6 places to go for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is the time of year where couples from all over the world get together and celebrate their love. Like any festival, every country has it’s own traditions and ways of celebrating. Despite this, one common theme for this festival is the sending of flowers. This year, Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday, so there are sure to be plenty of couples looking to take advantage of the weekend to travel.

Jaipur, India

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Jaipur is home to an annual elephant festival where brightly decorated elephants stroll around the key parts of the city. One of these sights is the Amer Fort, which has great views over its beautiful lakes and mountains. With heavy rainfall in the summer months, ´the Pink City´ is the perfect destination for a Valentine’s break. India’s national flower is the lotus, which is said to represent divinity, fertility, wealth, knowledge and enlightenment. It can also be used as a symbol of success. FloraQueen’s international flower delivery service means that you can send flowers to Jaipur easily and quickly!

Rome, Italy

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Known as the Eternal City, Rome is famous for its rich history and jaw-dropping architecture. The Colosseum is one of the best known landmarks, where gladiators used to fight for survival. You can’t forget the Roman Forums and the Vatican, which are also romantic spots with great views of the Fiume Tevere river. Italy’s national flower is the lily, to represent refined beauty and purity. With FloraQueen, you can win a trip to Rome if you order Valentine’s flowers for Saturday 13th February to be delivered to selected European countries. That would definitely be a great Valentine’s Day surprise for your nearest and dearest!

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Marrakech, Morrocco

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‘The Red City’ is a bustling city in Northern Africa, full of souks, markets and spices in the air. A fantastic way to explore is to venture out of the city centre to Erg Chebbi. Here you can go on a camel ride and spend the night in the desert watching the stars in an almost always clear sky. As FloraQueen also offer a flower delivery service to Marrakech, why not add a final surprise to make this Valentine’s Day adventure even more special? Morocco has no official national flower, although many say that the pink coora flower is the unofficial flower of the nation. There are also rose festivals held every year.

Paris, France

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One of the go to places for a romantic break, Paris never fails to live up to expectations. The Eiffel Tower is often used as a symbol for romance, so is a must visit attraction for any couples travelling to Paris. It dominates the skyline and is visible from almost anywhere in the city. Le Louvre, one of Europe’s most famous museums is another interesting attraction popular with visitors to the French capital. Also home to a wide and diverse population, it’s possible that you have a partner, friend or relative in Paris, so sending them a bouquet will make them feel closer to home this Valentine’s Day. They may particularly appreciate the iris, the national flower of France, which represents faith, wisdom and hope.

Bath, England

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Named the UK’s most romantic city in a survey, Bath is known for it’s historic city centre which is surrounded by luscious countryside. The city also has a reputation for hot air balloon proposals, if you want to make this Valentine’s Day really special! Couples can enjoy a trip in one of these balloons to look down on the ancient Roman Baths and the city’s cathedral. On top of all that, Bath was once home to Jane Austen, the famous author who wrote romance tales like Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. You can now visit where she used to live. The English national flower is the Tudor rose. It’s named after the Tudor family who ruled Great Britain for 115 years between the 15th and 17th centuries.

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Charleston, USA

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Voted America’s “Favourite City” three times, Charleston is a little-known gem on the USA’s east-coast. The gorgeous beach stretches for miles along a colourful coastline and includes one of the US’ longest piers. In a special ceremony in the White House rose garden in 1985, when Ronald Reagan certified the rose as the nations national flower. Much like the rose garden at the White House, Charleston is also full of green space and parks jam-packed with flowers in a variety of colours. With this in mind, an online flower delivery to a friend or relative in Charleston is a great idea for Valentine’s Day!

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