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9 holiday destinations where you’re most likely to find romance

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 7/11/2018 Laura Hampson

© Provided by Shutterstock Ever since John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John sang about summer loving, summer romances have been the ultimate daydream for any single Brit travelling abroad.

And with shows like Love Island perpetuating the summer romance idyll, a holiday romance has never been more in vogue.

Luckily, if you’re looking for your summer days to drift away into summer nights, dating app Happn has revealed the top holiday destinations where you’re most likely to find a summer romance.

The app – which helps you to find people you’ve crossed paths with – has rounded up the most popular destinations where their 50 million users have crushed.

Skyline of coastal town of Nice in France during sunset. © Provided by Shutterstock Skyline of coastal town of Nice in France during sunset.

The best destinations to find love …

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Nice, France
  • Ibiza, Spain
  • Istanbul, Turkey

It seems sun, sea and sand really does lead to love with the most popular holiday destinations all being coastal regions along the Mediterranean.

The best airports to find love …

  • Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam
  • London Heathrow, United Kingdom

Arrivals at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4. © Provided by Shutterstock Arrivals at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4. Why sleep in an airport when you can while away your time trying to find love? Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports so it’s no surprise singles are jumping on the app while they wait for their flight.

The best landmarks to find love …

  • Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom
  • Eiffel Tower, Paris

People gathered outside Buckingham Palace © Provided by Shutterstock People gathered outside Buckingham Palace Is there a better origin story than “we matched after walking past each other under the Eiffel Tower”? We think not.

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