Where to go on a honeymoon in February

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Martí Micolau

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Although February may seem like a strange month to get married and to go on honeymoon, since summer is usually preferred, in reality it is a period that leaves a lot of choice between Italian or European winter and summer in different parts of the world.
Furthermore February is also a fairly cheap month to travel in Italy and Europe, while for hot destinations it is their high season and consequently you will go to spend a little more. Of course, it all depends on what you are looking for and the budget you have available. Here are our various proposals for your honeymoon in February!


  1. Honeymoon in February around the world
  2. Honeymoon in February in Europe
  3. Honeymoon in February in Italy
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Honeymoon in February around the world

1 - United States and Mexico

A trip to the United States, and in particular to the cities of New York and Miami, is many people's dream. These two cities will amaze you with their vitality, giving you an energetic honeymoon that will end in total relaxation in Playa del Carmen, one of the most popular destinations in Mexico.

In New York you will go to discover the city between the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square and the beautiful skyline of skyscrapers. Of course, the cruise to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island is a must.

We then move to Florida, where three days await you between Miami and the lively Miami Beach peninsula with long beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean. Here the fun is guaranteed! Don't miss out on an excursion to Everglades Park, including crocodiles and airboat rides. Enjoy the sea by day and the nightlife.

Finally, reach Mexico to start the relaxing part of your honeymoon in Playa del Carmen. The location is located on the Mayan Riviera, in the Yucatan Peninsula, overlooking the Caribbean Sea, which means that this stay offers you the opportunity to discover the many Mayan sites nearby or simply relax in the beautiful Caribbean waters. An all-inclusive excursion to Chichén Itzá, Cenote Ik Kil and Valladolid, a very must of the place, is absolutely worth doing.

  • Main cities and places: New York, Miami, Playa del Carmen
  • duration: 11 days / 10 nights (3 nights New York, 2 nights Miami, 5 nights Playa del Carmen)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to New York starting from € 321,00 -
  • Hotel starting from € 74,00 per room -

2 - Bali and Thailand

The island of Bali, in the fascinating Indonesia, combined with the wonderful Thai islands and the whirling Bangkok, will be a journey in the name of earthly and underwater nature but also to discover oriental architecture and culture.

It starts from Bali with the first 3 days in Nusa Dua, a small peninsula in the south famous for its beautiful beaches. The must is a complete excursion to Ubud and Tanah Lot, to see the Temple overlooking the sea and the views of Ubud, from the rice fields to the monkey forest, passing through magnificent palaces and ancient temples.

Then we move to Bangkok where a crazy tour of opulent temples, night markets and street food awaits you. By the way, take a tour of Damnoen Saduak and Maeklong floating markets. Don't be impressed by the chaos of the capital, because you are about to relax on the paradisiacal white beaches of the islands of the gulf.
You get to Koh Samui and Koh Tao! Here the waters are crystal clear and rich in coral reefs, while the hinterland is an expanse of rainforest. The most popular excursions are in fact the 4x4 jungle safari and snorkeling days!

  • Main cities and places: Nusa Dua, Ubud, Bangkok, Koh Samui, Koh Tao
  • duration: 16 days / 15 nights (3 nights in Nusa Dua, 3 nights in Ubud, 2 nights in Bangkok, 3 nights in Koh Samui, 4 nights in Koh Tao)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Bali from € 415,00 -
  • Hotel starting from € 39,00 per room -

3 - Jordan and the United Arab Emirates

A honeymoon that combines two such different destinations, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, is an excellent opportunity to discover the history of an ancient country, combining it with the luxury of cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The journey starts from the Amman Citadel and its Mosques. Then, plan a 3-day tour of Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea. You can thus discover the historic site of Petra, among the seven wonders of the world, the Wadi Rum desert and the salty waters of the Dead Sea.
After the tour of Jordan and the relaxing day at the spa, it is time to embark on more eventful days, leaving for the cities of the Arab Emirates.

It starts from Dubai to discover its skyscrapers such as the Burj Khalifa and the Burj al-Arab, the Dubai Fountains, the Jumeirah Mosque and the famous Palm Islands with their beaches. Don't miss a desert safari with Bedouin dinner, sandboarding and camel ride!
We continue with a 1-day excursion to Abu Dhabi, where the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Louvre of Abu Dhabi, and the two quiet islets Nurai Island and Al Lulu Island are not to be missed to relax a bit between the various visits of the attractions.

