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Five Romantic Cruises For Couples Who Love Travel

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Love is all around us — especially in these romantic destinations! Whether you’re celebrating a milestone anniversary or traveling together for the very first time, there’s something special about sharing an Azamara voyage with the one you love. And while happy couples tend to see the whole world through rose-colored glasses, a visit to one of these swoon-worthy locations will only add to the enchantment. 

Come explore five of our most romantic cruise destinations for couples who love to travel.

Greece

Picturesque view, Old Town of Oia or Ia on the island Santorini, white houses and church with blue domes at sunset, Greece

Santorini is perhaps the romantic ideal of a Greek seaside vacation. With its pristine beaches, azure domes, sweeping coastal vistas, and sunsets said to be among the most beautiful in the world, this jewel of the Aegean will have you falling in love all over again — both with your sweetheart and with the magical island itself.

Here, you can get blissfully lost together on a stroll through the quaint cobblestone streets of Oia. Or, take advantage of the breathtaking panoramic views from the summit of the Mountain of Prophet Elijah. Wine lovers can enjoy a visit to a local winery to sample a glass of sweet vinsanto while taking in a lively celebration, complete with Greek food and folk dancing. Truly, our incredible shore excursions offer something for every couple.

There's no wrong way to spend a day with your beloved in Santorini. And since we stay late in port, you can relax, savor the sunset, and toast “yiamas” to your love.

Get ready to fall in love all over again when you browse our upcoming voyages to unforgettable Santorini.

Norway

Green Aurora borealis over Alesund, Norway.

Who says a romantic getaway has to be a beach vacation? Grab a hot cup of kokekaffe, wrap yourself in a woolen røros blanket, and snuggle up with your other half on a breathtaking voyage through the rolling green hills, sparkling crystalline glaciers, and vibrant, historic cities of beautiful Norway.

Toast to the land of the midnight sun over a bottle of bubbly on your stateroom's private veranda. Onshore, spend a morning in picturesque Alesund exploring the Sunnmøre Museum, an open-air exhibition of Norwegian coastal culture, then drive up to Mount Aksla for postcard-perfect views of the town below. Or cozy up together at a cafe on the shores of Lake Loen, surrounded by towering peaks, turquoise waters, and plunging mountain valleys.

Experience love at first sight when you check out our upcoming Norway voyages

Australia

Cityscape image of Sydney, Australia during sunrise.

Wildlife, wineries, and world cuisine — oh my! They say that opposites attract, which means there may be no better destination for lovers than the nation of contrasts that is the Land Down Under. From outback adventures to an evening at the opera, this jewel of the Southern Hemisphere has something to suit art lovers, foodies, and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

Take in the rugged splendor of Seal Bay and its colony of endangered Australian Sea Lions on a naturalist-guided tour of this protected wildlife sanctuary. Sample some of the continent’s finest wines while you learn about the unique growing conditions of Albany, Western Australia, with their uncanny resemblance to the renowned Burgundy region of France. Or cozy up with the one you love and take in the iconic sights of cosmopolitan Sydney on a panoramic drive through the heart of the city.

Whether your ideal romantic getaway involves an outback adventure or a night at the opera, find something to stir your imagination. 

Explore our upcoming Australia voyages today.

France

Historic half timbered buildings in the beautiful town of Honfleur, France

The Champs-Élysées, the Eiffel Tower, the dreamy banks of the Seine at twilight — when it comes to romance, few places hold a candle to the City of Light. The captivating museums, charming restaurants, and breathtaking architecture of Paris offer the perfect backdrop for a romantic adventure. But France has so much more to offer lovers beyond its most famous city.

Get a taste of what it’s like to live la vie en rose with an exclusive wine tasting in the rolling vineyards of Bordeaux. Or embark on a journey back through the ages on a guided walking tour through the cobblestone streets of Honfleur. If this seaside town feels familiar, it’s for a good reason — the iconic architectural style here was immortalized in the works of Monet. And for an authentic sense of wonder, visit the magnificent Mont-Saint-Michel. This towering medieval abbey on the Normandy coast appears like a floating city at high tide.

Add a little joie de vivre to your travel plans — explore our upcoming voyages to Bordeaux and Honfleur today.

Italy

Grand Canal in Venice, with Santa Maria della Salute Basilica in the background

It’s easy to get swept off your feet by Venice. With its ornate architecture, winding streets, and iconic, tranquil canals, this floating city practically beckons to lovers around the world. Venice is often referred to as the most beautiful city in the world, and to experience it is to understand why: awash in a haze of light and color, the city has an almost dreamlike quality.

Leave your map behind and get blissfully lost together, strolling the city's maze of streets and alleyways, where charming restaurants and shops abound. Cozy up on a gondola ride through the Venetian canals. Or take a guided walking tour of some of the city’s most impressive attractions, like the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, where Renaissance art and architecture blend together in a sumptuous feast for the eyes.

Are the canals of Venice calling your name? We can take you there! Explore our upcoming voyages today.

Always Follow Your Heart

Couple chatting to each other and smiling

There is nothing quite like an adventure shared with the one you love to expand your horizons and bring you a little closer together. From the breath-taking scenery of the Norwegian Fjords to the dreamy streets of the City of Light, there are so many exciting destinations to explore together. But, of course, the real magic isn’t only the destination — it’s who you share it with.

Where will your hearts lead you off to this year? Explore all of our upcoming voyages and fall in love with your next adventure.

 

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