Switzerland is currently the most popular European honeymoon destination

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  • Getting married in 2020? You’ve probably already picked the perfect wedding poem, you’ve scoured the internet for sustainable wedding ideas and you’ve secured a date during the best month to get married (according to the stars).

    So now all you’ve got to worry about is the honeymoon. Where do you and your other half want to go to celebrate?

    Mauritius is a popular choice. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s honeymoon was rumoured to be an idyllic mountain retreat at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta, Canada. And Gwyneth Paltrow apparently brought her ex-husband, Chris Martin, on her honeymoon with Brad Falchuck.

    Your call if you want to take your former partner with you, but, er, wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t.

    However, if you’re looking for honeymoon destination inspiration then it seems that Switzerland is the place to go.

    According to Pinterest, the usual European hotspots – Italy, France, Greece – are being shunned by newlyweds in favour of the mountainous country. Pins for Switzerland as a honeymoon destination are up 856% since 2017.

    And why not? It’s close to France and Italy if you do want to country hop during your trip, the scenery is beautiful (think lots of gorgeous lakes and mountains), and – of course – raclette. And chocolate.

    If you’re tempted, it’s only a short flight from London to Zurich (1 hour 40 mins), and flights are super cheap.

    And if you’re not going on your honeymoon, go anyway. It looks like a delight.

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