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Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us again, making the hearts of all women beat faster. Whether you think this day is a marketing strategy or the best day to make a declaration of love. In any case, it’s a good opportunity to tell your loved ones how much you love them.

To avoid stress on this day, you should think about how you want to celebrate the day of love well in advance. We’ll get you in the mood for the day and give you tips on how to score points with your loved one.

A long tradition

The name day of St. Francis of Assisi Valentine’s Day has been celebrated on February 14 since the 5th century. However, the legends associated with the saint are varied and probably come from different martyrs. However, some of the legends show connections to love, marriage and weddings.

Valentine’s Day as we know it today only came into being in the 18th century in England. At that time, lovers gave each other flowers and homemade and written Valentine’s greeting cards. In the In the 19th century, the machine production of greeting cards became widespread. As a result, the number of people sending Valentine’s greetings cards grew.

Other countries, other customs

Today, February 14 is celebrated as the day of love in many countries around the world and has many different names. But there are also exceptions, such as Brazil. There, the Day of Love is celebrated on June 12, while February 14 is completely insignificant.

Valentine’s Day became established in Japan from the 1960s onwards, albeit in a slightly different way than in Germany. On February 14, women give men the gift of chocolate, pralines or homemade chocolate cake. The gesture is returned by the men on March 14, White Day. Then the men give the women chocolate.

IMLAUER top tips

Start thinking about Valentine’s Day in good time and give the gift of joy and love. This could be a bouquet of flowers for one person and time for two for another. The important thing is not how much you give, but that you give the gift of joy. As Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, there are plenty of options.

Here are our IMLAUER tips:

  • The classic

    Valentine’s menu
    in the IMLAUER Sky Restaurant on 14.2.2023 with a view over the rooftops of Salzburg. Very romantic!

  • Romantic weekend

    Immerse yourself in our new feel-good resort in the Styrian Enns Valley. The

    IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

    ensures romantic togetherness with a first-class ambience, spacious wellness area, plenty of nature all around and, of course, an exquisite menu on Valentine’s Day.

  • Grand entrance

    Make the eyes of your loved ones light up with an overnight stay in Vienna at the

    IMLAUER Hotel Vienna

    . A romantic weekend definitely includes a ride on the Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel and cuddling while touring the city in a horse-drawn carriage.

  • For the undecided

    Give the gift of

    IMLAUER vouchers.

    With the IMLAUER value vouchers and package vouchers, you can enjoy your own individual day for two at the best time. Whether for breakfast, a hotel stay, a candlelight dinner, …

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