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Favourite romantic spots

There’s no doubt about it: travel can be romantic regardless of your age.

And here’s some of our favourite romantic destinations:

1.Venice, Italy – if romance has an ideal backdrop, this is it. Venice seems to emit a romantic energy. No wonder it is known as the City of Honeymoons.

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2. ‘El Maresme’, Catalunya – the dreamy coastline north of Barcelona.

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3. Florence, Italy – a living, breathing marvel

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4. Gower, Wales – a magical, mystical place. Wander among the castles and standing stones and feel the presence of the great romantic writers.

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5. Paris, France  –  synonymous with romance.

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6. Scotland – land of wonders

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7. Sorrento/Amalfi Coast, Italy – an amazing part of the planet

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8. The Swiss Alps – stunning alpine scenery, romantic islands and sweeping lakes.

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9. Rome, Italy – sights like the Trevi Fountain will live in your soul forever.

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10. The heart of grand old London – romantic in a special way.

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11. Dock of the bay, Copenhagen, Denmark – who could fail to love this romantic city and its wonderful people.

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12.The Cornish coastline, UK – lose yourself amid rugged beauty, whitewashed villages and glittering streams.

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13. Waterside New York City – serenity amid the excitement of one of world’s great cities.

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14. Isle of Capri, Italy – this beautiful place is not one of the world’s great honeymoon destinations for nothing.

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15. Legendary Pacific Coast, Australia – sunset over Alstonville Cottages, New South Wales.

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16. Horse and carriage ride, Vienna, Austria – a romantic way to see the historic heart of a lovely city

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17. Prague, Czech Republic – a romantic city steeped in history

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18. Utah’s national parks, US – the Coyote Buttes

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19. Denham, Buckinghamshire, UK – a romantic village of intense colours

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20. Niagara Falls, US – the ideal place to elope.

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21. Gold Hill, Shaftsbury, Dorset, UK – one of the world’s great romantic scenes

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22. The Great Ocean Road, Australia – the romantic lure of nature

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About Ian Roberts (254 Articles)
Ian Roberts is a veteran Australian journalist, PR man and writer/reviewer on accommodation and travel. Over many decades, Ian has travelled widely reporting and recording his experiences. His newsy columns - including Memorable Destination - have gained a big following among people seeking suggestions and objective information about accommodation, travel and destinations world-wide. Along with wife, Sue and her camera, Ian has taken up a particular challenge to help budget conscious seniors 50 and upward with travel and accommodation ideas - including suggestions for holding family reunions. Readers in Ian's home city of Newcastle Australia may also be aware of his travel and accommodation column in a local newspaper.

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