Easily one of the most romantic destinations in the world, Europe is as diverse as it is vast. From magnificent medieval architecture to modern cosmopolitan cities, white sandy beaches and breath-taking scenery, Europe is a dream destination for any romantic soul.
Whether looking for a quick weekend getaway or a honeymoon destination, Europe is an excellent destination owing to its stunning features, cultural diversity, safety, ease of communication, and accessibility. So pack your suitcase and get ready to experience the romance of this beautiful continent.
1. Santorini, Greece
A perfect combination of archaeological sites, exotic beaches, an active volcano, and breath-taking sunsets all serve to make Santorini a firm favorite for couples. One of the European continents most fantastic vacation spots, this Greek island is one for anyone’s bucket list.
2. Venice, Italy
The impossibly beautiful Venice is another of Europe’s best-known travel destinations, this small island off the Italian coast is a perfect choice. It is possible to visit all the top spots in one visit owing to its small size. Some must-do activities include walks on its romantic ancient cobblestone streets and gondola cruises along its canals.
3. Vienna, Austria
Home to famous names such as Beethoven and Mozart, Vienna is a rich blend of history and modernity. Elegant coffee houses, beautiful architecture, fascinating museums along with ancient majestic castles are some of the key features a visiting couple can expect to enjoy.
4. Paris, France
No surprises here; what’s a romantic destination list without Paris? Perhaps Europe’s most famous honeymoon destination, France’s capital is packed with tons of sights to see and things to do. The iconic Eiffel Tower and world-renowned museums such as the Louvre are a must-see for any visitor to this fantastic city.
Apart from the historic tours, Paris offers a culture-rich experience with world-class restaurants and theatres dotted around the city. Vibrant nightlife and host of various day time activities ensure that your visit is a non-stop round the clock adventure.
5. Tuscany, Italy
Famed for its extraordinary paintings and sculptures, frescoes and architectural masterpieces this region of Italy is one of the most significant art repositories on the planet. Visitors here come for many reasons. Fine art, the extraordinary countryside, excellent cuisine, and wine are some of the attributes Tuscany makes it to our list.
A genuinely extraordinary region, Tuscany has something for everyone. Walking and cycling along the mountain paths and rolling hills, summer vacations by the sea coast and islands, couples can get an authentic taste of Italian language and culture in this picturesque region.
6. Granada, Spain
Granada is most famous for the Alhambra, a compound with palaces, courtyards, and gardens where the Emirs of Granada would escape the summer heat. An excellent blend of ethnic diversity, religious harmony, and modern, hip culture.
Enjoy long walks along the streets of the old Moorish city, laid out exactly as it was in medieval times, and explore the cave dwellings of the historic gypsy neighborhood famed for its flamenco shows.
7. Bruges, Belgium
When it comes to romantic holiday destinations, few are as sweet as this beautiful Belgian gem. Bruges is the home of world-famous Belgian waffles and quality chocolates. The city is stunningly gorgeous and close not only to Brussels but to other popular destinations such as Amsterdam and Paris.
8. Budapest, Hungary
Rounding off our top eight destination list is Budapest. Not traditionally considered as one of the most popular romantic destinations in Europe, this Hungarian city is slowly warming its way into the hearts of couples around Europe.
The architecture, restaurants, quality of hotels, and general vibe of the city make it an excellent choice for those weekend getaways.
As far as destinations go, Europe offers just about the most exciting and diverse options in the world. These destinations are a taste of what this beautiful continent holds in store.