St. Valentine’s Day is coming! Do you want to surprise your partner? Are you looking for something unique to celebrate your love story? Do you dream of a romantic escape to reawaken the passion?
The Veneto region, located in the north east of Italy, offers exclusive locations and original couple experiences to celebrate St. Valentine’s day. Here, romanticism extends from the Dolomites to the sea. From the classic and romantic walks hand in hand to the exclusive high-altitude flights, passing through private night cruises and thermal wellness… you will be spoilt for choice!
Magic moments in Venice
Unique, fascinating, seductive: Venice is the undisputed Italian queen of romanticism because its magical atmosphere captivates and enchants you. You can enjoy all its beauty by walking hand in hand between the streets while contemplating its artistic wonders.
The most romantic ritual offered by the lagoon is the gondola ride, where you can admire the city from a new perspective, lulled by the water and kissed by the sun. However, consider the excursion to Murano and Burano islands on a private water taxi. Have you ever thought of visiting a glass factory? Thus, you will discover the ancient and fascinating art of glass making.
Anyway, the most exclusive proposal is the private night cruise. In the enchanted background of a “floating city” that glows with gold, where lights games create an almost mystical atmosphere, the moment is perfect to celebrate your love.
But Valentine’s Day will also open the Venice Carnival 2020! In fact, love is the theme of this year’s event … what about a seductive masked ball? It will only be the beginning of a magical night to celebrate your love.
Verona in love: a romantic escape to the city of lovers
Verona is the city of lovers par excellence. The Romeo and Juliet’s love nest has always been among the most popular destinations to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Would you like to spend an entire weekend there? As it usually happens in the lovers’ day, the Verona in Love festival will know how to conquer you. Lots of romantic events, including guided city tours, are specially organized for couples in love like you! Are you ready to be overwhelmed by a wave of love?
Let yourself be enchanted by a suggestive tour to discover the Shakespearean places of love. Walk hand in hand along the path that led from Romeo’s house to Juliet’s and her famous balcony. Imagine the feelings that those two young lovers felt, let yourselves get carried away by the emotions and live again your love. Do you remember the first chills, the sighs full of passion and the dreams of you two, young lovers? A dive into the past will bring back your best memories.
Then, relax with a pleasant walk along the shores of Garda Lake. Spend some peacefull moments being immersed in nature and push away the daily stress.
And if you love art in all its forms, here is the perfect end to a day full of emotions: an invitation to opera in the magical Arena di Verona. Enjoying a unique show under the stars, hand in hand, is priceless.
Valentine’s Day in the Dolomites
For all the mountain lovers, here’s a fantastic idea: a spectacular helicopter ride above the Dolomites. Breathtaking views and surrealistic scenarios will sorround you. It will be an unforgettable moment! Some facilities also offer a more scenic alternative to fly over these enchanted peaks: a romantic hot balloon flight! Finally, once you land, a candle-lit dinner will wait for you in a comfortable mountain cottage in Cortina d’Ampezzo.
FAll in love again in the “city of a hundred horizons”
Descending again towards the Po valley, you will come across one of the most romantic medieval villages ever. It is Asolo, the” city of a hundred horizons”. In fact, thanks to its panoramic position on the top of a hill, Asolo offers amazing views. Here, history embraces nature, creating lovely atmosphere.
If you walk among the cobblestone roads, medieval glimpses and Palladian villas will surround you. From the castle at the top of the hill, you will be enchanted by the endless hilly stretches of vineyards and olive groves.
Thermal and wellness Week End
Which better way to celebrate your love, if not with a warm and relaxing wellness weekend? In Abano Terme, the spa facilities offer wellness packages to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Are relaxing couples massages, romantic private saunas and mud baths not enough for you?
Then, the flourishing Euganean Hills await you for relaxing excursions in the midst of nature. Small villages, castles and Venetian villas shine among the vineyards, set like precious diamonds.
Do you want to add a bit of extra romanticism? Spend a day in the city of Padua, to enjoy its artistic wonders. The Scrovegni Chapel, the Botanical Gardens and the Pedrocchi Café are just some of the must-visit places.