5 Romantic Getaway Ideas

We all lead such busy lives… work, kids, and family commitments fill our weeks. Wouldn’t it be amazing to have time to reconnect with your other half while experiencing new things together and creating treasured memories? You may even find new interests that carry on into a life-long hobby.


Whether you need to spice up a long-term relationship, are just starting out, or need to get away from the day-to-day demands, a getaway to one of these romantic destinations will deliver unforgettable experiences.


I selected the destinations based on a few things… nonstop flights from the New York area, romantic landscapes and breathtaking scenery, great food and wine, and they are all perfect for a getaway from 4 to 7 days…


Amalfi Coast, Italy

Amalfi Coast, Italy

The beauty of southern Italy’s Amalfi Coast is legendary… pastel fishing villages along the coast clinging to hillsides connected by the breathtaking Amalfi Drive. It’s no wonder the region has inspired artists, writers, and musicians for centuries. Romantic boutique hotels abound with lush gardens, spas, infinity pools, and spectacular sea views.


Douro Valley, Portugal

Douro Valley, Portugal

Imagine majestic rolling hills of vineyards with the Douro River flowing through them. The views are breathtaking in one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular wine regions. Experience a stunning spa hotel nestled in the hills with organic gardens, swimming pools, a world-class spa, restaurants, and a wine library. Your days will be filled with incredible hikes, visiting charming towns, culinary and wine experiences. Magical!


Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy

The most dramatic landscape… the lake is surrounded by spectacular mountains and hills dotted with stunning hotels and villas. Relaxation, breathtaking views, exploring charming towns, touring lovely villas, fine cuisine, boating, hiking, and dreamy hotels, this is Lake Como. Truly a dream destination perfect for a romantic getaway.


Paris, France

Paris, France

Glamorous buildings at every turn, lamplit bridges along the Seine, and the majestic Eiffel Tower peeking through at every corner, set the scene for the most romantic city in the world. The parks and gardens in Paris add to the charm. Take sandwiches and your favorite bottle of wine and spend the afternoon indulging in Parisian culture.


Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

Vienna is considered one of the most romantic cities in the world. From the lakes, mountains, the beautiful squares and gardens, to the magical palaces and wine taverns, Vienna is a lover’s paradise. A magical experience in Vienna is a food tasting tour, on a horse and carriage!


Which of these magical destinations would be perfect for your romantic getaway?


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