Valentine's Day in Rome

Romantic suggestions for Valentine’s Day in Rome.

Current exhibitions in Rome with an air of romance include Bernini at Galleria Borghese, Artisti all'Opera at Palazza Braschi, The Klimt Experience in Piazza S. Giovanni and Monet at the Vittoriano.
For a romantic Valentine's aperitivo check out Etablì near Piazza Navona, the Gin Corner in Campo Marzio, Ciampini at the Spanish Steps, Casa Bleve near the Pantheon, or even Tre Scalini in Monti.
The Klimt Experience
Many of the capital’s restaurants have special Valentine’s Day promotions and those with a romantic atmosphere include Enoteca Ferrara in Trastevere, Madre in Largo Angelicum, L’Archeologia on the Appia Antica, São Brazilian-Sushi on Viale Aventino, and Suburra 1930 in Monti.
 
Enoteca Ferrara
For a real treat check out venues such as Pierluigi near Campo de’ Fiori, La Terrazza at the award-winning Hotel Eden near Via Veneto, or the Imàgo restaurant in the Hassler Hotel at the Spanish Steps. 
Hotel Eden
A new entry in the capital's most romantic places is the Belvedere viewing point at the Circus Maximus, overlooking a floodlit Palatine hill. For suggestions on places to go for a romantic stroll see the Wanted in Rome guide. For a full selection of events happening in the capital on 14 February, including cinema listings, see our What’s On section.
The newly-illuminated Palatine hill
Rome has plenty of historic parks and gardens on its doorstep while those who wish to leave Rome for the day should consider heading to Cioccolentino in the Umbrian city of Terni, a festival which unites chocolate with eternal love, in the home of St Valentine himself.