When you’re looking for the perfect city to enjoy a romantic getaway, it can be a difficult decision deciding where to go.

Luckily, the romance experts have done the hard work for us. Mills & Boon (yes, the book publisher) has announced the top spots for romance around the world.

With the help of experts and over 2000 travellers, the top loved-up locations were chosen. The #1 spot isn’t too much of a shock, however there was one contender you wouldn’t normally pick to be a city of romance.

<strong>1. Paris, France</strong>

.1. Paris, France

Bursting with culture, elegance and that certain je ne sais quoi, it’s no surprise Paris is still the #1 most romantic location in the world

<strong>2. Santorini, Greece</strong>

2. Santorini, Greece

The stunning white and blue Santorini was named the second most romantic place in the world. 

<strong>3. Venice, Italy</strong>

3. Venice, Italy

With gondola’s and Italian food, you really can’t disagree that Venice oozes romance. 

<strong>4. Amalfi Coast, Italy</strong>

4. Amalfi Coast, Italy

Or really anywhere in Italy for that matter. Travellers decided that the azure-waters of the Amalfi Coast were also a top pick for a romantic getaway. 

<strong>5. Maui, Hawaii, USA</strong>

5. Maui, Hawaii, USA

With it’s laid-back vibe and breathtaking scenery, Maui has always been a go-to destination for honeymooners and couples.

<strong>6. Bruges, Belgium</strong>

6. Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is a complete cultural melting pot and one of the most romantic locations in the world according to the survey. It’s compact, not too over crowded, and there is plenty to do.

<strong>7. Bora Bora, Tahiti, French Polynesia</strong>

7. Bora Bora, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Bora Bora is arguably one of the most naturally beautiful places in the world, and a hotspot for couples. 

<strong>8. Kirkjufell, Iceland</strong>

8. Kirkjufell, Iceland

A surprise contender in the list was the icy-cold Kirkjufell. You might recognize this mountain, as it’s been featured ‘beyond the wall’, a location viewers know to be anything but romantic. 

<strong>9. Cerf Island, Seychelles</strong>

9. Cerf Island, Seychelles

Pristine beaches? Check. Crystal clear waters? Check. A flawless sunset? Check. As far as romantic getaways go, Cerf Island ticks all the boxes.

<strong>10. The Gili Islands, Bali, Indonesia</strong>

10. The Gili Islands, Bali, Indonesia

Known for its sandy beaches fringed with palm trees, the Gili Islands is a sure bet as far as romantic locations go.