With kids back in school, September is the perfect time to enjoy a very well deserved romantic getaway following the long summer school break, which is the unofficial “longest-ever-family-time”.
It’s also a great time to enjoy again the romantic side of destinations once romantic-for-couples, which have turned into perfect-for-families during the summer time.
We have put together a list of the 4 best romantic destinations that are perfect for a short getaway, just what is needed to get you and your partner some “us time”:
Considered by many as Europe’s best city for romance, Prague is THE city for couples. Whether you visit the historical astronomical clock, the beautiful town square or the gorgeous Prague Castle, Prague is a real life fairytale town. Its unique architecture, barely touched by the events of World War II, will leave you speechless, just the right way to be while on a truly romantic getaway.
Take a cruise on the Vltava river, a walk through the old town streets, and look for the famous Love Lock Bridge together. When it comes to romance… you can never go wrong with Prague.
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September is a great time to visit the beautiful island of Santorini, one of the most touristy greek islands. You will enjoy the great summer weather, with the benefits of cooler evenings the end of summer brings along. Overlooking the Cerulean seas and typified by white walls, Santorini is the Greece we all dream of. It is the PERFECT couples’ heaven on earth, offering beautiful overlooking the sea, restaurants, day walks through picturesque streets and wild, seemingly untouched, beaches.
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If you and your partner are into snorkling, boat rides, sunbathing or deep forest hikes, Zanzibar has it all! The beautiful Archipelago in the Indian Ocean is the perfect destination for both active and hammock-loving couples. Zanzibar’s islands are conveniently connected, with a regular ferry schedule, making it easy to travel to the mainland or between islands for daily excursions.
Don’t miss out on a visit to Zanzibar city’s Stone Town, and be sure to walk the beautiful trails of Jozani Forest. For the foodies among you, Zanzibar offers great cuisines, justifying its historical role as Spice Island.
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Blue lagoons, shimmering glaciers, and the trendy boutiques of Reykjavik. Iceland offers options for a hiking getaway, with some great options for day strolls in the city and beautiful romantic nights out on the town. Take a bike spin around Reykjavik, climb the glacial wonderland of Sólheimajökull or enjoy a romantic boat ride. September is the best time to enjoy Iceland before the cold nordic winter comes crawling back for its long stay.
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Happy, romatic travels!