  • Main cities and places: Amman, Dubai, Abu Dhabi
  • duration: 10 days / 9 nights (3 nights in Amman, 3 nights in Dubai, 3 nights in Abu Dhabi)
  • Budget (fee per person): Medium (fee between € 1.500 and 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Amman from € 171,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 13,00 per room -

4 - Sri Lanka and Maldives

A journey that can be as adventurous as it is luxurious and relaxing! Sri Lanka and Maldives are two destinations that will make you live a dream made of crystal clear sea and tranquility, mixed with the discovery of beautiful landscapes and interesting cultures.

The honeymoon begins in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, located on the west coast. From here arrange a day tour to Sigiriya and Dambulla. Then, according to your preferences, you can choose whether to continue with an adventurous traveling journey to discover places such as the Nuwara Eliya Plateau and national parks such as Yala and Minneriya, or rush to one of the best seaside destinations, for example Unawatuna and Trincomalee , where you can also organize a Whale Watching excursion for the observation of Blue Whales.

The journey continues in the Maldivian capital Malè, excellent as a base as it is very equipped with services such as local agencies that organize excursions to the various atolls to discover the coral reef that surrounds them. For the rest, all you have to do is enjoy days of pure relaxation in a beautiful resort pampering yourself with wellness treatments, massages on the beach and rich buffets of typical food.

  • Main cities and places: Colombo, Trincomalee, Malè
  • duration: 10 days / 9 nights (2 nights in Colombo, 3 nights in Trincomalee, 4 nights in Malè)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Colombo starting from € 394,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 45,00 per room -

5 - Bahamas: Nassau and Exuma

The Bahamas are a coral archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean made up of over 700 islands and on this trip we will discover the capital Nassau and the district of Exuma, a secondary archipelago of the Bahamas.

Once in Nassau you will spend the first half of your honeymoon here. Spend a day discovering the colonial city founded by the British of which some forts and characteristic colorful buildings remain, located mainly on Bay Street, the main shopping street. The rest of the days can be busy from the beautiful southern beaches such as Love Beach and Jaws Beach, from Paradise Island located just in front of the city, or from the dolphin search in the nearby atolls Balmoral Island and Blue Lagoon. Book a snorkeling catamaran tour of the coral reef, where they will also offer you a nice glass of Bahamense rum punch!

The remaining days will instead be spent in Exuma, a natural atoll, the largest of the other 365 nearby islets, from which daily boat excursions depart to take you snorkeling and diving among the colorful coral reefs of Caribbean waters. Do not miss a visit to Pig Beach, an island uninhabited by man but populated by a colony of friendly pigs who have learned to live with tourists!

  • Main cities and places: Nassau and Exuma
  • duration: 11 days / 10 nights (5 nights in Nassau and 5 nights in Exuma)
  • Budget (fee per person): medium (between € 1.500 and € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Nassau starting from € 524,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b in Nassau starting from € 108,00 per room -

Honeymoon in February in Europe

1 - Eastern capitals: Prague, Warsaw, Riga, Bratislava, Budapest

Often underestimated cities, the capitals of Eastern Europe know how to give emotions! February, although the Christmas period has now passed, during which they offer the best of themselves, it is still a good month to discover these places so fascinating and full of history. Furthermore, this itinerary requires a low budget thanks to the low cost connections with Italy and the average cost of living compared to other European destinations.
Choosing the cities to visit is always difficult, but usually for a trip lasting an average of 10 days, it is worth opting for the main capitals, spending two nights for each one.

Let yourself be enchanted by Prague, take a tour with entrance and guide to Prague Castle and visit the city's must-sees, without forgetting to shower your days with good beer.
Then move to Warsaw, get lost in its squares and its museums; Riga, Latvia, will surprise you with its colorful buildings, while in Bratislava you will visit the Stare Mesto district, the Old Town, and the splendid Bratislava Castle, on a panoramic hill.
Finally Budapest it will make you roll your eyes in front of its royalty, with the imposing Parliament Building overlooking the beautiful Danube. Stroll through the historic center, take a romantic cruise on the Danube, but above all, relax one day at the Széchenyi Thermal Baths: in winter, with the cold and maybe even the snow outside, being immersed in these warm thermal waters is the best! An advice? Buy the 1-day priority pass, the queues in winter are endless!

