Valentine’s Day in Israel is not the same kind of celebration as it is in North America in Europe, however, it has gained popularity and is celebrated more in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with a variety of parties, concerts and special romantic dinners on February 14, 2020. In Israel, there is another day that celebrates loved call Tu B’Av that takes place in the summer months, this year on August 5, 2020, meaning there are two dates to celebrate love in Israel.
Check out some of the best Valentine’s Day ideas in Israel:
Share the Sunrise
Watch the sunrise together on a Masada Sunrise Tour. Enjoy a morning hike together to the top of Masada and take in one of the most beautiful sunrises in Israel together. Afterward, enjoy a memorable float together in the Dead Sea.
Fall in love with flowers
Enjoy the Darom Adom, every weekend of February sees another set of events in the northern Negev to celebrate the red flowers which cover the scenery during February. Who doesn’t love flowers on Valentine’s Day!
Hot Air Balloon
Enjoy a hot air balloon flights in the Galilee where the views of the majestic hills and valleys of the Galilee on a private balloon flight.
Ride a boat together in Hayarkon Park, one of Tel Aviv’s most beautiful public green spaces. Inside the park, couples can find both motorboats and pedal boats to rent and relax along the Yarkon River that flows through the park. There are also bike rentals and plenty of quaint places for a romantic picnic
Enjoy Israeli Wine
Go on a romantic wine tour in Israel, and visit some of the country’s most impressive wineries in one of the country’s five wine regions with a knowledgable guide.
Take a beautiful stroll
Enjoy a leisure Valentine’s stroll throughout one of the most beautiful neighborhoods Neve Tzedek. Enjoy the shops, cafes and laid back vibe. A visit to the Tachana also offers plenty of restaurant choices, and of course, ice cream!
Spend a Valentine’s weekend in Jordan visiting nearby Petra and the Wadi Rum Desert. Couples can depart from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and enjoy a weekend of sightseeing, adventure and time together sharing a unique travel experience. Check out our Petra tours.