Best Affordable European Honeymoon Destinations

Now that you've tied the knot, celebrate your newlywed status with an unforgettable trip to Europe. For an oh-so-romantic retreat that's not attached to a steep price tag, check out U.S. News Travel's list of the best affordable European honeymoon destinations.

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Why Go: It's hard to compete with the natural beauty of the Greek isles, particularly tiny Rhodes. A trip to this isle will allow you to start your marriage off right with tours of ancient ruins and trips to stunning beaches, all without breaking the bank. Read More»

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Why Go: An up-and-coming destination, this small Croatian city is perfect for lovers hoping to bask in the first few days of marital bliss. Here, you'll find Old World charm mixed with seaside splendor. We recommend booking a room in Lapad Bay for affordable rates. Read More»

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Why Go: Winding alleys, rolling hills and diverse architecture create a picturesque landscape that makes Lisbon an attractive choice for honeymooners. And with plenty of affordable hotels to choose from, newlyweds can splurge on delicious meals. Read More»

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Why Go: Laden with golden beaches, ancient ruins and staggered mountains, Crete's landscape lives up to its hype. To save without skimping, skip the expensive restaurant scene and feast on local specialties at tavernas instead. Read More»

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Why Go: Whether you prefer to hike up the steep rolling hills of Hvar Fortress or sprawl across the Pakleni Islands' pebble beaches, you'll start your marriage off right in Central Dalmatia's spectacular setting (which lacks the high prices of other European hot spots). Read More»

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Why Go: From the Prague Castle to the Charles Bridge, Prague overflows with romantic spots. Ideal for newlyweds seeking a fairy-tale vacation, Prague's hotels are cheap and many of its top attractions are free. Read More»

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Why Go: Istanbul makes for an exciting honeymoon spot with dazzling sights like the Hagia Sophia and dizzying markets like the Grand Bazaar. To save on your hotel, look for a room in the residential districts rather than along the Bosphorus. Read More»

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Why Go: Valencia's natural charms are hard to resist — particularly in the spring when the citrus trees are in bloom. Honeymooners will find romance roaming through Albufera Nature Park and the colorful Central Market, which are both free to explore. Read More»

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Why Go: Instead of a costly excursion to Nice, head north to this historic territory. Here, you can cuddle up with your amour on a bench at Claude Monet's Garden or explore Rouen's winding streets without spending a fortune. Read More»

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Why Go: Brimming with world-class museums, relaxing baths and colorful shops, Budapest offers an exciting escape for nearly any couple. Budapest isn't a pricey place, but book early and consider a fall or spring visit if you're looking for the best bargain. Read More»

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Why Go: Surround yourselves with exquisite gardens, museums and architecture in one of Europe's most overlooked spots. Hotel costs are always low, so visit in the summer to see the lush landscape in full bloom. Read More»

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