Discover six of the most romantic destinations to escape to when you and your sweetheart need a break!
Valentine’s Day has just passed, leaving romance on everyone’s mind. If you’re feeling particularly romantic, consider going on a vacation from your dreams with your significant other. Escape to some romantic destinations and let go of all the stresses of life. These six destinations are perfectly adventurous and can adapt to any and every kind of person. Give your significant other the gift of time and travel, and read on to discover our list of six fantastic romantic escape destinations!
- Paris, France
Paris is known as the City of Love, making it a perfect romantic escape! This gorgeous city has every type of attraction available for the two of you- from touring historic attractions, fantastic museums, exploring charming cafes, or hanging out in beautiful parks! You can view famous paintings at the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, or the Musee de l’Orangerie. You can tour the Eifel Tower and experience one of the best views of the city, or go for a romantic stroll along the Seine River. View the timeless beauty of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, walk around the iconic monument of the Arc de Triomphe, or have your portraits drawn on Montmarte. You can always take part in a wonderful wine tasting or French cooking class. Nothing says romance quite like learning how to create a charming Parisian meal for each other!
- Tokyo, Japan
If you and your significant other are looking for something different for your romantic destination, consider Tokyo! You can explore one of the most stunningly brazen and new architectural wonders of the world. Start your visit with a trip to the Imperial Palace, which is surrounded by gorgeous botanical gardens and a moat. Next, go to the Meiji-Jingu, which is Tokyo’s most awe-inspiring Shinto shrine. Here, you can explore the wooden buildings that were built in 1920 to honor Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. You can then visit the Mori Art Museum, located in the Mori Tower. There, you can see a great selection of Asisan art, including things like porcelain figurines, scrolls, and masks. After a fine dinner, take a tour of the Tokyo Tower, where you can sometimes go up the whole tower structure to the observation deck!
- San Francisco, California
San Francisco is a beloved city, made all the more beloved by the sweet memories of trips to the gorgeous Bay Area. Be sure to ride the cable cars, which is a quintessential San Francisco experience. Hang side-by-side out of the open-air cars as you trundle up and down San Francisco’s hilly streets on the world’s last manually operated cable car system. On the hilltops, you'll enjoy great views of the bay and Alcatraz Island. Head to the Ferry Building Marketplace, the indoor food hall at the iconic Ferry Building and sample different food stands, boutique shops, restaurants, cafes, and more! Of course, number one on the sightseeing list is the Golden Gate Bridge. Take a romantic stroll at sunset to watch the bridge brighten against the darkening sky.
- Venice, Italy
Occasionally referred to as the honeymoon city, Venice, Italy is a fantastic destination for romantics. Take a gondola ride with your loved one and enjoy one of the most romantic rides of your life. Walk over the Academia Bridge, which straddles the Grand Canal. This bridge has some of the most beautiful views in Venice, making it a perfect stop on your romantic escape. Of course, you can also see Venice through the eyes of one of the world’s most famous lovers, Casanova. Sip wine at Do Spade bar on Calle de Spade, near the Rialto Bridge where he met his lovers. You can enjoy a lazy lunch on Torcello Island, only 10km from St. Mark’s Square. Enjoying lunch together on the terrace under shady pergolas will have you falling in love with Italy as well as each other.
- Riviera Maya, Mexico
There are so many romantic and wonderful things to do in this gorgeous city, Sail off into the sunset on a catamaran and enjoy drinks as you watch the sun glint off the clear blue water. This gentle, quiet place is perfect for lovers to embrace some alone time in paradise. Explore beaches together, or create an appointment at one of the incredible spas for a couples massage. Escape to Isla Mujeres for the day, rent a golf cart and tour the place where the ancient Mayan civilization worshipped Ixchel, the goddess of fertility. You could also spend the day on Isla Contoy, an uninhabited island that is a nature preserve. It is filled with various species of birds. Sea turtles lay eggs on Isla Contoy each summer, and tours are given by biologists who live on the island in order to study the flora and fauna! Or just go for a swim together in the calm, turquoise waters! If you care to go snorkeling, you can explore the National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos. You’ll love relaxing in the sun and surf together and taking life a little slower.
- Santorini, Greece
This volcanic Greek island, with its whitewashed villages clinging to the cliffs, is almost too beautiful to be true. When you add in Santorini’s romantic accommodations, wine and scenic walking trails, you have the ideal setting for one romantic activity after another! A great way to begin your visit is to wander around Oia, which is on the northern part of Santorini facing the volcano. Walking among the trails leading through the white washed buildings will provide you with stunning views of the volcano, ocean, and sky. Another great option is to go swimming at the Red Beach, which is accessible by a short hike over some rocks. It’s a little more secluded, making it a personal destination just for the two of you!
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