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Top 10 most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

Venice has edged past Paris to top a survey of the most romantic places in the world, according to some of the world’s wealthiest travelers.

Jan 30, 2015 | By AFPRelaxnews

Grand Canal Venice Italy

Venice has edged past Paris to top a survey of the most romantic places in the world, according to some of the world’s wealthiest travelers in advance of Valentine’s Day.

In a survey conducted by VeryFirstTo, the top three most romantic cities that were cited began with Venice, followed by Paris and Santorini, Greece.

READ MORE: HEAD TO ITALY FOR VALENTINE’S ROMANCE

Overall, the list of top 10 most romantic destinations is dominated by Italy, which claimed three spots for Rome, Venice and Florence, receiving twice as many votes as its closest competitor, France.

For the survey, participants were asked to name the most romantic destination in the world.

Venice seems to still be enjoying a major tourism boost thanks to last year’s glamorous, high-profile wedding of George Clooney.

cruise venice

Couples with deep pockets looking to celebrate their love in high style this Valentine’s Day can partake in another extravagant travel package organized by VeryFirstTo and partner Hurlingham Travel.

The ‘Ultimate Lovers’ Trip’ is a 30-day vacation that hits all 10 destinations including Italy, France, the Maldives and Thailand.

For $103,400, guests stay two to four nights at some opulent hotels in the most romantic spots in the world, including the Santorini Secret Boutique Hotel, Four Seasons Koh Samui, Thailand and Gritti Palace, Venice.

Top 10 most romantic Valentine’s Day destinations

1. Venice, Italy
2. Paris, France
3. Santorini, Greece,
4. The Maldives, Republic of the Maldives
5. Florence, Italy
6. Kauai, Hawaii
7. Rome, Italy
8.Saint Lucia, Caribbean
9. Koh Samui, Thailand
10. St. Moritz, Switzerland

 
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