There are many cities that are best visited together, especially if it’s Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a gondola ride in Venice, a kiss below the Eiffel Tower, or hold hands at the world’s most famous temple for love – The Taj Mahal. These would be some of the most memorable moments for the two of you.
Strengthen your love this Valentine’s Day with some together time. Enjoy a romantic vacation, like never before. Here are the world’s 10 best cities for romantic lovers to celebrate their Valentine’s Day together.
Salzburg is a favorite for honeymoons. One of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Salzburg offers cobblestoned streets, striking urban and rural landscapes, art and culture, and the best part – a backdrop for romantic encounters. Wander through the old town square. Play a romantic bout of hide and seek among the Roman Gods statues and fountains at the Mirabell Palace Gardens. Listen to a performance of Mozart. Or you can enjoy opera and ballet shows. Visit the home of the Von Trapp family, made famous in The Sound of Music movie.
Paris is the city of love. Enjoy a nice, candlelight dinner with your loved one in a French restaurant. Or better steal a kiss underneath the Eiffel Tower. There is no escaping romance if you are in the city. Walk the beautiful streets of Montmartre. Catch up on some Opera, ballets, and recitals. Lunge by the Seine River or picnic at the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens. Get around in a chauffeur-driven Vintage Citröen. Or simply spend a lazy afternoon together at a roadside café.
Pastel piazzas and winding waterways make Venice special. It’s a wonderful city for Valentine’s Day. Walk by the cathedrals and canals with your love. See the city’s beautiful gothic architecture. Take a water taxi to cruise the canals or go for the slow ride on a gondola. Propose on a Gondola as you ride below the Rialto Bridge. Sip hot chocolate at Cafe Florian. The hidden corner and intimate restaurants of Venice are perfect for stealing a kiss.
Positano in the Amalfi Coast is just south of Naples. It is breathtaking. Sit on the beach, holding hands, and sip some wine. Watch the sunset or simply stroll down the streets. You will have Mount Vesuvius on one side and Capri island on the other. The ride along the Amalfi Coast is breathtaking too. You will have stunning natural beauty, but sometimes you may have to hold your breath during the bends. Positano is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. See the beautiful whitewashed houses. Visit the Byzantine churches. Nearby Sorrento is also perfect for Valentine’s.
Prague has romance for all lovers of any age. Enjoy a boat ride or visit Petrin Park. Think flower, cards, and chocolates – there is no dearth of ideas. Prague is one of the most romantic cities in Central Europe. There is no end to bars and romantic street music. Enjoy the local delicacies at midnight. Entertain your loved one. And shower him or her, with lovely gifts. Sit at one of the many romantic restaurants and enjoy the evening.
The Indian city of Agra is famous for the Taj Mahal. It is the epitome of love. One of the seven wonders of the world, it is the perfect place to propose and pour your heart out. The ivory-white marble mausoleum attracts thousands of lovers from the world over. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj when he was heartbroken after the death of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj gets its name from her.
Bruges in Belgium is a real-life fairy tale. It offers the best old-world European charm. The city will take you centuries back to medieval times. Take a romantic walk along the canals and watch the Swans swim by in pairs. Ride on a horse-drawn carriage. Walk over the Lake bridge and listen to tales of love between Minna and the warrior. See the windmills. The cobblestoned streets are lined with chocolate shops, boutiques, and quaint picturesque buildings.
The Eternal City is a must-visit for the romantics and history buffs. Admire the Colosseum and Pantheon. Visit the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica Santa Maria. See the thousands of fountains you will find throughout the city of Rome. Spend an evening cruising on the Tiber. See the awesome romantic comedy from 1953 Roman Holiday before you go. The movie features Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. It was filmed entirely in Rome and won several awards.
Costly to live but awesome to visit with your partner. Visit the Pacific Heights neighborhood and see the iconic Victorian homes. Rent a bike to see some of the city’s best views. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge. Visit the nearby Sonoma or Napa to try some of the best wines in the world. Cupid’s Span on the Embarcadero offers incredible sunset views. Watch the Bay Lights show together.
Many romantics and newlyweds will visit the Maldives or nearby Seychelles. But Zanzibar, just off the coast of Africa in Tanzania, is equally beautiful. It is a tropical paradise. Zanzibar has a stunning coastline. There are many beautiful islands in the archipelago. Visit the spice plantations, the old fort, or simply relax in a hammock.