that you’ll remember for a lifetime. Everything is Visby will make you forget about your modern life back home. Most buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries. Some call this place the “pearl of the Baltic” because it’s wild and natural – a perfect blend of old and new. The people are happy here, and you’ll come across a homey ambiance that will make your honeymoon truly unforgettable.
Some people know Lapland as Santa’s home town. For others, it’s just a place with lots of snow and spectacular natural attractions. Kiruna is Sweden’s most northern town. It borders Finland and Norway, and in the winter, it is absolutely breathtaking. In the summer, you can admire the Midnight Sun whereas in the months of December, you might just spot the Aurora Borealis. Regardless of the season, Kiruna is a honeymoon destination that doesn’t just look different; it feels different too.
Can you imagine waking up in the middle of the night, looking up the window and seeing the sun? That’s something you don’t see every day back home. If you want to lodge in the area, the Ice Hotel is 17 km away from Kiruna. Onsite, travelers can explore the Lapland Railroad, Abisko National Park, as well as Sweden’s most beautiful mountain range, Kenbnekaise.
Malmö is Sweden’s third largest and most beautiful city. It has a contemporary, progressive feel that will make you love it almost instantly. Home to the Scandinavian Peninsula’s tallest building, Malmö packs lots of edgy museums and parks, cozy accommodation, and chic bistros. In case you didn’t know, there’s a bridge that links it to Copenhagen in Denmark. Öresund Bridge is breathtaking, so it’s no wonder that Malmö has now become Sweden’s multicultural metropolis.
Sweden is vast, multicultural, and packs lots of amazing places of interest and attractions. Honeymooners hunting for a diverse mix of romance and fun will find this country an ideal destination for their first trip as a married couple. The best holidays in Sweden are the ones that cover its islands, cities, lakes, museums, people, customs and traditions. Don’t miss anything out if you want your trip to be memorable. Make plans in advance, and book flights and accommodation ahead of time. This way you save a few hundred and you’ll be able to enjoy the journey of your dreams on a budget too.