Our 16 Most Romantic Getaway Ideas for Valentine's Day
So return that box of chocolate, cancel that dinner reservation and take your hunny on a romantic trip-of-a-lifetime they're not soon to forget. It's not too late!
You can't even TALK about romance without including Paris! Make it ze best Valentine's day ever with a romantic stroll around the picturesque city of lights. Marvel at the iconic Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, sip coffee at an outdoor cafe or see a show at the Moulin Rouge. Anything you do will be a recipe for a true Parisian romance.
From a private gondola ride and walking hand-in-hand as you explore the city's labyrinth of hidden bridges and canals to a candlelight spaghetti dinner, Valentine's Day just won't ever be the same after a trip to Venezia.
Considered the 'Venice o the North' - with it's winding maze of canals and excellently preserved the architecture, it's not difficult to see why - Bruges makes the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine's Day. Feast on melt-in-your-mouth Belgian chocolates, stroll the historic craft markets and lose yourself in the city's gorgeous Medieval architecture.
Whether it's the stunning 19th-century architecture or a vibrant nightlife that makes you swoon, Budapest has it all. Sometimes referred to as the 'Paris of the East', surprise your loved one with handmade chocolates, spa treatments, or a romantic cruise along the Danube River. On a budget? Take a free walking tour of Budapest!
Treat yourselves to a vacation fit for royals this Valentine's Day. Hold hands wandering the century-old streets and white fortress walls that inspired Kings Landing in Game of Thrones. Cuddle as you watch the sunset over the city's breathtaking view of the Adriatic sea. Tour the city by scooter built for two and you'll see why Dubrovnik is on our list!
Italy takes its romance seriously and Florence might be considered the "crema della crema" (however, the Italians would probably just say it in French). With magnificent Renaissance architecture, world-class art museums and top-notch cuisine - you'll have a Valentine's Day to remember.
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
There's nothing like holding hands while taking a stroll along the Charles Bridge to get the heart fluttering, especially as the sun rises! Stir up a passion-filled weekend starting with a Prague walking tour, dinner across the river and finish with a delicious Czech beer to cap off the night.
With its European influences and cobblestone streets, Montreal is one of the most romantic cities in North America. After a hand-in-hand skate in the centre of scenic Montreal, keep each other warm by sharing a box of steaming poutine (fries and cheese curds coated in gravy) or a Thermos of hot chocolate.
Take your partner back in time with Lisbon's stunning views and quaint architecture. Check-out the cosmopolitan restaurants and vibrant music scenes at night after a day of exploring. And don't forget to ride the cable cars up and down the hilly city.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Impress your partner with a fabulous trip to Cape Town! Filled with fine-dining restaurants, spas and resorts, this passionate city will leave you endlessly inspiring (and relaxed) for tons of date night ideas!
SAN FRANCISCO, USA
There's no end of love in San Francisco! Check out the trendy coffee shops, go shopping as a couple or just relax by the seaside with your Valentine.
Celebrate Valentine's Day in summer-y Australia! Enjoy a classic, Ferris wheel ride at Luna Park followed by a team-tanning session on St. Kilda's Beach. Mark your love on one of Melbourne's free graffiti alleyways and have a intimate dinner for two at one of Melbourne's many award-winning restaurants. If there's still time, Melbourne is just a short drive away from some of Australia's best wine regions.
Not only the final resting place of St. Valentine himself, Dublin is bursting with romantic date ideas. Between castles, cathedrals and rolling green hills in the scenery, you won't have any problem with kindling the love here. We offer lots of free walking tours of Dublin, for something a little different, try a Free Literary Walk or Free Brew Legacy Tour!
Let the sparks fly in Spain this Valentines! Let the rambling streets, stunning plazas and gorgeous architecture inspire your love. Take your date on a hot air balloon ride over the city, take an easy walk through streets, or see the opera at night - the ideas are endless.
Germans might not be known for their romance, but what's not to love about Berlin's vibrant city life and delicious beers? Partners who learn together, stay together, so take an educational walking tour of the city and learn more about Berlin's diverse history and art scene.
On February 14th, London shows it's soft side with tons of loved-themed events and shows. Take star-lit stroll along the Thames River and get a great birds-eye-view of the city in the London Eye for the perfect romantic getaway.
Even if your single, there's nothing like taking a relaxing solo trip to show some self-love. Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!
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