A trip to the mountains is the definition of a perfect honeymoon for a lot of couples. Most love to take off to the mountains to have a cozy time after the wedding. Mountains don’t just have a beautiful and romantic view, they also offer a number of exhilarating activities that you can enjoy with your partner.
While there are a number of mountain destinations across the world that you can choose from, we have shortlisted seven mountain destinations that you can visit for a romantic and fun honeymoon.
1 St Moritz, Switzerland
This is top on our list and is in a beautiful resort town in Switzerland. It is where the concept of winter tourism originated! It is known for its mineral springs and beautiful scenery. You can also enjoy a ride on the Glacier express train. You can enjoy the cool climate during the summers and lots of winter sports activities. You can also enjoy a ride across the Alpine on the cable car. There is also a bobsled club that builds its own path and takes you on a sled ride down the mountain. Do visit the Segantini Museum which displays the work of famous painter Giovanni Segantini.
2 Nagano, Japan
This city is a paradise for mountain lovers. The snow capped mountain of Japan is called the Japanese Alps. Nagaro is filled with beautiful Cherry Blossom trees, which are a beautiful sight during spring. These look even more beautiful during the night. The most popular destination is the Jigokudani Monkey Park, which is home to more than 100 Japanese Macaques. The Kiso Valley in Nagano is lined with traditional wooden inns and has stone-paved paths that the Samurais used! A lot of ski resorts are available in Hakuba in Nagano. Did you know the 1998 winter Olympics was held in Nagano?
3 Berchtesgdaen, Germany
For couples that love adventure Berchtesgaden in Germany can be a fun honeymoon destination. You can go on a hiking trip to the Bavarian Alps. Mount Watzmann is the most beautiful mountain in the region. It has the Lake Konnigsee at its feet and overlooks the valleys below. The lake is located in the centre of Berchtesgaden National park. You can enjoy a peaceful ride with a picturesque view on a paddleboat in the lake. Berchtesgaden is also home to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest which has now been turned into a cozy restaurant.
4 Bariloche, Argentina
Bariloche in Argentina is one of the well-known honeymoon destinations. Located in the Andes, the city has beautiful snowcapped mountains. The place is well known for Nahuel Huapi, the glacial lake. You can try winter sports like skiing and snowboarding in the region. Bariloche also offers hikes and short walks with beautiful waterfalls on the way. All couples can enjoy a stay in any resort in Argentina as it is an LGBT friendly country and is one of the first countries that legalized gay marriages. When visiting Bariloche, don’t forget to relish fresh raspberries dipped in dark and white homemade chocolate and the local Argentina Asado.
5 Stowe, Vermont
Stowe is beautiful year-round and is a perfect romantic honeymoon getaway in Vermont. The city looks its best during the fall due to its magnificent verdure. It is one of the places where you can enjoy a romantic ride in a hot air balloon. You can go for hiking across Mount Mansfield and enjoy several waterfalls across the region. During the winter, Stowe is a great place to go for mountain skiing. The city has some really romantic wooden resorts with a fireplace and hot tubs. Stowe is a culinary delight too and has Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory. Don’t forget to try out the various cheeses and the Vermont beer.
6 Courchevel, France
France is not just about Paris and the Eiffel Tower. France has the beautiful Alps lining it and Courchevel is one such city located in the mountain range. It is one of the biggest linked Ski Areas and has some of the most luxurious chalets. The La Tania town was specifically built for the 1992 winter Olympics. From Skiing to paragliding to hot air ballooning, there are a number of activities that you can enjoy here. The city is also a gastronomical delight and is home to 7 Michelin star restaurants!
7 South Lake Tahoe, California
Located in the southernmost part of Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe is a resort city with a surreal view. The lake is a beautiful place to ski and has hosted the 1960 winter Olympics. They have skiing options for all kinds of skiers. It has a winter sports park and also an Olympic museum. You can also enjoy a Gondola ride up the mountains. Zephyr Cove, Donner lake and the Emerald Bay are some of the popular tourist destinations. It is also a popular summer destination with clear blue water and sandy beaches and lots of outdoor activities to enjoy.