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Romantic Things to do in Europe
Written by Dikshya Shaw on July 26, 2021 Share on

15 Most Romantic Things To Do In Europe

Couples are always browsing the internet for some romantic escapades with their loved ones. No matter what your style is, whether you want to have a candlelit dinner at one of the lavish restaurants, or take your love by cruising on a boat, there are several romantic things to do in Europe that will be beneficial for both “outdoor adventure” lovers or “cosy inside” couples. Europe provides a lot of romantic things for couples. Love is an amazing thing, and there’s no better place to celebrate it than in the lovely, appealing, and stirring continent of Europe. Celebrate every occasion of love, whether it’s your honeymoon, Valentine’s Day, or escaping to search for love with your bae, Europe offers the most romantic things that you can ever imagine finding in any other continent.

Also Read: Romantic Things to do in Europe for Couples in 2021

 

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15 Romantic Things To Do In Europe

Without further delay, let’s look at some of the best and fun romantic things to do for couples in Europe. Celebrate your love in a romantic yet thrilling way across Europe. Choose what activities attract you more from the given list of romantic things to do in Europe.

  1. Ride on a Gondola in Venice in Italy
  2. Cruise on Seine River in Paris in France
  3. Swim in the Geothermal Sea in Blue Lagoon in Iceland
  4. Watch a Sunset in Santorini in Greece
  5. Sail the Bosphorus in Istanbul in Turkey
  6. Preserve your love at the Love Heart Bridge in Warsaw in Poland
  7. Tour the Fairy Tale Castle of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria in Germany
  8. Steer through the Amalfi Coast in Italy
  9. Paraglide at Dune du Pyla in Gironde in France
  10. Glide through the Canals of Amsterdam in Netherlands
  11. Have a romantic dinner at Nautika Restaurant in Dubrovnik in Croatia
  12. Night Walk hand in hand in Paris in France
  13. Try out a Horse Carriage Ride in Vienna in Austria
  14. Book a Private Pod on the London Eye in England
  15. Get Tipsy on a Wine Tasting Tour in Valencia, Spain

1. Ride on a Gondola in Venice in Italy

Gondola Ride in Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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There is nothing like two lovers riding on a gondola as they zigzag through the romantic canals of Venice in Italy. Paddle along the canals or the tapered routes between the buildings with your partner. Feel the cool breeze kiss your face as they make the environment even more romantic. For wanting a more magical experience, take a gondola ride in the evening as you stare at the dreamy sunset and feel the chirps of birds as they head back to their homes. Have the feel of riding on Venetian boats with a mise-en-scène of pretty buildings along the shores.

 

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Gondola rides arrive at different prices, inclusive of a shared or a private ride. Since you’re on a romantic getaway, always opt for a private ride, as you will get to experience the heat and rush of this incredible traditional boat. Take a thousand photos for your memories and Instagram. Not only that, additionally, these rides give you a majestic tour of Venice through different angles, as Gondoliers point out fascinating buildings and sights.

Also Read: Honeymoon In Italy Travel Guide

2. Cruise on Seine River in Paris in France

Cruise on Seine River, Paris, France, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Get a cruise ride over the Seine and experience a lovely time with your loved one. Feel butterflies in your stomach as you walk on the street of Paris in France. Cruise while talking in all the mesmerising views of the wonderful Paris attractions. Watch the glinting lights from the Eiffel Tower, gaze at the world-famous Louvre Museum, see the wonders of the Orsay Museum, admire the eminent Notre Dame Cathedral, and feast a 3 or 4-course French dinner. 

 

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Either book an afternoon Seine cruise to get sheer views of the Paris landmarks or a dinner Seine cruise to get the beautiful lit views up the landmarks. Engage in the Seine cruise as it will surely provide you with the most romantic experience in Europe that you’ve ever imagined.

Also Read: 15 Things To Do In Paris In Winter

3. Swim in the Geothermal Sea in Blue Lagoon in Iceland

Swim in Blue Lagoon, Iceland, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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One of the experiences in Europe that atop many couples’ bucket lists is swimming in Blue Lagoon in Iceland. Dip yourself in the soothing warm waters of the sea that averages 39°C (102°F) all year round. Get comfortable with your lover in these calm waters while sipping on a glass of wine. Cherish a million dollars moment or even a million kisses. 

