|You’ve likely fallen head over heels with Paris, but how about a new city to fall in love with? When it comes to romantic cities, you and your loved one are craving somewhere new, exotic, and unique for your romantic getaway. This list of our favorite romantic cities from around the globe is sure to get you and your loved ones’ wanderlust flowing and hearts beating faster.
Venice and Verona may be popular with tourists, but few Italian cities match the overwhelming beauty of Milan. Arguably Europe’s most enticing city, Milan offers locations such as the striking Milan Cathedral on Piazza del Duomo. Want to take your loved one’s breath away? Take them to an opera at the Teatro alla Scala, or to the Sforza Castle to witness some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most celebrated works of art. With a blend of Italian and Indonesian design, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Milan is a stylish yet tasteful place to rest while viewing some of history’s greatest works of art with a loved one.
Prague, Czech Republic
You can’t do much better than the old world charm and nostalgia of Prague. Locals know that Prague is one of the few cities in the world that has a special day for lovers. On May Day, a kiss in front of the statue of the romantic poet Karel Macha on Petrin Hill will ensure that your love will become timeless. From Frank Gehry’s famous “Dancing House”, which resembles a pair of dancers, to a leisurely cruise along the Vltava River, you can’t help but fall in love with not just your loved one, but the city. The Park Inn Hotel Prague, an Art Deco building dating back to 1907, is located near the banks of the Vltava River, and provides easy access to historical sites such Vyšehrad fortress, the National Theatre and Charles Bridge.
When it comes to romance, few cities match the majesty and mystery of Sydney, Australia. Have a romantic picnic at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, watch the symphony at the incomparable and historic Sydney Opera House, and follow it up with an evening stroll along the Sydney Harbour Bridge (which happens to be a perfect place to propose!). The stunning Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney, located in the heart of the Sydney Central Business District and near attractions such as the Sydney Aquarium and the Chinese Garden of Friendship, provides all the amenities you’ll need for romantic getaway in the Outback.
No list of romantic cities would be complete without Philadelphia, “The City of Brotherly Love”. From the Love Park in Center City, home of Robert Indiana’s iconic Love sculpture, to the world-class Philadelphia Museum of Art, home of the famous “Rocky steps”, Philadelphia offers date opportunities for art-lovers, history-lovers, and sports-lovers. Go skating with a loved one at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, or get a picture with the Liberty Bell in Independence National Historical Park. While in Philadelphia, stay at the stylish and sleek Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, just a short drive to Philadelphia’s best bars, restaurants, and historical sites.
So, love birds – where will you be spending this special holiday?