The Six Most Romantic City Breaks

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, there’s no better time to feel a little loved up and plan a city break to a romantic destination! Whether you are searching for charming walks along the waterfront, cosy candlelit evenings in local restaurants or breath-taking sky high views, take a look at our six recommendations for the perfect romantic city getaways:



The historical city of Rome in Italy offers excellent attractions for city breaks including the ancient Vatican City and The Colosseum. Rome is a magical mini break location where you will feel like you’re discovering another amazing fountain or impressive piece of architecture after every corner you turn. Make the most of your sightseeing time and take tours around the city visiting the Spanish Steps and the Pantheon plus much more! For nightlife, head to a romantic and traditional Italian restaurant of course…when in Rome! Click here to see our apartments in Rome.

Rome at night



Paris is the classic couples city break bursting with lots of romantic things to do! From sightseeing such at spectacular views from the Eiffel Tower and enchanting trips to Disneyland Paris to fabulous entertainment at the Moulin Rouge – there are so many cool things to see! Take leisurely walks along the River Seine and stop off to indulge in some French Champagne to really celebrate in style!

Paris at night


New York

This city has it all – take a shopping trip on 5th Avenue, go Ice skating in Central Park or soak up the sky high views from the Empire State Building. New York feels huge but it’s so exciting to explore and is very romantic in winter when the weather is crisp, there’s snow on the ground and the Rockefeller Christmas Tree is alight. Spring and summer is perfect for wandering the streets and exploring the places to go in Manhattan. New York comes alive at night with the beaming lights in Times Square and fantastic range of Broadway entertainment on offer!

New York Bridge



Famous for football, impressive architecture and delicious tapas – Barcelona can be a fantastic romantic short break destination. Barcelona city offers a taste of Spanish beach life for those couples wishing to relax next to the sea and soak up the sunshine. If you’re a fan of the football – FC Barcelona are one of the world’s greatest teams so, remember to check out the football fixtures before you travel as you may be lucky enough to catch a game! Search our apartments in Barcelona!

Barcelona Dock



Holland’s capital city Amsterdam is the city break to pick if you like the idea of roaming along the canals, exploring the city’s museums and tasting some of the delicious Dutch beers. The locals are so friendly that you will instantly feel at home and you’ll fit right in when you rent bicycles to ride around the city centre. Be sure to pick up a bunch of tulips as a very appropriate treat for your other half!

Amsterdam Canal



For a city break with a difference head to Iceland’s Reykjavik and take a journey through the incredible landscapes to benefit from some unreal sightseeing including whale watching, searching for aurora borealis in the skies and relaxing at the geothermal spas. In Reykjavik city, there are plenty of quirky café’s, bars and restaurants perfect for keeping warm and cosy. Don’t miss the impressive Hallgrimskirkja church where you can climb to the top for magnificent views of the city.

Reykjavik City Northern Lights


Ready to book your romantic getaway? Take a look at our apartments and holiday rentals in Rome, Paris, New York and Barcelona.


Where can you recommend for a perfect romantic city break?