Love is in the air. With Valentine’s Day getting closer and closer, many people are now busy checking out what’s the best place to celebrate the heart’s day with their loved ones.
There’s more to Rome than just artworks, rich historical collections, old ruins, ancient structures, and shopping. The Italian capital is likewise among the most romantic destinations for couples who want to savor and share sweet moments together.
If you are planning to have a short vacation together with your special someone, friends, or family in the Eternal City for Valentine’s Day, we have here some suggestions for you. These activities and romantic spots will surely make your Valentine’s Day celebration one of the most memorable time in your life.
Catch the Tiber River tour
There is nothing more romantic than having dinner with your special someone in a candlelit setup, together with great music while watching the sunset and while on board of the Tiber River boat tour. The Tiber River boat tour is not just any typical tour. Aside from the romantic ambiance, you can likewise see, enjoy, and discover the most picturesque masterpieces, fascinating history, and amazing sightseeing spots of the Eternal City from the waters like the Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Janiculum Hill.
If you are planning to propose to your girlfriend, this is the best place to pop the most important question of your life.
The Tiber River tour typically begins from Ponte Duca s’Aosta and ends in Isola Tiberina and vice versa.
Stroll by the river
Tiber river features one of the most breathtaking landscapes in and around the city most especially at night. If joining the boat tour is not your thing, you can instead try to take a walk by the river at twilight and enjoy the heartwarming drama of nature.
See some exhibitions
Whether you are an avid fan of arts and culture or just hanging around, you will surely find visiting some exhibitions in Rome really enjoyable and exciting. Among the exhibitions with a romantic atmosphere that are presently open are The Klimt Experience in Piazza S. Giovanni, Bernini at Galleria Borghese, Monet at the Vittoriano, and Artisti all’Opera at Palazza Braschi.
Visit the Aventine Hill
Another nice place to enjoy walking and to share an intimate moment with your partner is at the Aventine Hill. This beautiful, atmospheric, and tranquil place is pretty secluded from the city, which makes it one of the best spot for lovers.
Have a stroll at the Giardino degli Aranci
Just a few steps from the Aventine Hill you can find the Giardino degli Aranci, also popularly referred to as Parco Savello. Giardino degli Aranci is best known for its Orange and Rose Gardens. There, you can take a breath of the relaxing natural aroma of orange while enjoying the scenic landscape around.
Try some romantic Valentine’s aperitivos
Do you want to try some romantic Valentine’s aperitivos? Well, you can find them in places like Ciampini at the Spanish Steps, Etablì near Piazza Navona, Tre Scalini in Monti, and Casa Bleve near the Pantheon.
Dining on a Valentine’s Day
If you are looking for a cozy place in Rome for Valentine’s Day dinner, you can find many restaurants in the historic center and the neighbourhood of the city that offer special Valentine’s Day promotions. Among the famous restaurants with an air of love all around are the São Brazilian-Sushi on Viale Aventino, Enoteca Ferrara in Trastevere, and L’Archeologia on the Appia Antica.
Secure your love padlocks in Ponte Milvio
In Rome, if you want to ensures a come-back trip to Rome, pay a visit to the iconic Trevi Fountain and toss a coin or two over its basin. In Ponte Milvio, if you want to have a fortified relationship with your partner, make sure that you firmly secure your love padlocks and then throw the key to the river. Securing love padlocks in Ponte Milvio signifies the shatterproof bond of couples. How about doing such tradition yourself?
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