  • Main cities and places: Prague, Warsaw, Riga, Bratislava, Budapest
  • duration: 11 days / 10 nights (2 nights in Prague, 2 nights in Warsaw, 2 nights in Riga, 2 nights in Bratislava, 2 nights in Budapest)
  • Budget (fee per person): low (between € 1.000 and € 1.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Prague from € 33,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 76,00 per room -

2 - Cruise in the Norwegian Fjords

Another excellent type of travel to spend your honeymoon is the cruise, the best way to visit wonderful places and in the meantime relax and have fun on board.
February does not leave much choice among the seaside destinations of Europe, but on the other hand is the perfect month to visit the north, for example Norway and its thousands of Fjords spread over 100.915 kilometers of coastline, a natural attraction included in the UNESCO World Heritage.

Each fjord and each country offer natural scenery with different characteristics with the chance to spot seals, eagles and whales, but most of all in February it will not be difficult to find yourself in front of the beautiful spectacle of the Northern Lights. There are many companies that carry out this itinerary but not all of them give the possibility to go down and up during the route stopping for a few days on the ground at will. The Norwegian postal Hurtigruten is the only ship to offer this interesting 6 to 12 day option, ideal for visiting your favorite places at your own pace, departing and returning to Bergen to the south or Kirkeness to the north and stopping at many renowned ports such as Alesund, Bodo and Tromso.

  • Main cities and places: Bergen, Alesund, Bodo, Tromso and Kirkeness
  • duration: 12 days / 13 nights (1 night in Bergen, 1 night cruise, 2 nights in Alesund, 1 night cruise, 2 nights in Bodo, 1 night cruise, 2 nights in Tromso, 1 night cruise, 2 nights in Kirkeness)
  • Budget (fee per person): medium (between € 1.500 and € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Bergen from € 147,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 100,00 per room -

3 - Spain and Portugal

Spain and Portugal bring the mind to heat and summer but in reality both are perfect to visit in any period with cities full of life and full of interesting architectural structures that will give you a different honeymoon than usual.

A tour to do on the road or with air travel to discover southern Spain and Portugal from south to north, passing by the best cities and sites of interest. Barcelona enchants with the colors and art of Gaudi: visit the Sagrada Familia with a guided tour with priority access, enter the fairy world of Park Güell and Casa Batlló.

In Granada, however, the buildings become more elegant and exotic with the Moorish style. Book your visit to the Alhambra, places are limited and entry times must be booked in advance.

Seville is the city of flamenco and architecture with its mix of Gothic, Baroque and Moorish styles, which can be seen in the Alcazar, Plaza de España, the Cathedral and the Palace of San Telmo. Don't forget to book a Flamenco show in a typical Tablao of Triana, the neighborhood that represents the cradle of this dance.

In Portugal, the capital Lisbon is always on the move and its Old Town is waiting to be discovered both day and night: visit it with an exciting tour through history, stories and everyday life. Then stop in Coimbra, famous for its medieval structures and the historic University, while Porto is the city of wineries and tastings in a characteristic historic center.

  • Main cities and places: Barcelona, ​​Granada, Seville, Lisbon, Coimbra, Porto
  • duration: 15 days / 14 nights (3 nights Barcelona, ​​2 nights Granada, 2 nights in Seville, 3 nights in Lisbon, 2 nights in Coimbra, 2 nights in Porto)
  • Budget (fee per person): medium (between € 1.500 and € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Barcelona from € 26,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 80,00 per room -

4 - Iceland

I fantastic landscapes of Iceland they are excellent destinations for lovers of unspoiled nature and adventure for a trip to do by car or better still by camper! In particular the winter months offer breathtaking scenery made of snow and ice, accompanied by sightings of orcas and whales and the wonderful Northern Lights. The circular shape of the island lends itself very well to ring tours that allow you to travel it all with departure and return from the capital Reykjavík, stopping in small villages such as Ásólfsskáli, Skaftafell and Mývatn, excellent for leaving for the main attractions.

