Whether it's for Valentine’s Day or not, one gift that most people will be guaranteed to enjoy is being whisked away on some romantic holidays. Valentines weekend breaks and romantic holidays are the ideal Valentine’s Day gift, as not only do you get to spend time with your loved one, you also get to visit a new and exciting destination. Here are our pick of romantic weekend breaks and Valentine’s Day getaways in cities around the globe.
We know, how cliché! But there’s a reason that loved up couples flock to the French capital city every year, especially around Valentine’s Day for their romantic getaways. When it comes to Valentine’s Day getaways, Paris has always been a top choice as it is such a beautiful and romantic city. You can climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower, walk hand in hand along the River Seine or stop off in one of the cities many cafes. Paris is perfect to visit at any time of year so don’t miss out on this ideal location for romantic breaks.
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For a beautiful city full of cobblestone streets, canals and stunning architecture, get to Bruges in Belgium. Bruges is the perfect inclusion to our list for ideal romantic city breaks as not only do the many canals make for the perfect setting for romantic walks, you are just a short train ride away from Antwerp. And why Antwerp I hear you ask? Well, Antwerp is home to some amazing diamonds and jewellers specialising in making diamond rings! Perfect, if you want to make your Valentine’s Day even more romantic!
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The beautiful Italian city of Florence with its cobbled streets and ancient buildings is a great pick for a trip when it comes to Valentine’s Day ideas. As soon as you step out onto the streets of Florence you can soak up the atmosphere and romantic charm that the city possesses. With beautiful bridges and ancient cathedrals, along with some amazing Italian food and wine, you will find that Florence is a great inclusion to our list of cities for romantic breaks.
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Prague, Czech Republic
Prague has long been a firm favourite with all types of tourists and travellers for many different reasons, but if a romantic setting is what you are looking for on Valentine’s Day, then you won’t miss out if you choose Prague. The city of Prague is steeped in history and this is particularly apparent when you set eyes on the architecture and monuments lining the streets. This setting becomes particularly romantic as dusk settles on the city, and these monuments and buildings are brightly lit up against the night sky. Prague is packed full of things to do with added romance!
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As it’s one of the USA’s most historic cities, Boston oozes charm and romance. One of the best things about Boston is that it is a fun, modern city but it blends this in effortlessly with the traditional and historic. Boston is a great pick for couples looking to take a romantic city break as the city is packed full of great attractions, it is easy and pleasant to walk around and there are some of the finest restaurants and bars to be found around the city. Check out Boston Common for a romantic Valentine’s Day walk or take in the full extent of Boston’s history by walking the popular Freedom Trail route together.
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Italy has always been associated with romance and love for many travellers. There’s something about the breathtaking scenic views and historic city streets that causes most visitors to Italy to fall in love with it immediately. Rome has always been a popular choice for couples, and it really is an ideal romantic destination for all of you looking for Valentines ideas. With cobblestoned streets, picturesque city squares and iconic attractions like the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain all on your doorstep, it would be impossible not to have a romantic city break in Rome.
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By: Tracy Lynch