 

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If you’re not an adventure freak, spend a day at the spa at a geothermal sea in blue lagoon Iceland. Enjoy 2 or 3 hours of warming up in the lagoon, or go for a couples’ floating massage to fulfil your couple’s retreat in style. Choose a comfort package if you want to experience the geothermal sea on a budget or go full premium to experience luxury at its fullest while having the best time with your partner.

Also Read: Travel To The Blue Lagoon In Iceland

4. Watch a Sunset in Santorini in Greece

Watch a sunset in Santorini, Greece, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Ever crave watching a stunning sunset? Head straight to Oia in Santorini in Greece. Be a witness of the blue-domed churches, windmills, and picture-perfect sunsets. Don’t let the crowd in Oia fool you, as you share beautiful love stories with your significant other while enjoying the breathtaking sunsets over the waters of this Greek Island.

 

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The magical sunset, blue-domed churches, and windmill you see on the many postcards will now jump to reality. Head to Santorini to treat yourselves to one of the greatest evenings in the world.

Also Read: 7 Best Things to Do in Santorini, Greece

5. Sail the Bosphorus in Istanbul in Turkey

Sail the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Among the uncountable things to do in Istanbul in Turkey, cruising the Bosphorus is the most romantic. Treat yourselves to a traditional Turkish meal, get entertained by the Belly dancers, and watch the reflections of light from Istanbul’s famous attractions. If you think crossing from Europe to Asia will cost you both time and money, you’re wrong. Wait once you’ve gained the experience of crossing from Europe to Asia while sailing on the Bosphorus strait. 

 

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It is bound to make your time in Europe even more romantic. Opt for either daytime or nighttime cruises, as they both will make your romantic stay even worth your time. However, engaging in a nighttime cruise calls for a real romantic treat. Go for a private cruise to take in all the beauty Istanbul has to offer with the peaceful company of your loved one.

Also Read: Top 10 Things To Do In Istanbul

6. Preserve your love at the Love Heart Bridge in Warsaw in Poland

Preserve your love at the Love Heart Bridge in Warsaw, Poland, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Bring all the love flames out of yourselves in this little hidden gem of Love Heart Bridge. A couples’ haven, this bridge showcases a collection of 3 hearts entangled and coupled together. It is one of the most romantic sights in Warsaw in Poland, as no couple doesn’t fall in love with the shimmering lights coming from it at night.

Just like the custom at the Lovelock Bridge (The Pont des Arts) in Paris, lovers on the Love Heart Bridge lock padlocks and throw the keys in the river as a pledge of endless love. Love magic and believe in it too? You will get a forever magical feeling. Also, take an additional tour by visiting the nearby palace of Wilanow.

Also Read: 8 stunning castles in Poland

7. Tour the Fairy Tale Castle of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria in Germany

Tour the Fairy tale castle of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria, Germany, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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If you haven’t made your girl feel like a princess, now is the best time to make her feel like one. Take her to this fairy tale castle and make her dreams come true. Choose among your favourite Disney princesses and imagine yourself to be the one in this huge dreamlike palace. Visit the fairy tale castle of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria in Germany and make your dreams come true.

 

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Nestled at the top of the hill in the Alps in Bavaria, the phenomenal architecture, captivating landscapes, and the Hohenschwangau valley add to the beauty of this castle. Walk in the footsteps of King Ludwig II of Bavaria as you learn more about the history of the castle that inspired Disney’s Snow White’s castle and the “fairytale king” if you’re a couple that loves history.

Also Read: 9 Most Beautiful Castles In Germany

8. Steer through the Amalfi Coast in Italy

Steer through the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Are you a road tripper couple? If you are one, then dash through the Amalfi Coast, one of the best romantic experiences in Europe for you. This coastal road stretches over a 36-mile stretch of land. As you steer through the Amalfi Coast, observe the awe-inspiring views of the turquoise blue waters of the Tyrrhenian sea, tiny houses painted pink and citrus trees decked into the hillsides.

