Fantastic article by travel columnist Jill Schensul from, be sure to follow the link for a detailed list of great love lock locations around the world. Schensul: Locks of love around the world


It is, for one thing, a vision. Something you see, but still don’t believe.

“What the heck?” was my first thought, when I caught a glimpse of the bridge on a wintry day this December. Walking on the Quai Voltaire on the Left Bank of the Seine, I caught sight of the bridge through the trees. What I’d remembered as a pretty pedestrian bridge across the Seine now seemed to be glittering. The railings looked like they’d been wrapped in gold foil. Actually, looked like they’d been swarmed by fluttering copper butterflies.