Romantic trips for couples in Europe

Romantic trips for couples in Europe

It's not always easy to find the perfect holiday destination for a romantic getaway. One of you may want adventure, while the other prefers lazy days by the pool.

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But if it's romance you're looking for then you won't be short of dream destinations, especially within easy reach in Europe. And our friends at TripAdvisor have just the answer when it comes to finding special breaks just for two.

You could book a tour around one of Europe's most magnificent castles, cruise the canals in the 'Venice of the North' or even watch the sun rise above one of Spain's most stunning cities.

Take a look at the slideshow below to see the full list, all of which are available to book with TripAdvisor.

Romantic trips for couples in Europe
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Romantic trips for couples in Europe

Germany is well known for fantastic castles and culture lovers can book a tour from Munich and visit some of the most famous royal homes, such as Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. You won't even have to queue thanks to the private bus which is on hand for a luxurious and comfortable ride.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £162

Watching the Aurora light up the sky with a loved one has to be on everyone’s bucket list. When you visit Tromso in Norway you'll be part of a small group, accompanied by an experienced guide to hunt the famous Northern Lights. Once you've found them, your guide will set up a campfire with hot drinks for you to enjoy while you watch the show.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £140

Amsterdam is known as the 'Venice of the North' thanks to its numerous canals and romantic atmosphere and the canal cruises are not to be missed when visiting the Dutch capital. And why not indulge in a delicious four-course meal with your partner to make it extra special?

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £78

Dine in style and admire the beauty of Prague on this three-hour luxury cruise along the Vltava River. Take in the sights of Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge and more of the city's famous landmarks as you enjoy a three-course dinner with wine and live piano music. Dine in the bow area for the best panoramic views.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £70

Watch the sun rise over the beautiful city of Seville during an exhilarating hot-air balloon ride. You can drift through peaceful morning skies and gaze at the sparkling city and even toast your morning flight on touchdown with a luxurious glass of champagne and a traditional Spanish breakfast feast.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £154

The London Eye is one of the most recognised monuments of the capital's skyline. For the ultimate head-in-the-clouds experience, couples can book a private capsule all to themselves. You'll have the chance to sip on a delicious glass of champagne as you admire the views during your 'flight' over the city.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £380

What could be more special than reaffirming your love in one of the most romantic cities in Europe? The whole day will be taken care of to ensure you can relax and enjoy the romance of it all. There will even be a photographer on hand to catch the best bits. Your day will end with a gala dinner where you’ll be made to feel like Venetian royalty.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £2,284

Barcelona has everything you need for an unforgettable holiday - nightlife, romantic activities and cultural sights. To see the city from a different perspective, why not hop on board and cruise through the sunset to enjoy the Mediterranean coast with a drink in hand?

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £316

Is there a better way to see the most iconic places in Paris than to take a ride on a romantic carriage? You'll ride alongside the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and many more of the city's famous locations. You'll even get the full guided tour with your driver explaining the history of each location as you pass. 

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £46

Budapest has a rich history and plenty of attractions to entice travellers. Combine romance and history with a folkloric show before boarding a dinner cruise on the Danube River where you will have the chance to discover the illuminated city by night.

Bookable on TripAdvisor from £55


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