Top 10 Romantic City Break Ideas in Europe

Looking for fantastic city break ideas? All you need do is work your way down the list and whisk your partner, boyfriend or girlfriend off to one or more of these places anytime you want a city break.

Top 10 Romantic City Break Ideas in Europe

1.       Berlin in Germany

Places you should see here include the State Opera House, eastern city center, the Potsdamer Platz, Unter den Linden and the beautiful fountains of the Lustgarten. And for great meals, drinks, music and romance, go to the Prenzlauer Berg. Other interesting attractions include visiting the Tiergarten Park (a nature lover’s haven), Schoneberg and Charlottenburg.

2.       Amsterdam in Netherlands

Amsterdam is not called the city of festivals for nothing. There’s some festival going on in this city. Whisk your partner to this city of canals and waterways and visit the Dam Square which is home to many restaurants, shops and fairs, Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein (lots of theatres, clubs and pubs here), the Jordaan and tour the waterways.

3.       Morzine in France

If you’re fitness buffs or adrenaline junkies, nothing is better than going skiing in spectacular Morzine’s over 600km ski slopes. And if you don’t want to ski, you can always hike, walk, ride bicycles and bikes in the mountain trails. And after that, you can easily sleep in one of the holiday rentals in Morzine.

4.       Lyon in France

When next you’re thinking of city breaks, you should go to Lyon. Things you can do there include seeing architectural edifices in Vieux Lyon, visiting a museum in Fourviere, seeing an opera in Terreaux, and having a drink and meal in one of the many restaurants and bars in Croix-Rousse.

5.       Budapest in Hungary

Budapest with its rich cultural heritage offers so much to tourists. While there, make sure to visit the Citadel, Parliament Building, Castle Hill and Gellert Hill. The latter will provide you with an amazing view of the entire city. Pest also boasts of amazing coffee shops and restaurants.

6.       Venice in Italy

If courtyards and churches appeal to you, then Venice is the place to visit. With its Piazzas, churches and spectacular courtyards, you’ll surely have a weekend of fun here. Things to do and places to visit include taking a tour of the Venetian canals, seeing the Venetian Lagoon, the Murano and Piazza San Marco.

7.       Reykjavik in Iceland

Spectacular and breathtaking, Iceland is an amazing country. Visit Reykjavik and see the The Culture House, Strokkur Geyser, Gulfloss Waterfall, and Thingvellir National Park. And while there, make sure to indulge yourself in the natural Blue Lagoon Spa and the many restaurants and bars there.

8.       Antwerp in Belgium

Belgium also offers some amazing city break activities. Visit the Rubenshuis, Diamond Museum and Antwerp Cathedral. If you still have time, go see The Ruien and Diamondland (make sure to buy her a diamond necklace though).

9.       Lisbon in Portugal

Don’t worry you don’t necessarily need to master Portuguese to get by here. While there, visit the Torre Vasco da Gama, Igreja de Sao Roque, Caste of St. George. Then take a tram ride and tour the city, shop at Campo de Santa Clara and enjoy some portuguese cuisines in one of the many restaurants there.

10.   Malaga in Spain

Spain is both beautiful and breathtaking. Little wonder it’s a tourist haven. Visit Malaga and see the Malaga Castle, Alcazabar fort, La Manquita Cathedral (spectacular views of the city from the top of the fort). You should also stay in one of the abundant luxury resorts there, take long walks on the beach, explore the city and savour the delicacies offered by the many restaurants there.


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