Travelling with your loved one on Valentine’s Day is a great way to celebrate this annual tradition that has been celebrated by couples for hundreds of years. If you are planning on proposing, then Valentine’s Day could be the perfect time to do it! Here are some ideas for a fabulous Valentine’s Day getaway.
Walking in Wales
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is 300 km of coastal beauty that has 58 beaches and 14 harbours along it. You can join guided tours or rent a car and hike at your own pace as it is broken down into many smaller routes. Explore the beauty of Offa’s Dyke Path which dates back to the 8th century and is located on the border between Wales and England. The trip is full of historic castles and abbeys, charming villages and cottages to stay in, and beautiful scenery like rolling hills, stunning forests, and summits with breathtaking views.
Paris is a romantic destination and it is the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day. You can stay in a 5 star hotel or rent your own apartment for a quieter visit. You can take cooking lessons together and learn how to cook some of the fabulous meals that France is known for. Go to the observation deck of the Eiffel Tower to see the sunset together. Take a short train ride outside of the city to explore the stunning gardens and buildings of Versailles. Take in a show at the famous Moulin Rouge and then stop at a café for a glass of wine before heading to bed.
Meandering through Marrakech
Marrakech is an ancient fortified city in Morocco that dates back to medieval times. This picturesque city is known for its stunning gardens, beautiful palaces, majestic mosques, and its bustling market place. The market place is a labyrinth of alleys that you can stroll through and purchase spices, jewellery, locally made pottery, and textiles. The streets come alive with vendors, snake charmers, fortune tellers, and strolling musicians. Stay in a riad and head to a hammam for a public steam bath.
Relaxing in Umbria
Umbria is a region in Italy that is known as the “green heart”. You can explore beautiful medieval towns like Spello, Orvieto, and Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. Visit the capital city of Perugia and you can see the Perugia Cathedral, Palazzo dei Priori, and Fontana Maggiore. If you are looking for a secluded and peaceful retreat, you could rent a luxury villa and sitting out on the balcony enjoying local wine and looking out over the stunning views. Umbria is known for its truffles and you can join tours that will teach you how to hunt for wild black truffles. You can also go on winery tours and sample some of the locally prepared wine.
Floating in Fiji
Fiji is located in the South Pacific and it is a great place to go for Valentine’s day because there are so many romantic things to do. The area is known for its pristine beaches and its stunning crystal clear blue water. There are many accommodations that cater only to couples and you can even rent your own private island. You can relax on the beach, indulge in spa services, and go swimming in the beautiful blue water. You can go on kayaking tours or canoe tours that will allow you to explore some of the areas like Kadavu Islands and Yawasa Islands. You can also charter boats to take to fabulous area where you can go snorkelling and scuba diving.