Experience one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Driving through the Amalfi Coast, a heritage UNESCO heritage site is a marvellous experience. Though driving alone with your bae beside is a spectacular feeling, many travellers who have driven along the coast before, advise that you hire a driver to do it for you. Though this mingling road is a bit challenging, it gives you enough time to focus on your loved one and the spectacular views of the coast.

Also Read: 7 Amazing Things To Do in Amalfi Coast, Italy

9. Paraglide at Dune du Pyla in Gironde in France

Paraglide at Dune du Pyla in Gironde, France, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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If you’re one of the faint-hearted, then you shouldn’t paraglide in Dune du Pyla. It can be done by only adventure thrill seeker kind of couples. Swing in the air like a bird with thousands of meters above the ground. Take on the challenge and get awarded with absorbing scenic views while getting a bird’s eye of the incredible dunes landscape.

Every couple on a romantic retreat should do this as this is one of the most attaining and daring adventures one will ever find in Europe. Take in all the views of the largest and highest dune, along with the panoramic views of the sea as you glide over the Dune du Pyla, a 2,500 m long and approximately 500 m wide landscape. Soar in the air with your bae for 20 or so minutes and never miss regretting the chance of paragliding ever in Gironde in France.

Also Read: Top 10 Beautiful Places In France

10. Glide through the Canals of Amsterdam in Netherlands

Glide through the Canals of Amsterdam in Netherlands, Romantic Things o do in Europe
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Sail through the canals of Amsterdam in the Netherlands with your loved one by your side. Hand-in-hand experience the magical sunset over the cruise. Forget about all your worries and tension when the cruise provides splendid views of the city with the refreshing breeze of the water drifting to create a lovely and exciting experience.

 

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Book a candlelit dinner cruise to share a beautiful moment with your loved one. Amsterdam sometimes referred to as ”the Venice of the North”, is perfect for a romantic boat ride with your bae. Hire a private boat and sail away with your love.

Also Read: 15 Things to do in Amsterdam in April

11. Have a romantic dinner at Nautika Restaurant in Dubrovnik in Croatia

From engaging in extreme sports or just a romantic day at the spa, a romantic getaway should always end with a romantic candlelit dinner. Nautika Restaurant in Dubrovnik is one of the most romantic restaurants in Croatia. This restaurant with an amazing romantic ambience is located in Croatia’s capital of Dubrovnik.

 

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Surrounded by beautiful terraces, pleasing views of the Adriatic and the fortresses of Lovrijenac and Bokar, and soothing live piano music, dinner at this cosy restaurant is bound to bring out all the feels from your loved one. So, create more pleasing memories with your lover by starting on a romantic gastronomic journey at Nautika restaurant. Indulge in a variety of dishes from seafood, grills to vegetarian specialities.

Also Read: 10 Best Places to Visit in Dubrovnik

12. Night Walk hand in hand in Paris in France

Night Walk hand in hand in Paris, France, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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There is nothing more romantic in Paris than walking hand in hand. Walk with your bae hand in hand in the city of love. A visit to Paris is not completed without spending a lovely time around the incredible Iron Lady, the Eiffel Tower. Experience this great European landmark at the time when it glitters every hour at night and gaze at this mesmerising beauty with your partner.

 

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Get dazzled by the dazzling lights, and you can decide to continue walking hand in hand on the beautiful bridges of Paris. Either choose to walk on the Love lock bridge of Paris or lock away your love on the famous Alexander III bridge. A nightly walk will make you fall in love with your lover once again.

Also Read: Nightlife in Paris

13. Try out a Horse Carriage Ride in Vienna in Austria

Try out a Horse Carriage Ride in Vienna, Austria, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Ever fancy a horse carriage ride? Take in the beautiful views of Vienna in Austria from a horse carriage ride. If you’ve ever visited Vienna or even just read about it, this is a must-not-miss activity. A 19th-century form of transportation, riding in one of the horse carriages feels like royalty as you get earnestly moved around the city.

 

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Share this intimate moment with your lover, as you’ll never get any more magical moment than this. Admire the great architecture on your way through the old town while rubbing your lover’s hand or cuddle each other through the entire ride of this great city.

