Going away for a romantic weekend can be a great way to reconnect, make new memories and simply enjoy time together away from the daily grind. Whether you decide to organise a short break together or it's a surprise for your other half, it's not always easy to plan this kind of weekend away. On top of that, we sometimes find ourselves confronted with proposals for weekends at exorbitant prices. Don't worry, we've got all the ideas you need to plan a romantic break on a budget, while making the most of every moment you spend together!
When we think of a romantic weekend away, we immediately think of places that are world-famous for being romantic: Paris, Venice or the Greek island of Santorini, for example. Of course, these destinations are very beautiful, but they are also very expensive. So you'll need to spend a certain amount of money to enjoy these places as they should be. As in all very touristy places, it's difficult to find a nice hotel at an affordable price, and activities, restaurants, souvenirs... will also cost much more than elsewhere. Victims of their own success, these romantic destinations can also quickly become a nightmare. When we go on a romantic getaway, it's above all to meet up and spend some quality time with our partner, so we don't necessarily want to find ourselves surrounded by dozens or even hundreds of other couples admiring the sunset from the same spot as us.
If you're looking for a superb romantic break, you'll need to find a romantic destination that's a little less touristy. This will allow you to benefit from more affordable rates and enjoy a more authentic experience. Here are a few ideas for lesser-known, less expensive romantic destinations that will still give you an unforgettable romantic weekend:
It's perfectly possible to find cosy accommodation that combines comfort, practicality and romance. You should also be careful to choose accommodation that offers good value for money. In fact, some accommodations take advantage of their originality or exclusivity to inflate their prices, without providing the comfort and services you might expect. Here are our tips for finding affordable accommodation for your next romantic weekend away:
There are lots of free or inexpensive activities to do during a romantic weekend away. Because there's more to enjoy than spas and gourmet dinners, here are our suggestions, which you can of course adapt to suit your destination:
It's perfectly possible to spend an unforgettable weekend in France with your partner without breaking the bank. By opting for affordable accommodation, free or low-cost activities and less popular destinations, you can create memorable moments without sacrificing romance. So don't wait any longer and start planning your budget getaway today!