If you are looking for the perfect destination for a romantic break, Europe has it all from old world charm, stunning and iconic scenery, magnificent beaches and spectacular historic cities. With so much to choose from, the decision can be a hard one, so take a look at a few of our great choices and get planning!
Rome is a small city so is easy to explore and get round on foot and it seems that there is romance around every corner; the place oozes with history and old world charm. The ambience is laid back and romantic with world famous sites such as the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps as well as a multitude of cosy bars and restaurants on every street corner.
Venice and Florence are fantastic too
If you have time for a longer stay in Italy, visiting the cities of Venice and Florence will also up the romantic factor of any break.
In fact, Italy just thrives on romance so after you have done on your city break why not head to the Amalfi Coast for a few days chilling out in some great surroundings?
Take a horse drawn carriage ride around the cobbled streets, take a cruise along the Danube and soak up the atmosphere of this stunningly beautiful city. Vienna is built on romance and if you like dancing, you have come to the right place. Learn how to dance the waltz in the place it was invented and star in your very own romantic story. Vienna also has a surprising number of other types of dance venues to suit all tastes, so what could be more romantic than that!
The city is known as one of the most romantic destinations in the world and for good reason. The ambience is perfect for a romantic getaway and will provide fantastic memories you will cherish forever. The Eiffel Tower, a river cruise along the Seine and more romantic restaurants with great food than you could imagine anywhere else in the world, its no wonder that Paris is the number #1 destination for romance.
Madeira is a tiny island way out in the Atlantic that provides you with the perfect setting for any romantic vacation. The island is famous for flowers and magnificent scenery as well as the narrow winding streets of capital Funchal. Madeira is full of hills and viewpoints and who could resist an evening in a roof top restaurant watching the sunset in a beautiful setting.
If you fancy something further off the beaten track, Bergen will not disappoint. This tiny city is full of fairy tale old streets and alley ways to explore and is an extremely safe and welcoming environment for any romantic couple.
Of course you don’t have to travel to Europe to find your perfect romantic getaway. Check out our best vacation spots for couples in the USA and discover which US destinations can rival the best of Europe.