Travelling the world as a couple can be an extraordinary experience and it is one which you will remember together for the rest of your lives. Instead of experiencing beautiful countries by yourself, you will always have someone to share the experiences and sights with, which will make your holiday more special.
There are many beautiful places to see throughout the world, but some have a more romantic vibe which is perfect when travelling together, especially around Valentine’s Day. Below, we have listed a few places to travel to which are perfect for any couple who wish to experience romance at its very best.
Venice is a place where many travellers have shared romantic moments, it is therefore no surprise that it is often referred to as one of the most romantic cities in the world. Pastel shades reflect in the sparkling water of the canals and the soft sound of a gondola stirring the tranquil waters can be heard as it makes its way down the water canals. Venice creates the perfect romantic backdrop for any couple who are seeking a passionate getaway, as visitors are often taken back in time through the historical monuments, impressive architecture and the general city vibe.
There are many romantic things to do in Venice. Take a gondola ride along the picturesque canals, have a photo together by the many bridges, sit outside a quaint café watching the world go by. In the evenings, enjoy a candlelit dinner overlooking the water and admire the views.
When thinking of romantic places, Paris is often at the top of the list and rightfully so. There is no escaping the romance in this city as it permeates through the streets, candlelit restaurants and wine bars. The opportunities for romance are endless in Paris, and this might be why the Eiffel Tower has seen so many marriage proposals. You can scale to the top and enjoy the sweeping panoramic views across the city with a glass of champagne in hand – it is even more romantic when the sun goes down as the tower sparkles every hour, on the hour, with 20,000 gold lights.
Whether you are climbing the 1,700 steps of the Eiffel Tower or just walking the streets, romance will definitely be in the air. Enjoy traditional French cuisine in a restaurant with your favourite bottle of wine, or take a walk through the city over many of its historical bridges.
The French Riviera
The French Riviera is one of the most beautiful parts of the world and is often a sought after destination. Golden areas of sunshine, clear turquoise waters meet white sandy beaches make it a little slice of heaven. It is known all over the world for its glamour and beauty, however there are some secluded spots which are perfect for a romantic getaway.
Luxury St Tropz villas line the hills of this beautiful town and they are perfect to stay in if you are looking to impress your other half. There are some tranquil spots throughout St Tropez which are great for a walk together. In the old fishing quarter of La Ponche, there are cobbled lanes which are idllyic area to stroll hand in hand. If you are looking to relax, there are many spas throughout St Tropez where you can book a romantic couples massage, or even just relax in the warm waters.
Marrakesh is a destination where your holiday photographs will demand a further explanation. For couples who are seeking that truly romantic getaway, Marrakesh offers a hypnotic and enchanting atmosphere. With its fabulous palaces, tranquil gardens and ancient city walls, its magical vibe charms any traveller who visits. Couples can take a hot-air balloon ride and watch the sun setting over the Atlas Mountains, whilst sipping on a glass of champagne. Dine together by candlelight on a rooftop restaurant, whilst enjoying the spectacular views across the city and the snow-covered mountains on the horizon. Take an intimate cooking class together so you can bring the taste of Morocco back with you.
Marraskesh is a majestic place, from the bustling markets to the secluded Sahara desert, it is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic getaway with a difference.
Throughout the world there are places, adventures and experiences which make us fall in love. Travelling to any of the places mentioned above will make you feel starry-eyed, whether you are strolling the historic streets of Venice, looking over Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, lying on a white sandy beach in St Tropez or taking a camel ride through the desert in Marrakesh.
With such a variety of choice, where will you be heading?