The Romantic Getaway: Douro Valley, Portugal
Why Go: Simply put, Douro Valley is the most beautiful wine region in the world. The mountainside terraced vineyards overlook the gorgeous, winding river below. Its remoteness discourages all but the most ardent wine tourists, and its old world, cobbled-road charm provides a calm, romantic getaway for oenophiles and the people who love them.
Top Wine: Douro is known for its port, and its white ports are an offbeat delight. Take a bottle on a picnic to the chapel of São Salvador do Mundo for one of the best views in Portugal.
Don’t Miss: Quinta de la Rosa, located right on the Douros River, offers some of the best wines in region.