Europe: Romantic City Breaks
If you’re going to consider a romantic city break, it’s fair to say Europe will be your no.1 choice – home to the most romanticised, history rich cities in the world. Have a read through our favourites, and the hotels best suited to max out on the ROMANCE.
The ‘City of Love’ had to be our first mention, world renowned as the most romantic city for decades. From the architecture and art, to the food and entertainment – romance is imbedded in the culture of Paris, and still a firm favourite for couples celebrating proposals, weddings and everything in between.
London is lots of things, and still a hugely popular choice for tourists looking for a city break. When it comes to romantic weekends, London certainly deserves to make the list. Whether it’s a luxury spa day, an afternoon of high tea or a dim lit cocktail bar, there are tonnes of romantic memories to be made in the capital.
Rome has long stood a favourite for romantic trips abroad – characterised by it’s romanticised, historical landmarks, quant cobbled streets and incredible Italian cuisine. From a tour of the Vatican or Colosseum, to drinks in front of the Treve Fountain – if that old romance feel is your thing – choose Rome for your couples getaway.
With its unique waterways and stunning architecture, Venice acts as the prefect setting for a romantic escape. Unlike any other city, it’s unique landscape offers the perfect space to make unforgettable memories. From the picturesque Gondola rides, to the secluded, private restaurants, Venice is the ultimate location to ‘wow’ your special someone.
This Mediterranean city is full of culture and design, much like the locations above – but it’s traditional festivals and street parties might sway you in its direction. If your looking for a weekend full of good food, sightseeing and celebrating with your partner, Barcelona should be added to your list!
Looking to live the ultimate Italian lifestyle? Head for a Tuscan escape to the beautiful city of Florence. With it’s boutique shopping locations, timeless art and beautiful mountainous backdrop – Florence offers itself as an ‘urban escape’ away from many of the tourist heavy destinations above.