Treat your other half to a Brussels gift for Valentine’s Day

31 enero 2023

Valentine's Day is fast approaching! We've put together some ideas to help you avoid running around on the day looking for a gift. We also recommend some romantic spots and activities in Brussels. On 14 February, celebrate love and your loved ones!

You'll be onto a winner with these Valentine's Day classics

Say it with flowers. This isn't just an old expression, every flower has a symbolic meaning. When we think of love, we immediately think of roses, but perhaps you want to convey a different message. These florists will help you find the perfect bouquet. Those wanting to offer their loved ones a houseplant or terrarium are sure to find what they are looking for here.

Not afraid of a little cliché? Then give the gift of jewellery. Nothing melts a heart quite like a diamond. The precious stone symbolises indestructible love. Looking for something more modest? At passionate Brussels jewellers such as Christa ReniersCéline Daoust and Sample Slow Jewelry, you'll find stunning custom-made jewellery.

Looking for an intimate gift that shows how well you know your partner? Opt for a new fragrance, the expression of personality par excellence. Brussels has a number of exclusive addresses selling high-quality niche perfumes and cosmetics.


You might want to be a little more daring. There are naughty gifts with an erotic touch at Lady PanameEva Luna and Minuit, among others. And for some spicy pulp and literature, visit French-language bookstore Nuit de Chine on place Fontainas.

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of the senses and our taste buds too like to be spoiled. Pralines and other delectable masterpieces are a great way to celebrate passion. Three cheers for Brussels, which has a dazzling array of prestigious chocolatierspastry chefs and other masters of sweet treats.

Relaxing in the capital

Need a break? Between urban spas, large wellness centres, traditional and exclusive addresses, Brussels offers a wide range of places to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the capital.

Want to give something extraordinary?

Every lovebird has its own unique voice. Maybe you've had enough of soppy clichés and are looking for an original gift?

How about a gift voucher for a dance performance or a season ticket to your favourite concert hall or museum? Get one for yourself too and enjoy a hearty dose of art and culture together.

Or stop by these record shops and gift your partner the soundtrack to an unforgettable evening. When's the last time you read a good book? You should never underestimate the seductive power of an inspirational book. You'll find heaps of literary treasures in these bookshops.

For even more unique gift ideas, check out these trendy concept stores.

A romantic dinner by candlelight

Are you looking for a romantic restaurant in Brussels? The city has many cosy and intimate restaurants for the perfect candlelit dinner à deux. Discover our selection of the finest romantic restaurants.


Do something romantic together

Love is also about sharing experiences. Strolling hand in hand through the romantic streets of Brussels is a great way to start the day. You can cross the city in a horse-drawn carriage: it can be a bit bumpy on Brussels' cobblestones, but love can withstand a few bumps.

Make stops at idyllic parks like Tenbosch Park, the Florist’s Garden, the Petit Sablon or the La Cambre Abbey.

Squeeze in a museum that fits with the theme of the day. Brussels is home to the Museum of Eroticism and Mythology, for example. Another sure-fire winner is the Heart Museum. Or you might like to imagine what it would be like to live in the Art Deco house of Alice and David van Buuren. Get lost in the lyrical Rose Garden, the labyrinth and the Heart Garden.

Then there's Choco Story, which will plunge you into the universe of the world's most famous aphrodisiac!

End the day with a romantic sunset from one of Brussels' most beautiful vantage points. The Ferris wheel on place Poelaert will carry you to seventh heaven. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious in a romantic restaurant or in a Brussels hotel. Take it from us, you won't be disappointed!


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