Trafalgar's most romantic travel experiences

Recently updated on August 13th, 2023 at 01:35 pm

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re already feeling the love in the air. And to celebrate, we’re rounding up the most romantic travel experiences you can have on a Trafalgar tour. From sailing the Greek Islands or driving the Amalfi Coast, to wine tasting in Napa Valley or going on safari in Tanzania, here are 7 of our most romantic couples and honeymoon travel experiences. 

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1. Take a dreamy sailing trip around Greece

What could be more romantic than a sailing trip around the gorgeous Greek Islands? This idyllic journey will take you from the beautiful island of Santorini to the glamorous island of Mykonos, with all kinds of magical adventures in between. Go wine tasting in the vineyards of Santorini, wander the charming streets of Fira and Oia, swim in hot springs on the volcanic island of Nea Kameni, sip cocktails in the stunning Little Venice waterside, or simply relax on the golden beaches together and do nothing at all! Sounds like true bliss… 

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2. Drive along the gorgeous Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast in Italy is synonymous with romance. From gorgeous coastal villages to glamorous islands, this is one of the world’s most romantic travel experiences. We’ll take you driving down the iconic coast along the Mediterranean, with plenty of iconic stops along the way. 

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Explore the exclusive artists’ paradise of Positano, a cliffside village famed for its boutiques, beaches and ancient treasures. Take a ferry to Capri where you can explore shimmering blue lagoons or indulge in mouthwatering food in the famous Piazzetta. Then kick back as we drive into the Sorrento countryside, dotted with gorgeous gardens and traditional farms. Try locally made cheese, salamis, vegetables, olives, lemons, bread… And wash it all down with local wine. Perfect! 

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3. Explore the hidden corners and leafy boulevards of the City of Love

Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon travel experience or a romantic couples retreat, the French capital has got to be on your bucket list. Famed as the City of Love, it doesn’t get more romantic than Paris. You can take it slow and wander the hidden lanes and leafy streets, pausing for a café au lait in the cosy cafés. Or perhaps you’d like to see the iconic sights like the grand Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Champs-Élysées. 

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We’ll also take you to the most beautiful neighbourhoods, like the lavish mansions and courtyards of Marais, and the artistic village of Montmartre, where you’ll walk in the footsteps of Dali, Picasso and Van Gogh. Don’t forget to top it all off with a dreamy cruise down the Seine River or a sultry night at the world-renowned Moulin Rouge cabaret performance. And if you’re looking for the perfect memento of your trip, we’ll take you to Fragonard Parfumerie where you’ll create your very own unique fragrance. 

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4. Go on safari in Tanzania then relax in the island paradise of Zanzibar

Take your romantic couples travel experience to the next level with a showstopping trip to Tanzania. Start with a safari in the iconic Serengeti National Park, where you can take a 4×4 game drive to spot the famous Big Five in spectacular scenery. 

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You’ll end your trip with three nights in tropical Zanzibar. Relax on the white sandy beaches and swim in the crystal clear waters. Cruise on a traditional dhow boat, go snorkelling to see the vibrant marine life, and soak up the magnificent sunsets each evening. This is sure to be an experience you’ll cherish forever.

Then head to the UNESCO-listed Ngorongoro Conservation Area, where you’ll descend hundreds of metres to the crater floor to discover a natural oasis. The forests and grass plains are dotted with lions, zebras, elephants, wildebeest and pink flamingos – and you’ll enjoy an intimate picnic lunch in the crater with the best view of it all. You’ll spend the night in the nearby lush green farmlands with incredible panoramic views over the area… And if that sounds romantic, we’re only just getting started! 

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5. Take a boat across the magical waters of Lake Bled

Dreaming of a real-life fairytale? You’ll find it in Slovenia. We’ll take you on a special journey to the lakeside town of Bled, where you’ll spend two nights in absolute bliss. Start with a scenic boat ride across the famous lake to Bled Island where you’ll find many odes to love. 

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The Church of Assumption stands on the site of a pagan temple dedicated to the goddess of fertility and love. It’s also a popular place for weddings and you’ll see 99 steps leading from the dock to the church at the top. It’s tradition for the groom to carry the bride up these steps. If they make it to the top, they can ring the bell, proving them “fit for marriage”! 

We’ll also take you to a gorgeous farm near Lake Bled to share a traditional meal with locals Monika and Gregor. And don’t forget to find the red heart-shaped sculpture on the sparkling shores of Lake Bled and snap a photo! 

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6. Indulge in a Napa Valley wine tasting and cruise the California coast

When you think of romantic tours or travel experiences, do you picture wine tasting and coastal views? Then we’ve got the perfect trip for you! Northern California has got it all, from gorgeous vineyards to redwood forests and wild beaches. You’ll enjoy a wine tasting experience in Napa Valley, before cruising the iconic 17-Mile Drive along the sun-kissed California coast. 

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We’ll also take a scenic road trip into the Sierra Nevada mountains to the famous Yosemite National Park. From the towering granite face of El Capitan to the spectacular Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite is a breathtaking experience.

If you can’t get enough of California’s natural beauty, you’ll also love our trip to the Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park where you can walk among these ancient giants. You’ll even get to enjoy a romantic dinner on a cruise across the stunning Lake Tahoe. The Golden State might just be the most romantic state in the USA!

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7. Cruise the stunning canals of Venice

If you’re looking for the most iconic romantic travel experience, it’s got to be Venice. From the cobblestone laneways to the dreamy canals, this enchanting city is the perfect place to celebrate your love with your partner. We’ll cruise the famous canals on a private launch, gliding past the grand Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. You’ll also spot the incredible Basilica in St. Mark’s Square. 

If you can’t get enough of the waterways, you can also take a private boat through the Venetian Lagoon to the island of Burano. Famed for its colourful houses, you’re sure to snap some gorgeous photos… Plus enjoy a delicious meal with drinks to top off your romantic Venetian island experience. 

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What are the most romantic travel experiences you’ve had on a Trafalgar tour? Let us know in the comments below…

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