With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you must be looking up for some sweet surprises for your partner to make this day a special one. A romantic Valentine’s Day getaway can be an amazing option to consider if you want to spend some quality time with the love of your life in some beautiful corner of the world. Famous cities of love such as Venice and Paris are definitely an option when it comes to Valentine’s Day getaway, there are many other stunning cities in Europe which are just as lovestruck! So, here we are going to share with you some of these beautiful yet affordable cities which are a perfect Valentine’s Day destinations:
5 Best Places to Travel for Valentine’s Day
Paris, without any doubt, must be the top 1 on any list of romantic Valentine’s Day destinations. The city is known as ‘the city of love’ for a reason. There is nothing as romantic as holding hands and strolling along the Champs des Elysees with all the vibrant lights dazzling and dancing around.
Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and have a stunning view of the whole of Paris. Or you can just simply indulge yourself in wandering around the streets, holding hands, adding a love lock on the bridge and enjoying coffee while eating croissants.
Verona may just be the most sensuous city in the world, especially as the official home of Shakespeare’s classic, Romeo and Juliet. The whole of the gorgeous city goes absolutely gaga around Valentine’s Day with its Festival Verona In Love from February 11-14. Celebrations involve contests for the most romantic love letter to Juliet, live music in plazas all around the city, parades, poetry slams, art exhibitions and plenty of restaurants offering wine samplings and romantic dinner specials.
Meandering around Verona’s city center adorned with the “Lights of Love” glowing red hearts exhibit is a gratifying activity in itself. Stop by Casa di Giulietta (Juliet’s House) or relish a sunset walk through the Roman amphitheater, Arena di Verona, which dates back to the first century. For some real treat, you can check out one of the orchestral concerts inside the Arena during Valentine’s Day weekend. Palazzo Giusti and its surrounding classical gardens are also worth a visit.
Valentine’s Day is a good time to visit Venice. Carnival has just finished around the corner and the crowds will have diminished out. You might even experience some snow in Venice making the entire experience even more romantic.
The various bridges are connected and you can stroll around along the canals. The most romantic thing to do for couples looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration is to hop on a gondola. This small boat will take you through all the canals safely, showing you the beautiful city from the waterfront. You might even snug up against your significant other, as you head off into the sunset.
This charming little Belgian town is known across the continent thanks to its gorgeous looks and cozy atmosphere. The tree-lined canals, ancient streets, and pretty parks are a pleasure to explore, even more so when your special someone is beside you. To enjoy Bruges in the best way, take things slowly. Enjoy the wonderful walks in Minnewater Park, where according to legend’s belief, you’ll find true love if you cross the lake with your partner. Browse the city’s finest selections of Belgian chocolates from traditional local shops such as Neuhaus, Dubon or Confiserie de Clerck. How about a cozy evening at Wijnbar Est? Discover a vast selection of amazing wines on offer along with some brilliant live music.
For history, opulent splendor, exquisite cuisine and possibly a flurry of snow, the former Habsburg palaces in Vienna, Austria offer a wonderful city to visit on a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway.
Dine like royalty with your partner at the Restaurant Korso with rich Austrian cuisines such as lobster gratin or veal with creamy savoy cabbage. Embark on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride around the city sights or book tickets to hear the popular Philharmonic Orchestra perform at the spectacular Musikberein.
If you are with the right person, any place is nice to celebrate your love. However, it is also good to have some change in your daily routine from time to time on special occasions. This way you can create shared memories which you will remember someday with joy or share them in the form of romantic love stories.