The tour starts from the city and continues with day trips to the famous Blue Lagoon and Geysers. Plan a full day tour to the Golden Circle, including Thingvellir Park. Continue south where the extraordinary Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and Reynisfjara Beach are located, then move north-east and visit the largest ice cap in Europe in the Vatnajökull National Park, until reaching the north with the its relaxing natural baths of Mývatn and the beautiful Goðafoss waterfalls, and finally return to Reykjavik. All this below a sky often illuminated by the lights of the Northern Lights!
Ah, and you won't want to miss a whale watching tour ... also because, if you don't see any whales, you can repeat the excursion for free!

  • Main cities and places: Reykjavík, Geyser, Blue Lagoon, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls, Reynisfjara Beach, Vatnajökull National Park, Mývatn Thermal Baths and Goðafoss Waterfalls
  • duration: 11 days / 10 nights (4 nights Reykjavik, 2 nights in Ásólfsskáli, 2 nights in Skaftafell, 2 nights in Mývatn)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Reykjavík starting from € 171,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 150,00 per room -

5 - Paris and Northern France

Is there a better city than Paris for your honeymoon? Of course, among the European destinations, France cannot be missing, which has always been considered a very romantic country that also lends itself very well to any time of the year, even in February, an underrated month for certain destinations, and to traveling trips to discover different places. .

It all starts from Paris and the Eiffel Tower, from the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, Montmartre and the Sacred Heart, perhaps also visiting the nearby Palace of Versailles. Don't miss a romantic evening cruise on the Seine among the city lights.
We then continue to discover the French north crossing two renowned regions: Normandy and Brittany. You can place your base for example in Rouen, Caen and Rennes, excellent starting points for various places of interest, and then finish your trip in Brest. There are so many things to visit, just choose according to your interests among museums, churches, natural parks, monuments and so on. We can recommend some must-see sites such as Mont-Saint-Michel, Notre-Dame de Rouen, the Alabaster Coast, San Malo, the Pink Granite Coast, Cap Fréhel and Fort la Latte, for an unforgettable dream trip!

  • Main cities and places: Paris, Rouen, Caen, Rennes, Brest
  • duration: 10 days / 9 nights (2 nights in Paris, 2 nights in Rouen, 2 nights in Caen, 2 nights in Rennes, 1 night in Brest)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Paris from € 20,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 80,00 per room -

Honeymoon in February in Italy

1 - Italian City Tour

The tour of the Italian cities is a great classic for your honeymoon. This trip will take you to discover some of the main ones, lasting almost two weeks, stopping for a couple of nights in each city.

The tour starts from the suggestive and romantic Venice. Of course, don't miss a boat tour on the Grand Canal and the lagoon islands Murano, Burano and Torcello.

Continue towards Turin, with its Mole Antonelliana and above all the Egyptian Museum, second in the world only to Cairo (buy the priority ticket to avoid endless queues).
The tour continues towards Genoa with a full day dedicated to the aquarium (also in this case, priority ticket to avoid queues).
Immediately after it is the turn of Florence, city of art of undisputed beauty. Visit the Uffizi Gallery with a guided tour, only in this way will you be able to grasp all the wonders of this art gallery. And maybe the next day, take a nice trip to Chianti!
Continue towards the capital, timeless Rome, where art and history come together in an atmosphere of great charm. Here, after enjoying all the must-sees of the city, take a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
The tour ends in Naples, a city with a thousand faces, with characteristic streets in the historic center and important squares, castles and palaces. On the second day, you can opt for an all-inclusive tour of the Amalfi Coast.

  • Main cities and places: Venice, Turin, Genoa, Florence, Rome and Naples
  • duration: 13 days / 12 nights (2 nights in Venice, 2 nights in Turin, 2 nights in Genoa, 2 nights in Florence, 2 nights in Rome, 2 nights in Naples)
  • Budget (fee per person): medium (between € 1.500 and € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Venice starting from € 99,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 80,00 per room -

2 - Tuscany

A traveling journey through one of the most beautiful Italian regions to be tackled on the road by car, motorbike or camper. Of course, to leave in February the car is the best way, but if you are adventurous enough, nothing can be ruled out!

The trip includes a week between Florence, Pisa and Siena and their architectural, historical and cultural beauties, three cities to be discovered and perfect bases for traveling to the nearby Montecatini Terme, Lucca, San Gimignano and the Val di Chiana. In these secondary cities and villages you will find all the Tuscan atmosphere among artisan shops and typical restaurants, while in the Val di Chiana you will find verdant landscapes made of countryside and hills. In this regard, we also remember that Tuscany is a great producer of wines and boasts good cuisine, so among the things to visit during your tour do not forget to include a trip to Chianti and a trip to Val d'Orcia, with visits to cellars and food and wine tastings.