Also Read: A Memorable Walk in the Vineyards of Vienna

14. Book a Private Pod on the London Eye in England

Book a Private Pod on the London Eye in England, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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London, not entirely entitled to be a romantic city, but there’s something about this city that screams romance. Spend your romantic stay with your bae amidst champagnes and chocolates. A sensual sparkle from the Champagne or the celestial taste from the chocolate, London never misses to surprise you. A combined form of these two triggers romance in London. Feast on them while gazing at the city’s views from the London Eye, the perfect icing on the cake.

 

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Book a private “pod” on the London Eye to be completely alone and feel goosebumps on your skin as you hit the top of the world. However, taste the clarified chocolate or sip the divine wine as you ride the huge London Eye.

Also Read: 10 Best Things to Do in London in Summer

15. Get Tipsy on a Wine Tasting Tour in Valencia in Spain

Get tipsy on a wine tasting tour in Valencia, Spain, Romantic Things to do in Europe
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Are you a couple looking out for new types of wines to taste? If yes, then head straight to the south of Valencia in Spain and get tipsy from the gallons of wines you can lay your hands on. Valencia, a wine haven, features a collection of over 275 wineries and more than 72,500 hectares of vineyards. Apart from this, there are plenty of wine tasting tours you can go to, not only to taste some of Spain’s famous wines but also to explore the vineyards.

 

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Moreover, to make your experience more romantic and memorable, travel inside a hot air balloon, which will take you through the vineyards of Hoya de Cadenas as you toast to love with your significant other in the air.

Also Read: Attractions In Valencia

Tips for Your Europe Vacation

  1. Try an old-fashioned spa experience at the Milk Manor, Latvia.
  2. Don’t forget to try out European cuisine.
  3. Take a tour around Disneyland Park.
  4. Carry a portable charger and an international power adapter along, as the outlets in Europe are slightly different from the common ones.
  5. Buy a local Simcard with high-speed data to make life in Europe easy.
  6. Pack a rain jacket, as the drizzles in Europe are unpredictable. Also, carry a couple of formal outfits as the evenings in Europe can get a little fancy.
  7. Keep a copy of your hotel reservation, passport, and other important travel documents handy.
  8. Do not take a taxi anywhere in Europe. Prefer public transport, or you might end up spending all your money on Uber.
  9. To avoid standing in long queues, be prepared with all your tickets to the museums and famous attractions in places like Paris well in advance.
  10. It is advisable not to carry too much cash., as many places in Europe prefer credit cards.
  11. Do not order bread or water in a restaurant, as it is not always complimentary. So, you may end up shooting up your bill.

Also Read: 10 Amazing Things To Do In Europe In Summer

Frequently Asked Questions for Your Europe Tour

Which is the best country to visit in Europe?

The best country to visit in Europe is Switzerland. Remarkable views, chocolate, wine, and snow activities at Mt Titlis are some of the reasons why you must visit this country.

What is the best time to visit Europe?

The best time to visit Europe is in April because the crowds are small and the weather is mild and pleasant. Wear a light jacket or a sweater to feel more comfortable in this weather.

Which city in Europe has the best nightlife?

Paris in Europe has the best nightlife. It presents you with a lot of romantic things, like an evening stroll along the Seine river and dining at a gorgeous rooftop bar.

What should I bring home from Europe?

Europe is a city with a thriving fashion sense. So make sure you shop for trendy clothes from boutiques, chic outlets, and thrift stores.

What is the most popular dish in Europe?

Europe prepares a lot of bread-based dishes. Go ahead and pick up from any of the mentioned dishes, like bagels, croissants, croutons, french toasts, pastries, macaroons, and more.

How much would a Europe trip cost?

A Europe trip will cost you INR 7854/- per day.

What is the most romantic city in Europe?

Paris is the all-time most romantic city in Europe. Engage in a cruise on the Seine, absorb the stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, and a show at the Moulin Rouge.

Is Venice romantic?

Venice is no doubt romantic. Take a motorboat a few miles across the Venetian lagoon to the unspoiled islands nearby and stroll with your better half on the pretty pastel streets.

 

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With an uncountable number of romantic activities to do in Europe, what are you waiting for? Pack up your bags and get set to have an exciting romantic getaway in Europe with us. Choose from our list of Europe trip packages or European honeymoon packages at Pickyourtrail or customise your own Europe itinerary and make an unforgettable romantic escapade to Europe with your love.

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