V is for... Venice
The city built on a network of shimmering waterways has long attracted couples from around the world. While floating along the Grand Canal allows you to take in the sights and sounds of Venice as it was meant to be seen, exploring the traffic-free alleys, bridges and streets by foot is a pleasure in itself.
With some of the most breathtaking buildings in Europe, alongside piazzas, market stalls and hidden churches, it is a paradise for culture vultures. Splash out and stay at the legendary Belmond Hotel Cipriani on the tip of Giudecca Island, a regular with celebrity clientele and just minutes across the lagoon from St Mark’s Square via private motorboat.
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