  • Main cities and places: Florence, Montecatini Terme, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, San Gimignano and Val di Chiana
  • duration: 8 days / 7 nights (2 nights in Florence, 2 nights in Pisa, 3 nights in Siena)
  • Budget (fee per person): medium (between € 1.500 and € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Florence starting from € 102,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 70,00 per room -

3 - Villages of Umbria

Umbria is another ideal region for itinerant trips, this time however to discover magnificent ancient villages, many of which are classified among the most beautiful in Italy!

This trip can last about ten days with stops in major cities such as Perugia, Foligno and Spoleto from which to leave for the various villages and discover their palaces, fortresses, churches and culinary traditions.

Start from the capital, Perugia, the city of chocolate with a historic center full of themed shops and interesting historic buildings. From Perugia you are not too far from Gubbio and Assisi. In the first do not miss the Panoramic Cableway and in the second the Basilica of San Francesco. Moving towards the second city, Foligno, stop and visit Spello, an ancient medieval village with narrow streets and historic buildings. From Foligno do not miss a visit to Bevagna and Montefalco where, in addition to visiting the villages, you can enjoy a wine tour. Finally, go to Spoleto and from here move towards Orvieto and its beautiful Cathedral. finish with a trip to Cascia, Norcia and Cascata delle Marmore.

  • Main cities and places: Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Foligno, Spello, Bevagna, Montefalco, Spoleto, Orvieto, Cascia and Norcia
  • duration: 10 days / 9 nights (3 nights in Perugia, 3 nights in Foligno, 3 nights in Spoleto)
  • Budget (fee per person): low (between € 1.000 and € 1.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to perugia starting from € 107,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 70,00 per room -

4 - South Tyrol

South Tyrol can be a naturalistic, sporting, romantic and relaxing destination at the same time, practically suited to the tastes of many! It is well known that Most of South Tyrol's accommodation offer is based on wellness hotels with fantastic spas perfectly equipped with swimming pools and saunas of various kinds, obviously a plus for honeymoons in February in the name of relaxation.

We recommend that you place your base in Bressanone or surroundings since it is a good starting point for the wonderful excursions that the surrounding area allows between Dolomites, valleys, lakes and villages. Of major tourist interest are the trekking to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the visit of Merano and Bolzano. From here, treat yourself to an exciting private tour along the Strada delle Grandi Dolomiti, then continue on to Val di Funes, the beautiful Lake Braies and the equally beautiful Lake Carezza and Lake Resia, the latter known for the bell tower in the middle. to water. In addition, there are many castles scattered among the South Tyrolean villages such as Castel Tirolo.

  • Main cities and places: Bressanone, Bolzano, Merano, Lake Braies, Lake Carezza, Lake Resia, Val di Funes and Castel Tirolo
  • duration: 8 days / 7 nights (7 nights in Bressanone)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Verona from € 97,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 120,00 per room -

5 - Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre are a popular stretch of Ligurian coast, jagged and adorned with colorful houses and fishing ports, which extend from Punta Mesco to Punta di Montenero passing through Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, or the five villages that compose them.

The Cinque Terre are in fact five characteristic and picturesque villages, with crazy colors and positions, embellished by vineyards, shops and trattorias in which to savor the fish specialties of Ligurian cuisine. Our advice is to stay half of your stay in the first town, Monterosso al Mare, and half in the last, Riomaggiore, to facilitate travel between the Cinque Terre and nearby places on both sides. In addition, the Cinque Terre National Park extends between the villages, a vast green area declared a UNESCO site which also includes a protected marine area. For those wishing to undertake a hiking route, along the coast there is the Blue Trail which connects the villages together offering postcard views. A traveling journey to discover local producers and products, good food and breathtaking landscapes!

  • Main cities and places: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore
  • duration: 7 days / 6 nights (3 nights in Monterosso al Mare, 3 nights in Riomaggiore)
  • Budget (fee per person): high (over € 2.500 per person) - ask for a personalized quote

Plan your trip yourself: flights and hotels

  • flights to Genoa from € 122,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 75,00 per room -

Where not to go: the destinations not recommended in February

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