French and Swiss Delights
Wedding is once in a life time affair and so is honeymoon. So you got to make the most of your time while on your first honeymoon with your better half.
FRENCH RIVIERA: AN INCREDIBLE COASTLINE
Experience the seemingly endless sunny beaches, charming towns, glamorous yachts and celebrities galore in this incredible coastline region of French Riviera. There is no better place to go on a honeymoon than the city of love, Paris. This city is the most romantic city in the world, overflowing with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Take an excursion to Monaco:
Take a walk in the Old Town of Monaco and find yourself in Monaco’s cleanest area. Check out the Oceanographic Museum, an amazing building built into the side of the cliff and simply one of the best aquariums in Europe. Marvel at the Prince’s Palace, official residence of the Prince and Princess of Monaco, location of the Royal court, almost a city within the city and most recently the main theatre of the stunning royal wedding in July 2011. Visit the Cathedral, an imposing white marble edifice which recently celebrated its centenary, famous mainly for the tombs of the various Princes of Monaco, as well that of Princess Grace.
Take a Tour of Monte-Carlo:
Being the second-smallest country in the world doesn’t hold Monte Carlo from holding up its attitude. It's also famous for its annual Formula 1 Grand Prix, held every year in May since 1929. drive with a lap on the famous roads used for the same. Walk around the prettiest town on the French Riviera.
Visit the Medieval Village of Eze:
Take a stroll around a medieval village of Eze and get enchanted by its panoramic views of the ocean and beautiful gothic streets. Marvel at the Oldest building in the village which backs history from the 14th Century. Perched in an "eagle's nest" at the height of an imposing and superb cliff, the village and its light ochre church can be seen from afar. Small narrow roads, cobbled houses, archways will make you feel like you have landed into a movie set. The numerous small arts and crafts boutiques are hard to resist... some of them are like tiny caves dug out of the rocky hill-side.
Propose under the most photographed monument:
Go down on your knees and take her breath away once more under the, a man made Steel structure which is standing tall since 1888, Eiffel Tower. This monument is seen from any corner of the city. Watch it dazzle at night and brimming with all the lights, making it a sight to behold.
Siene River Cruise:
Discover Paris by the river Siene during your Siene River Cruise. Opt for a evening dinner cruise and enjoy a 3- course dinner at your window-facing table. Marvel at the illuminated monumets as you cruise along the river. Pass some of Paris' main attractions on the cruise, including the Louvre Museum, Musée d’Orsay, Hôtel de Ville, Place de la Concorde, Notre Dame Cathedral and the iconic Eiffel Tower. Admire these landmarks illuminated against the night sky.
ROMANCE IN THE ALPS: SWITZERLAND
There is no better place in the world to rekindle your romance than in Switzerland. Be it the old-school romance of DDLJ’s Raj and Simran in Zurich or the cute fling of Bachna Ae Haseeno’s modern-day Raj and Mahi in Gstaad, Switzerland has continued to win our hearts with its charm.
From Lush green grasslands to snow-capped Alps, it has enough for the two to linger on. Below are few of the top activities which you can do on your Swiss trip:
Get high on love at the highest point in Europe:
Nestled in between the stunning Lake Thun and Lake Breinz, and in the heart of the famous Jungfrau Region, Interlaken is the place to be if you want to experience the best of nature. Visit Jungfraujoch - the top of Europe in a luxury coach through spectacular Swiss scenery to the village of Grindelwald. The cogwheel train up the Jungfraujoch pass and arrive at Europe’s highest railway station. Absorb magnificent panoramas of snow-capped landscapes, gawk at the jagged peak of Europe’s largest glacier, and explore a fairy-tale ice palace.
Take a trip to Mount Titlis:
Gliding up Mount Titlis on a 360-degree cable car ride is the most amazing way to experience Alps. Experience the world’s first revolving cable car to reach to the top of Switzerland’s highest vantage point with awe-inspiring views of the snow clad Swiss Alps. Chill in the snow and spend some time in the Glacier Park, accessible by Ice Flyer chair lifts. "Cliff Walk" will be a highlight of this trail to the Alps which will give you memories for a lifetime. It is a thrilling and the ultimate highlight of walking at a height of 10 000 feet on a suspension bridge over the glaciers below.
Visit Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) in Lucerne:
The most photographed site in Lucerne is the Kapellbrücke, a covered wooden bridge running diagonally across the Reuss. Walk across the bridge which is built in 1333 and look for the octagonal Wasserturm, a 13th-century water tower more than 34 meters high standing beside it. You will be amazed by the 7th-century pictures hanging from the roof rafters inside, depicting patron saints and scenes from the town's history. Do click a lot of pictures at this historic site with your loved one!
Explore Verkehrshaus der Schweiz (Swiss Transport Museum):
Venture into the transportation world, a large complex of exhibition halls and outdoor exhibits cover all forms of transport, as well as communications and tourism. The museum has a display of both models and actual examples of ships, aircraft, rockets, and automobiles. You will live the history and the present development of transportation. An entire exhibit explains the construction of the St. Gotthard rail tunnel.
Make your love affair, once-in-a-lifetime moment with such a honeymoon.
- By Twinkle Motta, Content Leader