There are few places quite as naturally beautiful as Switzerland, and while many newlyweds tend to head for the islands for their honeymoon there is much to be offered in Switzerland for the more adventurous honeymooners. Both the milder seasons of spring and summer, and the cooler seasons of fall and winter, have plenty of options for activities and sights to see. Of course, the first thing people think of when they hear Switzerland is skiing, but a honeymoon in Zermatt does not necessarily have to include hitting the slopes, as there are many other exciting things to do when you visit Zermatt during any season.
A Spring, Summer, or Fall Honeymoon in Zermatt
While spring, summer, and fall may not be ideal times to ski in Zermatt there are plenty of other activities to keep you busy on your Swiss European honeymoon vacation. Biking and hiking are the most logical and popular off-season alternatives to skiing and two great activities for newlyweds to enjoy together on their honeymoon. There are numerous beautiful spots to get to by both foot and bike that make for the perfect romantic picnic for more active honeymooners visiting Zermatt.
In addition, there are a number of great art galleries and museums in downtown Zermatt where visitors can spend the day getting to know the spectacular place where they are spending their honeymoon. Of course, one does not even have to go any further than outside their hotel room to enjoy Zermatt, as the scene is simply absolutely breathtaking. The town is almost completely surrounded by the Alps, which means mountains as far as the eye can see. This is a scene that will truly inspire the romance in a couple just married.
A Winter Honeymoon in Zermatt
As beautiful as Switzerland is in the spring, summer, and fall most people visit Switzerland for the skiing. The winter months bring snow-capped mountains and chilly weather ideal for cuddling up next to a fire in one of the world-class ski resorts. And what better way to spend the beginning of spending the rest of your life with the one you love than cuddling up by a warm fire in the evenings. Although the Swiss Alps definitely consist of numerous places to ski that are for the more advanced skiers, there are plenty of places for novices to try their hand at skiing as well. In addition to skiing there are a number of other outdoor winter sports that honeymooners to Zermatt can enjoy as well. But the real treat is the accommodations after a day of skiing.
Anybody who ever thought that Switzerland should not be considered a romantic place for a honeymoon simply has not been to Zermatt, or any other Swiss town or city. If the mountain scenery in Zermatt is not enough then you should consider all of the wonderful places to stay, eat, and see. Rest assured, if you plan a honeymoon is Zermatt you will definitely come home from your honeymoon happy.