Valentine's Day 2019 in Amsterdam

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Feb 14, 2019
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The legends about the origins of Valentine’s Day are conflicting. But in the most poetic version of the story, Saint Valentine is a priest that was sentenced to death for refusing to abide by a law that outlawed marriage. Martyred in the name... ... read more

Amsterdam Valentine's Day Overview

The legends about the origins of Valentine’s Day are conflicting. But in the most poetic version of the story, Saint Valentine is a priest that was sentenced to death for refusing to abide by a law that outlawed marriage. Martyred in the name of love, Valentine became a symbol for romance. Now, hundreds of years later couples around the world honor his memory by coming together on the day of his death to celebrate the love in their lives.

On Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam loving couples walk hand-in-hand through the city’s fantastic flower markets or pause for a kiss alongside picturesque canals. Romantic Valentine’s Day restaurants in Amsterdam fill to the brim with pairs holding hands over candle-lit tables, while the hosts of 2019 Valentine’s Day parties in Amsterdam attract couples looking for a less traditional evening out with their loved one.

In a city like Amsterdam, it’s no surprise the single and ready to mingle population refuses to miss out on a chance to party, regardless of the occasion. February 14th in Amsterdam means a host of Anti-Valentine’s day parties to rival the traditional ones. So is it more fun to be single or taken on Valentine’s Day? Well we’d never tell your significant other this, but…

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