Cheap romantic getaways this spring

Spring is here and romance is in the air. Many UK couples will be looking for a cheap romantic getaway at some point during the next three months. UK travellers will also be aiming to effectively use May’s bank holidays for an extended break in a romantic city in Europe.

Idealo flight comparison has done all the hard work for travellers and compiled a list of the best deals for romantic breaks in the weeks leading up to the official end of spring on 21st June.

With its roadside cafes, unique delicatessens and awe-inspiring history, Paris has left lovers smitten for centuries. As the quintessential lover’s city, it is also teeming with tourists during summer. Why not beat the throngs and visit now? Here are the cheapest times to fly to Paris:

01.05-09.05.2013 from £81
14.05-20.05.2013 from £80
05.06-11.06.2013 from £76
20.06-24.06.2013 from £84

A return trip to the city of bridges is possible for under £70. From the Grand Canal winding through the city, breathtaking sites such as the Rialto Bridge and the wonders of Murano island can all be savoured. The cheapest dates are:

08.05-14.05.2013 from £58
22.05-29.05.2013 from £51
07.06-11.06.2013 from £51
20.06-24.06.2013 from £87

Vienna is a crescendo of high culture, superlative in architecture and music and embodies old world romanticism. However, class doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive and flight prices to Vienna are very much within the reach of the average traveller:

02.05-07.05.2013 from £99
23.05-30.05.2013 from £99
05.06-10.06.2013 from £147

Seductive Seville is one of the sunniest cities in Europe. Here, great architecture, tapas, flamenco and the smell of orange blossom prevail. Experience Seville for under £110:

02.05-09.05.2013 from £80
21.05-28.05.2013 from £108
12.06-18.06.2013 from £98
20.06-26.06.2013 from £90

Prague turns everyone into a poet. The Czech capital has been mythologised by stories of travellers returning from its fair streets for centuries. Prague is the perfect setting for a spontaneous romantic getaway. The best deals this spring include:

01.05-07.05.2013 from £99
16.05-20.05.2013 from £135
21.05-28.05.2013 from £118
05.06-11.06.2013 from £98 is an independent flight comparison website listing prices from hundreds of airlines. The data for this study was collated on 16th April 2013. Flights are non-stop. All prices are subject to change.