Ready for some tenderness? Love is in the air this week with Favoroute selection of unexpected romantic getaways you may not have considered yet! Time to treat yourself and your soulmate with some exclusive alone together moments in cities as much special as your couple! From sun sea side resort, reclused private island to sweet christmas atmosphere villages, let’s swap the most famous crowded romantic hotspots with these authentic and intimate destinations!
Rather than Paris … Lille
Lille is so charming, this city of the North of France will presents all the aspect of the romantic Paris, with its red cobblestones monuments, impressive cathedral and steep reclused alleys but yet way more intimate! The old center of the town is a fascinating blend of elegance and grace. Indeed, Lille put a lot of attention in preserving its so typical stamp of the 17th century! Getting to wander in the city in December is even more fascinating, Lille is well known to be hosting the 3rd biggest Christmas market of France! A magical atmosphere, a hot-spicy wine in the hand, to be share with someone very dear.
Find out more about Lille with our Travel Designer guidebook!
Rather than Venice … Budapest
Venice may be the Queen of the Adriatic, but Budapest is the Pearl of the Danube! The Hungarian Capital is truly fascinating, between Liberty and New art style, the blend between modernity and traditional stamp is exceptional. Its magnificient cathedral, cloister, ancient streets all along the river side will give to Budapest the authenticity and personality that is missing the touristic Venice. Having a walk at night in Budapest is a one time life experience, a real city of light that will ravish your eyes and warm up your hearts!
Rather than Florence … Verona
What better romantic destination than Romeo and Juliet’s Verona? Follow the footsteps of the most passionate lovers that ever existed and replay their act looking down from their famous balcony. Verona has everything you would look for in Florence : its roman streets, its so picaresque and typical orange-red stone monuments and classic squares. But Verona is even more, classified as World Heritage, Verona is at the very core of the passions of both the ancient and new times. Electrifying and vibrant, its theatrical atmosphere will transport you for sure in a great lyrical experience!
Check-out our Travel Designer special romantic guidebook for Verona !
Rather than Santorini (Greece) … Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre is for sure Italy’s favourite hidden gem! Atypical standing on its rock and yet so picaresque of the italian lush of life, the Cinque Terre is a land of secrets and full of surprises. 5 cities are to be discover, each more colorful than the others ones. Watching the sunset on this unique rock is a real delight and exploring its steep streets and approaching its blue-red-green poetic small boats an authentic italian feeling. A sea side resort cut from the world insanity, out-of-time little paradise that will allow you to bound even more.
Find out more exquisite destinations in Italy with our selection of unexpected guidebooks!
Rather than New York … New Orleans
Once upon a time… New Orleans! You will found in this so peculiar Louisiana city all the fuzziness and craziness of New-York but without its teeming aspect! New Orleans, birthplace of the Jazz soul has all the cards to seduce you… Its street music is a permanent delight and will lead you to discover the most charming corners. As a mystic tale scenery, New Orleans is inspiring and its green and white lights at night will be for sure an unforgettable overwhelming shared experience.
Find out more about New Orleans with our Travel Designer guidebook!
Rather than Bora Bora … Capri
Even is Bora Bora seems difficult to compete with, Capri is an as much incredible experience as the Polynesian sea resort! Famous for its white houses and clear blue water largely displayed in mythic passion and love story films, Capri and its twin sister Anacapri are way more than that. No sandy beaches and coconuts but water glowing blue cave and many other natural wonders awaits you on this stunning island! Capri will reveal all its most well kept secret corners to those who dare explore it to the fullest, you can never know what awaits you at the end of its white steep street but one thing is sure: when you get to its edge, you’ll never want to go down again. Anacapri improvised natural swimming pools just under the cliffs and at 5 minutes from the mystic cave worth definitely a Bora Bora sandy beach! To be enjoy for a sucessful romantic getaway!
Rather than Amsterdam … Colmar
Amsterdam with its canals is for sure one of the most charming city ever but not yet the most compelling one! Quite unknown, Colmar‘s calm is to be enjoyed while the city is not yet crowded with tourists! Colmar is the jealous hidden gem of Alsace, France. Fully french traditional and german, swiss architectural inspired, the village has something of legendary. Out-of-time, Colmar has preserved its ancient stamp as untouched by the world craziness! A retreat from the everyday life to breath a new life at two!