ROMANTIC

Celebrate Love at the Most Romantic Cities from around the World

Devika Khosla

Last updated: Oct 15, 2018

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Scenes from the Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan hit movie Ek Tha Tiger were filmed in Istanbul.

Eat

Savour freshly caught seafood grilled to perfection at Mahé’s many beachside eateries.

Shop

Pick up some of the best quality Ceylon tea from a tea factory in Nuwara Eliya.

Do

Visit Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world housing works by Renaissance greats like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.

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Wherever you decide to go, keep your camera within reach for taking romantic selfies!

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Move over France and Switzerland! While you’ve been popular with hopeless romantics for years on end, it’s time to make way for new arrivals that are more than worthy of hogging the limelight. Whimsical and wonderful, here are the most romantic cities around the world you should be heading to for a hearty dose of love.

Mahé, Seychelles

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Mahé, the largest island in the Republic of Seychelles is fairly hidden from the limelight. A playground for the rich and famous, Mahé is a picture postcard retreat with its crystalline azure waters, pearly white sands and idyllic swaying palms. Home to some of the world’s most luxurious resorts, couples will be spoilt for choice when it comes to where to stay and how to play! Ignite the passion by taking a romantic sunset walk on the beach, island-hopping by chartering a private yacht, or exploring the depths of the ocean teeming with exotic aquatic life while scuba diving. Paradise never looked better!

Book Your Flight to Seychelles

Book Your Flight to Seychelles

 

Florence, Italy

The heart and soul of the Renaissance, Florence is Italy’s pride and joy. Let your love flourish as you explore the city’s famous sights hand-in-hand. Make your way up the iconic red-domed Duomo for 360-degree views of the city; admire the sculptures in Piazzale Michelangelo and stay to watch the sunset; and walk along the picturesque Arno River, across the Ponte Vecchio. However you decide to spend your days and nights, don’t leave Florence without a romantic dinner at a sidewalk café. Order a bottle of wine, feast on authentic Italian cuisine and revel in the moment under the starry night sky.

Book Your Flight to Florence

Book Your Flight to Florence

Read more: 7 Ravishing Experiences to Indulge in on Your Italian Vacation

Istanbul, Turkey

The wonder of Turkey begins with the fact that its situated in two continents—Asia and Europe. Steeped in heritage and culture, the capital city, Istanbul, is a perfect mix of the old and new. Together, meander through vibrant souks and as a special souvenir, make your own fragrance at a traditional perfumery. Visit landmarks like the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace that represent the grandeur of the region’s history. Enjoy some adventure on the water by taking a ferry to the archipelago called Princes’ Islands where you can take a horse-drawn carriage ride through leafy boulevards. At night, take a romantic cruise on the Bosphorous Strait with stunning views of the illuminated Ortakoy Mosque and the Rumeli Hisari fortress.

Book Your Flight to Istanbul

Book Your Flight to Istanbul

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Dubbed the ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is a quixotic hill town dating back to the British era. Known for its tea estates, the dreamy sight of clouds rolling in and mist blanketing the hills is especially breathtaking. Rekindle the magic by discovering scenic outdoor gems including waterfalls like Lover’s Leap and Devon, Gregory Lake and gardens and parks. Enjoy a Victorian-style high tea amidst sprawling gardens abloom with flowers. If quality time with your special someone is what you seek, look no further! 

Book Your Flight to Colombo

Book Your Flight to Colombo

Read more: Sri Lanka's Must-See Tourist Places