If you are looking to treat your loved one to a special Valentine’s gift, why not plan a weekend break to one of Europe’s most romantic cities? Paris, Prague, Rome, or Madrid. GlobalCityBreak presents romantic reasons to splash out on a wonderful Valentine’s city break.
It may sound cliché, Paris, the city of lovers, but it really is one of the most romantic cities in the world and a wonderful destination to surprise your loved one for Valentine’s Day. From strolling along the seine, sharing a passion for art at the Louvre Museum, or enjoying a candle-lit dinner in a romantic Bistro, Paris is geared up for love, and you will definitely be in the good books if you decide to book a trip to Paris. Some of the most romantic experiences including crossing the 16th century Pont Neuf at sunset, visit the wonderful Luxembourg Gardens and sit by the pond, or take a trip up the Eiffel Tower, holding on to each for dear life! Holiday apartments in Paris.
The beautiful and historical city of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, comes alive at night, when all of the cities stunning buildings and monuments are illuminated. Medieval Prague has a wonderful romantic atmosphere, take a stroll across the Charles Bridge at dawn, or treat your partner to a cable-car ride to the Petrin Gardens, with its special mirror maze and waterfall.
The film Roman Holiday said it all; romantic Rome, a very special place to visit for Valentine’s Day. If you want to experience a Romantic Rome Moment head to the area of Gianicolo, which is situated just above the Trastevere neighbourhood, the views across the city are enough to make you want to propose. Take a stroll along the ancient Via Sacra, or a boat tour along the Tiber River, or share a pizza in one of Rome’s fabulous pizzerias. Holidays apartments in Rome.
At any time of the year Barcelona is a top city break destination, but what better to combine a romantic break to a trip to one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities. The city is a perfect weekend break destination as you can pretty much reach all the attractions on foot. Stroll along hand in hand along the gothic quarter, or visit Gaudi’s magnificent Sagrada Familia church, or his Parc Guell. A trip to the Magic Fountains in Montjuic should not be missed, and then head to the Gimlet Cocktail Bar, where you will feel like you are stepping back into a 1950s movie. Holiday apartments in Barcelona.
The poet Lord Bryon called it the pearl of the Adriatic, and this medieval town, really is a jewel to visit. Listed as UNESCO heritage site, Dubrovnik is a wonderfully romantic destination, with its rich cultural heritage, charming old quarter and beautiful emerald islands, situated just off shore and which can be visited by ferry. Even Hollywood couldn’t design a set as perfectly romantic as the city of Dubrovnik.
If you are looking to get away from the cliché romanticism, then head to Berlin; one of the most exciting European destinations, where you can combine the old school, with a cutting edge city, at the forefront of fashion, music and trends. But to add a touch of classic romance to your Berlin trip then we recommend a visit to Grunewald, the beautiful city forest and the Großer Wannsee lake, where you can enjoy water sports and cruises to Peacock Island, Potsdam and Spandau. The Schlachtensee Park is also a beautiful option, with its idyllic lake, perfect for a boat trip for two. Holiday apartments in Berlin.
What can we say about Seville, except that the city could be the birthplace of passion. Home of flamenco and tapas, Seville enchants and captivates its visitors. The city has a rich cultural heritage and many wonderful monuments and attractions. If you really want to experience true Andalusian passion and culture, then a trip to Seville is the one for you. Visit the wonderful gothic cathedral, the Moorish Giralda bell tower, or take a trip along the Guadalquivir River. Then work your way through the wonderful maze of cobbled streets and enjoy the best late night tapas and Andalusian hospitality. Holiday apartments in Seville.