How To Combine Your Wedding with Your Honeymoon

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Combing a wedding with a honeymoon enables you to have a destination wedding and travel the country of your dreams. However, searching for the right place can cause a setback with planning a trip of a life time. With today’s social media, Google maps and TripAdvisor app it is very easy to neglect one another.

So, knowing this how do you create total honeymoon bliss? Well, if you are longing for a secret destination for your romantic getaway, why not visit the Netherlands. Situated in North West Europe the Netherlands has similar weather to the UK. However, don’t let that put you off. It’s flat landscape of canals, beautiful skies and tulip fields are the perfect backdrop for your holiday snaps.

Basically, if you love to travel together and desire a different kind of trip, The Netherlands is the place to be. Not only is it rich in culture but it is off the beaten track. Moreover, it offers you plenty of secluded spots whereby you will not have time to check TripAdvisor. So, keep reading the wedding couples secret travel guide to Holland.

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wedding honeymoon in holland alkmaar city centre with quaint bridge and cheese market

Alkmaar

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Alkmaar 

Firstly, if you want to escape the high concentration of visitors in Amsterdam then Alkmaar is the perfect alternative. The quaint and peaceful city situated within the province of North Holland is ideal for senior wedding couples. Another thing, known for its traditional cheese market it’s a popular cultural destination for lovers to enjoy their holiday. The popular and beautiful beach Schoorl is a short bus ride away. Or you can stay in the centre and visit the Beatles Museum dedicated to The Beatles.

 

Het Noorden is een poldermolen ten noorden van Oosterend op het eiland Texel in de provincie Noord-Holland.

Texel

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Texel

Texel is a small island off the coast of North Holland. It is full of hidden treasures and activities to keep you busy. It’s a must-see inclusive wedding destination for lovers who like secluded rural beaches.  So, visit for a fun-filled romantic getaway for 2, in one of the most beautiful places in Holland. In addition, it’s the ideal escape for the more energetic couple.

 

Groningen

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Groningen

Discover extraordinary shops and the exciting cultural heritage of Groningen. Situated in the far east of the Netherlands it has a lot of surprises for you. Have fun together in the lively nightlife. It is the perfect mixture of a city break and countryside adventure. Simply put, loaded with Gothic churches, charming museums,  theatres and contemporary art Groningen has got everything. Moreover, suited for the young at heart wedding couples, it gives you a true tantalising glimpse of life in Holland.

 

Breda

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Breda

In the southern part of the Netherlands, you will find the medieval city of Breda. So, get busy searching for the historic streets, impressive Gothic architecture and breathtaking attractions. Or simply relax at the Belcrum Beach (during the summer months). Otherwise, spend time at a café and savor the delightful flavor of a cup of Dutch coffee.

Eindhoven

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Eindhoven

The city is home to several international visitors, modern architecture, and noteworthy museums. Stroll through the quaint streets lined with exclusive undiscovered shop brands, bars and cafes. Eindhoven is a vibrant and culturally refined city for a memorable time together. And, remember to try the “Hollands Nieuwe” herring with onions and gherkins. This is a truly enticing Dutch treat.

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Schokland

The Netherlands has acquired a new village: Schokland. Recognized as a world heritage site by Unesco, this off the beaten track location is hot property. It’s an exciting secluded location for the perfect destination in Holland. Moreover, it is a secret hide away for newlyweds looking for an exclusive romantic spot. See the main photo courtesy of https://schokland.nl/en/museum-schokland.

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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Being a specialist celebrant | marriage officiant | wedding ceremonies MC with a gospel choir is rewarding work. But, what's my guilty pleasure? I love food, travel hotspots and on-line retail therapy. Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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