How do Swiss celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is one of the most famous events on February 14. Especially in English-speaking countries. Today is the symbolic day that lovers express their love by offering red roses, as well as offering sweets and holiday cards. This day is also closely related to romance, love, and gospel. The medieval writers expressed their love on this day.

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So, How do Swiss celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Flowers, underwear or chocolates… What you receive on Valentine’s Day could depend on where you live in Switzerland. A survey broke it down by language divide and the results may back up some old stereotypes.


It’s Valentine’s Day. Even in Switzerland, newspapers and the internet are full of sweet stories and reminders of this day for those in love. This despite the fact, that most Swiss don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. We know about the traditions (and requirements) of Valentine’s Day mainly from movies and books.  For most couples I know, anniversaries and birthdays are far more important than February 14th.

Nevertheless, there are Swiss couples who do celebrate Valentine’s Day and of course plenty of internationals in Switzerland who celebrate also. So, what can you do for Valentine’s Day in Switzerland? Other than the regular romantic dinner at a nice restaurant Like

 Einstein Gourmet

celebrate Valentine's DayObviously, you can visit this country also after Valentine’s Day! And if you forgot about Valentine’s Day you should at least bring your loved one a red rose and some good Swiss chocolate!

Here are Some Hotels To celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day With your Partner In Switzerland :

Au Parc Hotel 

“A few minutes from Friborg-center, our 4-star family and modern hotel is committed to the quality of its service. The welcome and our knowledge are”.

Trafo Hotel

“Your new freestyle-hotel offering a first-class sleeping experience in an urban setting in the heart of Baden. Meeting rooms, a congress center, and wellness-park are on-premise”.

Zum Hirschen Hotel

Hotel ZumHirschen welcomes you in beautiful Küssnacht am Rigi. The ideal place for rest, excursions and recreation. We are looking forward to your visit.

So, What do you give your partner on Valentine’s Day? Tell us in the comments section below.

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