Valentine’s Day can be a daunting time to go out. What better way to celebrate this special day by just laying in your cozy cocoon of a bed with your partner and watch some good valentine’s day movies? We recommend these Hollywood movies that will let you travel around the globe without stepping out. Nothing like a good love story to warm your hearts isn’t it? Brace yourself all you couch potato travellers, here is a list of movies you might want to stack up for your many a few dates. Thank us later!
Here is our list of awesome Valentine’s Day Movies:
#1 Leap Year
Starring Amy Adams and Matthew Goode, this movie is a feel-good rom-com. To see the rolling hills, the high cliffs with glorious sunsets and the ruins of castles, head to Kilmurvy of Inis More (the village of Declan, the innkeeper) and Rock of Dunamase ( Ballycarbery Castle).
#2 Eat Pray Love
Another American rom-com from 2010 starring Julia Roberts has many scenic locations. The movie portrays, the protagonist’s soul searching and take the viewers on a journey as she travels to the exotic locations of Rome, Naple, Tuscany, Delhi, Pataudi, Ubud, and Padang-Padang.
#3 Before Sunrise
Shot extensively in Vienna, this romantic movie, is not to be missed. I love the way Celine played by Julie Delpy, takes an impromptu decision to spend the night in Vienna with a stranger she met on the train. While exploring the city on foot they connected with each other, a profound story with a lovely ending!
the classic by Jane Austen released in 2007, is set in Bath, England. The best way to follow Jane Austen’s footsteps is to go through these things to do suggestions in Bath.
#5 Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
the Academy award-winning movie from 2000 by Ang Lee was shot in picturesque locales across China. A 900-year-old village Hongcunzhen and jagged rock formations of Gobi Desert are enough to lure any wander lusting traveler.
A different kind of love story from Mira Nair, Water shows the traditional widows of Varanasi. A young widow falls in love, a taboo in the Indian society at that time. Though the movie depicts Varanasi, it was shot in Columbia, Sri Lanka. The tranquil greens provide a great background for the controversial plot.
#7 Knight and Day
This movie starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz will take you all over the globe. The most interesting shots are from Andalucian Spain and the deserted beach in Port Antonio, Jamaica.
#8 Letters From Juliet
A perfect chick flick, this was shot in Italy. The rolling hills and vineyards of Tuscany and Verona serve as the background for the unfolding of not one but two love stories.
#9 Couples retreat
finally a rom-com for the married couples makes it to the list! This 2009 movie is about a resort set in a breathtaking island where couples go for therapy. Shot in the mesmerizing islands of Bora Bora.
The much talked about movie, was shot in the state of Washington. The small town Fork, is scenic, intimate and provides the perfect hideout for couples to spend a romantic weekend.
#11 Lost in Translation
This beautiful love story shot in Tokyo is about a young wife stuck in a hotel while her husband goes out on an assignment. She meets an American actor at the hotel bar one night and they have a platonic relationship. They also explore some of the most colorful neighborhoods of Tokyo together, Shinjuku and Shibuya.
#12 The Notebook
If you are a romance lover, chances are that you have already read/watched multiple books/movies by Nicholas Sparks. Shot in North or South Carolina, his movies will give you some major travel goals. The pleasant backdrop of a small charming town called Mt Pleasant in South Carolina adorned The Notebook. Wondering about the famous lake scene? Google Cypress Garden!