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Top romantic summer destinations for 2022

Written by Fiona

August 11 2022

There is little to beat a romantic break with a loved one, especially if it combines historical places, breathtaking landscapes and new experiences. Travelling with a loved one allows couples worldwide to experience a wide range of emotions. Read on to discover top summer destinations that you may enjoy visiting with your loved one.

Burano, Italy

Venice is well-known for its canals and natural beauty. On the other hand, Forbes recommends visiting the Buranoisland in the Venetian lagoon.

The houses in the city are painted in various colours, giving them a vibrant and beautiful look.

Until the sixth century, Venice was a part of the Ancient Roman Empire and people enjoyed living there. Unfortunately, they were compelled to leave their home due to barbarian assaults. As a result, the residents moved to a more secure and distant part of the Venetian lagoon. Such a place turned out to be an island 7km from Venice.

While visiting Burano, you’d have a chance to immerse into the diversity of local culture. There are numerous tourist attractions from playing bet casino in local gaming houses, shopping local needlelace or making a photoshoot among colourful buildings. 

Porto, Portugal

A visit to the city, which is the true heart of Portugal, may leave you wanting to stay forever. The magic of restaurant terraces, colourful townhouses along the Dora River and street musicians will enhance your romantic break.

The São Bento railway station has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts a large number of tourists. Each fresco demonstrates the city’s history, while the unique Azulezhu tiles speak of the city’s splendour.

Prague, Czech Republic

This city is rich in history and mythology. While staying there, couples will feel like they are in a medieval fairytale. If strolling isn’t enough, take a brief cruise along the Vltava River, walk around Prague Castle and relax in one of the city’s parks. The diverse architecture will not leave anyone indifferent, especially your soulmate.

Salzburg, Austria

This small city will enhance your romantic getaway. You can see all of the sights in a few days. The city is known for its museums, fortresses, palaces, and Wolfgang Mozart.

Mozart’s birthplace is at Getreidegasse 9 and you can visit the museum dedicated to this well-known Austrian performer.

Florence, Italy

Florence is another lovely city in Italy and it’s a wine and art lover’s heaven. It is worth noting, however, that the coronavirus situation in Italy is still unstable, according to Statista. In this regard, when deciding which country to fly to for a romantic trip, look at the COVID-19 restrictions of the country.

The medieval Castello Nipozzano is one of the city’s attractions. Tourists love to visit Piazzale Michelangelo, Pitti Palace (the primary residence of the ruling family), as well as Ponte Vecchio.

Romantic holiday tips

This list of romantic places should have helped you in finding the right place for your romantic summer trip. Remember to plan the trip with your partner together, explore less popular cities, seek out locations away from tourists and enjoy each other’s company. Instead of going to the supermarket, go around the local market to get a sense of the country and city you’re in.

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