It is important for couples to spend some time together to strengthen their bond. What better way to do it than to go on a road trip? Car hire Europe is a cinch. Click here to know more. The most popular routes are the Amalfi Coast in Italy, the Romantic Road in Germany, the Ring Road in Iceland, the NC500 in Scotland, among others
Here are fantastic road trip routes perfect to rekindle the romance for couples.
The Garden Route, South Africa
South Africa is a country rich with beautiful landscapes. One of the best ways to see what South Africa has to offer would be to take the Garden Route, covering Cape Town to Mossel Bay, a good 300-kilometer view of amazing diverse landscapes, from beaches to deserts, to vineyards to sub-tropical forests. Drop by Knysna to buy handicrafts, then move on to Tsitsikamma National Park and gaze at the spectacular waterfall. Then try crossing the Storms River suspension bridge. If you feel quite adventurous, go for the highest bungee jump from a bridge in the world at Bloukans Bridge. You also have to visit the Gondwana Game Reserve to gain that safari experience
Hai Van Pass, Vietnam
Hai Van literally means Sea of Clouds. It is named quite appropriately as you will find yourself traversing winding roads at 1,627 feet and have a fantastic view of Vietnam’s breathtaking landscapes and showcase Vietnam’s rich history. From the bottom of Hai Van Pass, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Lang Co beach. As you go up, you can take in the beauty of the East Sea coastline and ruins from the Vietnam War. It can take you about 6 hours to take on this 21-km pass through the Truong Son Mountain Range. Make sure you drop by Elephant Springs and the small fishing villages that line up the coast to check out the freshest catch of local fishermen.
The Basque Circuit, Spain and France
The mother of all romantic road trips may be the Basque Circuit that runs from Bilbao, Spain to Biarritz, France. This 480-km journey should not be rushed as there are so many stops along the way so sample the local cuisine, interact with the locals, and enjoy the sites. There is the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Basilica de Begona, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, wine country Rioja, San Sebastian, Saint Baptiste Church in Saint Jean de Luz, among others. Each place is rich in history so make sure you take your time and explore each nook and cranny, as well as talk to locals and ask for suggestions on what local cuisine to try and where to grab a bite.