An unforgettable love trip
“In one kiss, you’ll know all I haven’t said”. Pablo Neruda.
The most romantic date of the year is approaching and with it, the need to give (and receive) the perfect present. Valentine’s Day is by, par excellence, a chance to let oneself go by the fever of consumerism and surprise. Every year that goes on, the bar is set higher, and to do it better becomes a challenge. By where do we start to search for that present that excites the very same Becquer?.
We’ll give you 5 ideas to turn your Valentine’s Day into something memorable:
- A walk to remember through the “Jardines del príncipe”, Aranjuez.
By the shores of the Tajo river, this little corner of Aranjuez of 150 acres can be found. It was built by the order of Carlos IV by the end of the 18th century. A place to enjoy a romantic walk, surrounded by nature, and accompanied by sculptures such as the “Apollo Fountain”, or exotic ponds like the “Los Chinescos”.
- The streets of Cuenca, a place to get lost.
Declared a World Heritage site, Cuenca truthfully has that special charm that becomes so hard to resist. It isn’t only a rich city in architectural styles and iconic buildings such as the “Hanging Houses”, but also its gastronomy will satisfy even the most demanding palates with dishes like “zarajos” and “ajorriero”.
- A timeless trip to the “Temple of Debod”, Madrid.
With approximately 2200 years of antiquity, this building was a gift of Egypt to Spain in 1968. Thanks to its placement and views, it presents you with one of the most beautiful sunsets in Madrid. A moment to enjoy before experiencing the nightlife of the big city.
- A relaxing walk-in “Park Güell”, Barcelona.
Also, a declared World Heritage site, Park Güell was designed by the arch famous architect Antoni Gaudí in honor to his patron Eusebi Güell. The well-known dragon welcomes you into this beautiful park in which to either start a sweet Valentine’s Day or to serve as a prelude to a romantic evening in the magnificent city of Barcelona, where everything is possible.
- “Las Puertas del Cielo”, Ibiza.
Nature lovers will find, arisen over the Mediterranean Sea, a set of impressive cliffs, which offer one of the most magical views on the island of Ibiza. A beautiful natural landscape, perfect for some trekking and to know Ibiza by day, before diving into its frenetic night.
The offer of plans is wider every time, which doesn’t help to decide, and this is why we must not forget that, at times, the most important thing is the trip. The comfort during the way or the safety that we’ll get to our destiny is, nowadays, details of priceless value and will allow us to enjoy our Valentine’s Day from start to finish.
Just like they said in the timeless The Bridges of Madison County: «When I think of why I make pictures, the reason that I can come up with just seems that I’ve been making my way here. It seems right now that all I’ve ever done in my life is making my way here to you.»