Where to travel for Valentine's Day?

Discover all the destinations easily accessible from Lyon for a superb Valentine's Day weekend!

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Février 2020


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Tempted by an idyllic romantic weekend for Valentine's Day? Discover our top romantic destinations accessible from Lyon Airport!

Several romantic European cities are accessible in no time from Lyon. An unforgettable stay guaranteed!

Valentine's Day is approaching: fancy flying to a lovely romantic destination with your partner? From Lyon, there are direct flights to several charming European cities. But where should you go for Valentine's Day? 

Discover our top romantic destinations.


1. Venice, the city of love 

When we talk about a romantic city, it is impossible not to mention Venice, the essential destination for lovers on Valentine's Day

You can enjoy the excellent Italian cuisine, stroll hand-in-hand along the city's streets or take a gondola ride to discover Venice from a different perspective. Take the vaporetto and discover the island of Burano, less crowded but just as charming with its colourful fishermen's huts. 

Head to the city of love from Lyon Airport thanks to the direct flights offered by easyJet and Volotea

Just a 90-minute flight and you'll be in Saint Mark's Square by train to enjoy an authentic Italian pizza!

Flight Lyon Venice

2. Sevilla, the romantic charm of Spain

Prefer Spain to Italy?

Discover Sevilla and its Andalusian charm! Located in the south of Spain, Sevilla boasts architectural, gastronomic and cultural gems. You can enjoy the magnificent Royal Alcazar of Sevilla, try your hand at flamenco or even enjoy a romantic evening strolling along the river Torre de Oro.

From Lyon, take a direct flight to Sevilla in just 2 hours 15 mins thanks to Transavia. 

A dream romantic weekend awaits!

Flight Lyon Sevilla


3. Lisbon, the colourful gem of the Iberian peninsula


In Portugal, Valentine's Day is known as "Dia dos namorados" or "Lovers Day".

There are many activities available to help you celebrate this very special day in the Portuguese capital during your stay. Stroll around the streets of Alfama, cruise along the Tagus with a magnificent sunset, walk along the beach... For a very romantic evening, choose a fado concert, a traditional Portuguese melancholic genre of music. 

Delight your sweetheart and head for a romantic break in Lisbon. From Lyon, direct flights are operated by easyJet, Transavia, TAP Air Portugal and take just 2 hours 30 mins.

You won't regret it!
Flight Lyon Lisbon

4. Celebrate Valentine's Day in the snow in Prague 


Considered one of the most romantic destinations in Europe, the city of a hundred towers promises you an extraordinary stay with your partner. 

Stroll along the winding streets and head to Kampa island where you can attach a padlock to Lovers Bridge. Prague castle and Charles Bridge are also worth a visit, particularly in the evening when the city is lit up. Enjoy these lovely lights on a cruise along the Vltava.

You can take a direct flight from Lyon Airport with Volotea which takes just over 2 hours.

The frozen wonders of Prague await !

Flight Lyon Prague

5. Amsterdam, the Venice of the North

The huge network of canals in Amsterdam, often compared to Venice earn it the name "Venice of the North". But the capital of the Netherlands is much more than that! 

This lovely city is perfect for a romantic trip for Valentine's Day. You can enjoy a cruise on the Love Boat, visit the Royal Palace or admire the floating flower market on the Singel canal.

Thanks to KLM, Amsterdam is just a 1 hour 45 min direct flight away from Lyon Airport

A great chance for a romantic break in the Venice of the North.

Flight Lyon Amsterdam

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Still not convinced?

Want to think bigger this Valentine's Day? You can also take the opportunity to take a real vacation far from home to celebrate your love. Many destinations are available from Lyon Airport.