your #1 Most Romantic Travel Destination

Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:04 AM
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your #1 Most Romantic Travel Destination

In all your travels where have you been that you'd conside it the most romantic spot of anywhere else and why....
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:26 AM
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Any and everywhere in Italy.
Venice is pure magic !!
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:51 AM
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With an honorable mention to anywhere in Paris, the most romantic spot I have experienced is St. Remy de Provence.

As you drive in to or from this beautiful village, you drive through miles of plane trees planted exactly across from each other. On a summer day you can spot sunflowers, lavender growing wild or in cultivated fields on either side of the road. It is so easy to imagine Van Gogh wandering through and painting in this area which he did.

Though I have traveled this route many, many times it continues to inspire and awe me.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:56 AM
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Venice... no question
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:57 AM
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Kauai. Beautiful wilderness, fabulous beaches, perfect weather - you can feel so calm and at peace.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 09:59 AM
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Hallstatt, Austria.
Get a room on the lake in this tiny village squeezed between a mountain side and the lake. A great place for two lovers!
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 10:29 AM
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Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 10:32 AM
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I'll take Paris w/Venice a close second. I can't imagine anywhere else competing w/these 2.
 
Old Apr 25th, 2003, 10:53 AM
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Sevilla, walking arm & arm late in the evening along the banks of the Guadalquivir. Maybe it's just the magic of Andalucia, because I felt the same way about the Alhambra at night in Granada.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 11:13 AM
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Ravello on the Amalfi Coast.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 11:45 AM
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Another vote for Venice. So romantic and magical, it truly is like a fairy tale. One of my most favorite memories of my trip to Italy is my husband twirling me around as the orchestras were playing in Piazza San Marco after we were dropped off from our gondola ride.
{big sigh}
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 12:19 PM
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" Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda."

The first romantic spot sounds like a place where Viagra could come in handy. Your second romantic spot will require a lot of foreplay.

To me romance is everywhere in Europe, whether it's watching the sunset on the Arno in Firenze, a gondola ride in Venice or making out on a bridge in Paris. I'm looking forward to the Mosel area and Switzerland in September. I'm sure my wife and I will find some new romantic spots.
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Heidelberg, Germany.

Nowhere else has come close, with the possible exception of Clonakilty... I don't think Venice comes even close, but that's just my opnion
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 12:54 PM
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"Heidelberg, Germany"

Wow. This is the most interesting answer to this question so far. I know some people on the board have bashed Heidelberg. I've been there on a few occasions and like it a lot. Unfortunately I wasn't with a woman on those occasions, so romance played no part for me. What makes Heidelberg so romantic to you? Inquiring minds want to know.
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Bora Bora 20 years ago. Today, toss-up between Rangiroa, Huahine, or Maupiti.

I won't go into reasons, as, based on your other post, it appears you have your heart set somewhere in Europe.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 01:30 PM
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OK Melissa you sold me...Venice is next on our list!

Our first trip to Europe will be Greece...Santorini, Mykonos & Athens next month

I agree maitaitom, romance is everywhere you make it!
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My most romantic spot is without doubt Heildeberg...This is where my hubby proposed... I was in vacation in Germany and he was stationed at Rhein Main, Frankfurt...We were so young then and so much in LOVE...
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Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Almost anywhere in Hawaii.
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Old Apr 25th, 2003, 10:50 PM
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Ich habe mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren. ( to the tune of I left my heart in San Francisco)
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