Nine Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

1. Argentina ‚Äď For A Week Of Sweetness

Argentinians don‚Äôt celebrate Valentine‚Äôs Day in Feb, but ‚Äúthe week of sweetness‚ÄĚ in July. It‚Äôs the day when lovers exchange kisses and receive chocolates and other sweets. In the country, the day actually started as a commercial invention but later became¬†Valentine‚Äôs traditions.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: Puerto Madero, Rosedal
Places To Visit: Iguaza Falls, Tierra Del Feugo National Park, Ushuaia
How To Reach: you can fly in and out of Argentina from all the major countries of the world.

2. France ‚Äď Epicentre Of Romance

It is believed that the first-ever Valentine‚Äôs Day card was originated in France, when Charles, the Duke of Orleans, sent love letters to his wife from the prison in 1415. And the French village called ‚ÄúValentine‚ÄĚ turns into the epicenter of romance between 12th and 14th February. One can see the beautiful yards, trees, and homes decorated with love cards, roses, and proposals for marriage flakes. It probably is the most beautiful Valentine‚Äôs Day traditions in the world.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: NoLita, Benoit
Places To Visit: Paris, Eiffel Tower, Bordeaux, Marseille
How To Reach: Direct & indirect flights both fly from here to all other major international airports of the world.

3. Philippines ‚Äď A Gala Event

In the Philippines, Valentine’s Day is the time when many young couples marry in an event sponsored by the government as a form of public service. Among the most amazing Valentine’s Day celebrations around the world, this one is a gala event in the country and a special day for young people.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: The Snack Shack, Hanamaruken Ramen
Places To Visit: Manila, Cebu City, Boracay
How To Reach: One can reach here by air easily.

4. Spain ‚Äď Feast Of Saint Dionysus

The day of love in Valencia of Spain falls on 9th Oct. This is known as the feast of Saint Dionysus. The festival is celebrated in most of the parts of¬†Spain¬†by making ‚Äėmacadora‚Äô, a marzipan figurine. The figurines are made by men to gift to their female companions. One can also witness colorful parades on the streets of the villages of Spain.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: Jardin Secreto, Bar Galleta
Places To Visit: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid
How To Reach: A lot of international and domestic flights fly from here, thus commuting through air is a good way to reach Spain.

5. Denmark ‚Äď A Celebration Of Love

Although Valentine’s Day is one of the new Denmark festivals, the country also celebrates the day of love and romance on 14th Feb with a twist. In Denmark, Valentine’s Day is not limited to roses and chocolates. Friends and lovers exchange handmade cards with pressed white flowers that are called snowdrops.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner:¬†Restaurant Gr√łnnegade, Chez Bruno
Places To Visit: Copenhagen, Bornholm, Aarhus
How To Reach: Regular flights fly in and out of Denmark, thus it is convenient for travelers to reach here through air.

6. Japan ‚Äď Exchange Of Unique Gifts

Japan does it quite differently. It is celebrated on 14th Feb and women buy gifts and chocolates for their male companions or lovers. Men can‚Äôt return gifts until March 14, which is called the ‚Äúwhite day‚ÄĚ.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner:¬†Sakura, En ‚Äď Japanese restaurant
Places To Visit: Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara
How To Reach: Direct flights fly in and out of Japan. Thus one can reach here via flight easily.

7. Czech Republic ‚Äď Celebrate Romance

In the Czech Republic, Valentine’s Day has gradually become quite popular among young people. The festival is celebrated on 1st May in the country. On the day, young couples go on a pilgrimage to the statue of the poet Karol Hynek Macha, and kiss under the cherry trees for good luck.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: Coda, Le Grill
Places To Visit: Prague, Kutna Hora, Karlovy Vary
How To Reach: One can reach here easily without much hassle, as the airport is connected to majorly all other international airports of the world.

8. Italy ‚Äď Popular Day For Couples

Originally Italians celebrated Valentine’s day as their spring festival. Another Italian valentine’s day tradition was for young, unmarried couples to wake up before dawn to spot their future husband. Today, Italians celebrate by exchanging gifts between lovers and romantic dinners.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner: Prego, Tonino
Places To Visit: Rome, Venice, Florence
How To Reach: One can reach here via flight, the airport is connected to other major airports of the world.

9. Slovenia ‚Äď Show Your Affection

In Slovenia, St Valentine is one of the patron saints of spring. It is believed that on February 14, plants start to regenerate as this day marks the first day of working in the fields for the New Year. There is another popular belief that birds ‚Äėpropose‚Äô to each other on this day. In order to witness this occasion, one must walk barefoot through fields that are often still frozen.

Best Places For A Romantic Dinner:¬†Restavracija Most, ҆pajza Restaurant
Places To Visit: Bled, Istria, Ljublijana
How To Reach: Direct flights fly in and out of this place, one can reach easily here via flights.