Need a break away from the family? Desperate for some quality time together? Or are you looking to celebrate a special occassion?
Why not rekindle the romance abroad?
Sweep your loved one away to one of our Top 5 Romantic Destinations that fly direct from Gatwick and all in less that 2 hours 30 minutes. There is no better time to spoil your loved one, pop that special question or just spend quality time together rekindling romance or making new memories together.
Romantic City #1. Venice
Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world. With more than its fair share of splendid churches, squares and museums You can take a step back from busy life and enjoy a gondola ride for two whilst being serenaded as you slide through calm and serene waters by your Gondolier. Enjoy a special evening of opera at the intimate Musica a Palazzo. Each of the three acts takes place in a different room, the audience following the performers from set to set.
Romantic City #2. Rome
Known as the ‘Eternal City’, Rome enjoys a uniquely iconic status among great European cities. Whether you love food, history, art or sport, you can find something to thrill and delight you and your loved one in Rome. More than just an open air museum Rome’s back streets and surprises around every corner of this ancient city provide the perfect background for a romantic weekend away. The musts are of course The Coliseum, The Pantheon, St Peters Basilica, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps to name a few. And you must make time for a visit to a Gelateria for an out of this world Italian Ice cream.
Romantic City #3. Paris
Paris. Nothing quite says ‘I Love You” than a trip to Paris. Enjoy idyllic parks and gardens and breathtaking landscapes and world-class restaurants. Take in the breathtaking views from the top of the Eifel Tower or indulge in a romantic stroll in the Marais neighborhood or along the banks of the Seine. Head out of the town and take a stroll to the Viaduc des Arts, a restored viaduct and railway which has been converted into a promenade of artisan boutiques and a vibrant above-ground walkway boasting dozens of varieties of plants and trees.
Romantic City #4. Dublin
Dublin offers all visitors the warmest of Irish welcomes thanks to the friendly, welcoming attitude of the city’s residents. If you enjoy enjoy the theatre, art, and music then you will appreciate it all that Dublin offers all the more. Dublin’s National Gallery is completely free of charge to visit and marries traditional and modern art seamlessly. The Ha’penny Bridge is the perfect place for an evening stroll, as it is open to pedestrians only, it is beautifully lit after dark, and the lack of traffic combines with the soft glow of the streetlights to create the perfect setting for a good-night kiss. Any visit to Dublin would not be complete without sampling a Guinness and where better than at The Guinness Brewery one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions.
Romantic City #5. Barcelona
Barcelona greats it’s guests with rambling streets, plazas and spectacular views which make it the perfect setting if you’re in the mood for love. Barcelona has an abundance of romantic restaurants, just take a stroll through the old town and adventure down its narrow streets and you are guaranteed to stumble across a charming little restaurant. Art Blau is an open air Bar & Restaurant overlooking the city. With an intimate and casual atmosphere, it’s perfect to visit at sunset.
Labyrinth Park is one of the oldest Historical Gardens in Barcelona is also probably the most beautiful. Try to find your way out of the lovely hedge labyrinth and stroll hand in hand along the different pavilions, canals and waterfalls. The lights and music show in Montjuïc’s Magic Fountain is the perfect setting for a romantic evening and is well known as a very popular spot for proposing or for engagement.