The most romantic destinations for lovers

There are places whose name alone is enough to conjure images of romance: Paris, Venice, Rome, Verona.... With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we take a look at some of the most romantic destinations on the planet. Which one takes your fancy?

It's that time of year again, when Valentine's Day looms and love is on everyone's lips. Maybe you think February 14th is just another date on the calendar, but there are plenty who will be using it as an excuse for gifts, treats and romantic getaways. Some will be choosing gifts from overseas – speciality chocolates from Belgium, fresh flowers from Holland or the Islands of Scilly, luxury French perfume – while others will have arranged a romantic meal at an exclusive restaurant, a relaxing getaway for two in a remote country mansion, or the indulgence of a spa break. And then there are those who go all out to impress with a trip to one of the most romantic locations on the planet. What are your plans?