Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we couldn’t think of a destination that’s just begging for romance than Italy. Thankfully, the team at Quiiky, an Italian LGBTQ+ tour operator, has assembled a list of five romantic Valentine’s Day getaways that you can gift your lover.
A Romantic Gay Week in North-East Italy 7 Days and 6 Nights in Venice, Lake Garda, and Verona Book starting at €1,150.00 (per person on double room occupancy)
This trip begins in Venice, where you’ll stay in the quaint and magical Dorsoduro quarter, and spend your days following in the footsteps of the famous novel, “Death in Venice”, by Thomas Mann. You’ll spend the night in Lake Garda, where you’ll enjoy a refreshing spa experience with thermal baths and couple’s massage. Also travel to Verona, the home of “Romeo and Juliet”, and see the countryside residence where one of Rome’s most famous poets composed masterpieces for his young lover, Giovenzio.
Apricots not included! What could be more fun with your lover than to retrace the footsteps of one of the most epic LGBTQ+ romance films in history: Call Me By Your Name. This tour lets you discover the locations in the heart of the Po Valley that was the foundation of Elio and Oliver’s love story. You’ll also spend time reconnecting gin the Aqualux Wellnes & SPA Resorts in Bardolino.
You and your partner will enjoy six days of good food, nature, relaxation, and adventure in the stunning Non Valley. A LGBTQ+ led tour of the region’s famous local products and food. This one is perfect for adventure lovers, with activities including mountain biking, canoeing, and even horseback riding!
Often deemed the “Gay Heaven of Italy”, Puglia is unmistakably one of the most welcoming destinations in the country for LGBTQ+ visitors. You’ll spend your time visiting the old Trulli and some of the most beautiful picturesque villages. Plus, the region is known for its beautiful beaches and a town that’s sitting between two seas.
Welcome to LGBTQ+ friendly Naples! This romantic tour brings you through ancient history, where you’ll discover the untold history of the ancient ruins of Pompeii, and the Paestum. You’ll visit the relaxing village of Sorrento, and taste local liquor Limoncello on the island of Capri. In Sicily, enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean, Mount Etna, and wander through the town of Taormina.
To all the lovers out there, Happy Valentine’s Day!
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