An international vacation is a perfect way to rekindle or solidify your love for Valentine. Let’s explore the most romantic trips and international locations around Europe and beyond, from Paris to Palermo. Envision yourself on a boat ride over Lake Bled, exploring a Moroccan souk, or watching for wildlife on a safari as the sun rises.
Check a place off your travel wish list or revisit a shared memory. Suppose you’re feeling the love this February. In that case, we’ve compiled a list of the most romantic destinations in Europe and beyond to help you celebrate. Here are seven getaways perfect for a Valentine’s Day getaway.
Feel the love in the City of Love, Paris
Paris is unlike any other city on the planet. You only have to give in to the magic of the City of Love for it to work on you at every turn. Stroll around the tree-lined canals and narrow alleys with a fresh croissant in one hand and your date in the other.
Take a break to enjoy a glass of Bordeaux wine while people-watching at a sidewalk cafe. Visit the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and the Champs-Élysées while zipping around the city. Follow it up with a romantic evening at the world-famous Moulin Rouge and a boat down the Seine. Paris is a great starting point for a romantic vacation in Europe.
Marrakech is sure to pique your interest
Just a hop, skip, and jump away from Spain and Portugal, Morocco feels like a completely different universe after crossing Gibraltar’s Strait. This landlocked nation in North Africa is a warm and inviting paradise of vibrant colors, aromatic spices, and delightful goods.
Feel the rush of life as you and your companion take on the intensity of Marrakech, also known as the “Red City.” Explore the attractions of Jemaa el-Fnaa Square (with its palm readers, acrobats, and snake charmers), and go shopping for deals in the souks (markets) and bazaars. Pass through the beautiful Bahia Palace.
Admire Norway’s fjords
Everyone should visit Scandinavia’s fairytale scenery. See the best northern sights on a romantic Europe trip with your partner. Norway’s magnificent fjords make you feel small against Mother Nature. Explore colorful Bergen, ride the world’s most gorgeous railway, visit a fjordland farm, and sleep on Geirangerfjord.
In Palermo, pursue your passion and some street food
In Palermo, the vibrant, sun-kissed south of Italy will be on full display. With street markets, churches, and piazzas in Italian, Arab, and Norman architectural styles, the capital of Sicily has a long history of commerce. But if you and your Valentine share a love of cuisine, it’s prosperous.
Join a romantic European vacation to Sicily and see the vibrant market stalls filled with fresh local foods like olives and spices. While you’re here, participate in a unique MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience to discover more about the civic anti-mafia campaign.
Go on an African safari together
Why wait if you’ve always wanted to witness Africa’s finest monsters in the wild? Life is short, and the time has come to plan your once-in-a-lifetime adventure together.
The remoteness of Kenya and Tanzania is ideal for first-time safari visitors. Explore lakes searching for hippos, meet a Maasai tribe, go on safari in the Serengeti, and savor the taste of Swahili food as you traverse majestic vistas where millions of wildebeest risk the journey.
Find space at Slovenia’s Lake Bled
Italy will always be a romantic and aspirational destination, but have you considered Slovenia? Even the enchanting Italian Lakes cannot compete with the splendor of Lake Bled. The finest of Croatia & Slovenia is one of the finest Europe tours for couples, as you and your Valentine spend two nights in a popular lakeside resort.
Soak up the tranquility of the surrounding Alpine landscape and view the 17th-century Church of Assumption on the central island via a scenic boat journey. You will learn about the tragic legend that led to the bell installation that still hangs in the belfry. On this journey, you will visit a family farm owned by the fifth generation for a Be My Guest meal.
Visit Napa Valley to taste wine
What’s the best part about taking your Valentine to a wine region? You can almost always find a great bottle of wine from your favorite vineyards to enjoy with dinner and remember the good times. Visit a winery in California’s Napa Valley for a unique wine experience and a chance to learn more about the area.
Share some of the best wines in the area, cabernet sauvignon. Did you know that this grape makes up about 40% of the annual harvest in the valley? Has lunch surrounded by greenery before heading to Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters?
From Paris to Palermo, these are some of the most beautiful places we think you and your Valentine should visit. Do you have big plans, or are you keeping things simple? Tell us in the comments…..