Couples Holidays in Europe
When it comes to couples holidays in Europe, there’s really no better place for an adventure, and of course, for romance. Europe boasts a wealth of diverse experiences to enjoy, replete with historic cities, vibrant cultures, and breathtaking rural retreats; you could spend a lifetime travelling here and still only scratch the surface.
Explore the cobbled streets and magnificent architecture of the medieval towns of Italy, or sample freshly-baked Pasteis de Nata on a foodie trip to Portugal. If you’re after a truly romantic couples holiday in Europe, head to Iceland to gaze at the majestic Northern Lights, or alternatively, lap up azure waters and sandy beaches while island-hopping with your sweetheart in southern Spain.
Wherever you decide to go, your dedicated Travel Consultant will carefully listen to your ideas and plan an unforgettable trip arranged with all the personal touches and first-class Scott Dunn service that you’d expect. Taking from their own extensive travel experience, our experts will arrange private behind-the-scenes tours, book romantic meals in the best local restaurants for you, and set you up for a trip filled with memories you’ll long to recreate in the future.
The best destinations for couples holidays in Europe
Our expertly chosen couples holidays in Europe offer you the freedom and flexibility to craft a holiday that’s totally unique to you. Whether that’s soaking up the salty, sea air and sunshine on a beach in Greece, or canoeing through vast fjords together in Norway - discover our favourite European getaways below.
Delve into the lavender-infused fields of Provence, soak up the glitz of the French riviera or head to the Alps for world-famous skiing. From the stunning beaches of St Tropez to the mouth watering cuisine of Paris, this beguiling country has something for everyone.
A country that truly packs a punch, Italy is bursting at the seams with spectacular scenery, intriguing cities and the finest cuisine imaginable.
With stunning coastlines, rolling vineyards and cities packed full of history, Portugal's diverse landscapes combine to create a vibrant destination, rich in culture and tradition.
Spain, with its extensive coastline, colourful culture and fabulous food, is at the same time both vibrant and relaxing.
Exquisite islands, beautiful coastline, ancient stories and delicious food all play their part in the worldwide appeal of Greece.
With an endless list of geological wonders, it’s the astounding landscapes that really steal the show when it comes to experiences in Iceland...and they are best seen by air!
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Our travel consultants will take the time to get to know you as a couple so that we can handpick your perfect accommodation. Peruse our collection of exclusive hotel resorts, beachfront villas and magical ski lodges, and get ready to begin your adventure...
Borgo Santo Pietro
This stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside exudes charm and history. The lovingly converted 13th century villa, the center of Borgo Santo Pietro, offers guests a luxurious haven in which to relax and unwind.
Praiano, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Casa Angelina is a contemporary 39-room boutique hotel set on a cliff with beautiful views over the Amalfi Coast. Whether you want to explore the fascinating coastline, relax on the beach or try delicious local cuisine, Casa Angelina is the ideal choice.
Perthshire, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Think Gleneagles and golf instantly comes to mind, but a stay at Gleneagles is about far more than that. It is a luxury bolthole surrounded by an adventure playground: rolling glens and the fresh Scottish air just waiting to be explored and breathed in.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Lake Como, Italian Lakes, Italy
Grand Hotel Tremezzo rises majestically above Lake Como. The hotel is unusual as it mixes contemporary and traditional styles effortlessly. Antiques sit beside vivid modern fabrics & the beach club & luxury spa bring this historic hotel right up-to-date.
Asni, Atlas Mountains
An exquisite Atlas Mountain retreat near Asni, the luxurious, boutique Kasbah Tamadot combines relaxation with adventure in a stylish, indulgent and authentic setting. The image of the hotel's infinity pool is iconic with views across the valley below.
Sao Lourenco do Barrocal
Monsaraz, Alentejo, Portugal
Just two hours east of Lisbon, São Lourenço do Barrocal is a beautiful farm estate in the heart of rural Alentejo. Surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and flower-covered meadows, it's a short distance from medieval Monsaraz and the Roman ruins of Evora.
Norwegian Fjords, Norway
Storfjord Hotel, with its panoramic views to the fjord and warm welcome is one of a kind in Norway. Its beautiful décor with sheepskins, tweeds and rough wood, and antiques and knickknacks dotted about give this boutique hotel a charming ambience.
Porto Heli, The Peloponnese, Greece
Located on a hilltop overlooking Porto Heli on the east coast of the Peloponnese sits the luxurious Amanzoe. This 38-suite resort and spa offers guests a haven of peace and tranquillity, with panoramic sea views and stunning private beach club.
Finca La Donaira
Finca La Donaira, a one-of-a-kind boutique eco-luxury property, is set high in the Andalucian countryside between Seville and Ronda. Unparalleled service, food and outdoor experiences create a perfect contrast to sightseeing in southern Spain.
Harads, Swedish Lapland
In the heart of Swedish Lapland lies Loggers Lodge, a warm and welcoming cabin made for two, surrounded by trees, streams and breathtaking scenery. This is the perfect spot for those looking to really get away from it all.
Istanbul, Cappadocia & Bodrum
This varied and engaging itinerary is designed to give you a fantastic insight into Turkey, combining the cultural sights with wild and romantic landscapes and the beautiful Turkish coastline. Explore the magnificent mosques and bustling bazaars of Istanbul with an expert guide before rising up in a hot air balloon to gain a birds-eye view of the...
Athens, Crete & Santorini
Delve into the wonderful world of Greek cuisine with a gourmet journey through Athens and the islands, sampling some of the very best flavors and delicacies Greece has to offer. From authentic bakeries in Athens to local distilleries on Santorini, this mouth-watering itinerary is the perfect introduction to the flavors of Greece.
Perfect Pairings: Lecce & Apulian Coast
Let us take you along the road less traveled on this unique trip through the heel of Italy. The delight of Lecce will wash over you with a hefty dose of culture as you get under the skin of the rich Baroque style that exudes from this region. You will be treated to exclusive palace access, cultural tours of Lecce and the surrounding villages and...
Perfect Pairings: Lisbon & Rural Alentejo
Let us take you on a thrilling adventure as we guide you through the lesser known gems of Lisbon and Alentejo. Taking you along the road less traveled you will submerge in bespoke private out of hours tours, the secret nooks of Sintra and unearth palace secrets as our expert guides share their passion and knowledge. Along with awe-inspiring beauty,...
Perfect Pairings: Seville & Rural Andalucia
Delve into the vibrant seduction of Seville as you discover its deepest roots before diving headfirst into the glorious beauty of the countryside. Wind your way through Seville’s captivating streets soaking up life as a local whilst exploring the lesser-known corners on bespoke tours. Let peace and tranquillity wash over you as you submerge in the...
Couples holidays in Europe: guides and inspiration
Looking for ideas on the most romantic holidays for couples in Europe? Whether it’s an eco-friendly wildlife holiday or sailing along the Croatian coastline, our in the know travel experts have got all the best tips and advice to read before you go.