In honour of Valentine’s Day here are 5 secluded spots for romance that I’ve come across on my recent travels…

1. La Caleta, Cádiz, Spain

Golden sands, a crescent bay and hidden spots between the pillars – perfect for moonlit strolls…

Playa La Caleta, Cádiz


2. Old Town, Antibes, France

Narrow, winding streets and hidden alleyways – anything could happen…

Antibes Old Town
Antibes Old Town

3. Lake Pyhäjärvi, Tampere, Finland

Lakeside walks and sheltered benches – ideal for courting…

Lake Pyhäjärvi, Tampere
Lake Pyhäjärvi, Tampere

4. River Aire, Leeds, UK

Modern art sculptures nearby and a clandestine riverside promenade – let romance in…

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River Aire, Leeds

5. Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France

Beautifully sculpted gardens and covert meeting spots – inclined to some illicit wooing?…

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris