Valentine’s Day tips for singles and sweethearts in Prague

A last-minute list of romantic gift and experience ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day in the Czech capital. Staff

Written by Staff Published on 11.02.2022 16:13:00 (updated on 11.02.2022) Reading time: 4 minutes

While a shoulder blade that allegedly belonged to St. Valentine resides in a Basilica in Prague, the modern holiday has only recently become popular in the Czech lands. Today, dinners and flowers, together with sweets, are among the most popular Valentine's gifts Czechs, while one in four surveyed say they expect Valentine's expenses to exceed CZK 3,000.

Whether you’re single, coupled, or looking for love, Feb. 14 offers a great excuse to indulge in acts of self-love or partner appreciation either at home or out and about in Prague. Here, our romantic date and gift ideas for Valentine’s Day 2022.

Sweet stay-at-home tips

Valentine's Day Cupcakes (Photo ZeynepOzy
Valentine's Day Cupcakes (Photo: Getty Images @ZeynepOzy)

A new purveyor of fantasy-flavored cupcakes and cake pops, Dream Picnic’s Valentine’s Day boxes have cakesicles, dragon fruit meringues, cupcakes, and Pocky sticks for the ultimate sweet surprise.

Planning to Netflix and chill? Yummy Prague is a snack board delivery service in Prague that offers gorgeous snack boxes and deli boards. Their Valentine’s Box includes salty snacks, fruits, chocolate dip and sweets, and a decal message on the box. Order 24 hours in advance.

If you can’t get out to Vinograf to enjoy a romantic glass or two (singles get a free glass of prosecco on Feb. 14), the Prague wine bar is offering Valentine’s Day delivery (or pick-up) of a package of three different bottles of rosé and a racy board game.

Magical dinner date or spa for two

Augustine hotel
Valentine's Day dinner menu, stay package, and spa experience at The Augustine.

The Augustine Hotel, encompassing seven historic Malá Strana buildings is offering a lineup of Valentine’s Day specials that include a menu for two, Valentine's spa treatment, or a private dining experience. The Valentine's Day menu on Feb. 14 kicks off with V-day cocktails while those who opt to stay overnight will find champagne, roses, and more in-room.

The Mandarin Oriental has a luxurious spa visit for two for Valentine’s Day. Guests can experience the spa’s inviting vitality pool set up with rose petals plus a full body massage and mini facial with cocktails and pralines completing the experience. (Reservations as +420 233 088 650 or

Marriott Prague recently reinvented itself as a dining destination for locals with its restaurant, The Artisan. Its regular Sunday brunch will be transformed into Valentine’s Brunch with live music on Feb. 13. From Feb. 11-14 it’ll be offering a four-course Valentine’s Day menu as well. For those who miss the V-Day festivities, The Artisan will also be opening for a special dinner service with live music on Feb. 17.

Prague’s Mozart Hotel was recently named among Europe’s top 25 most romantic historic hotels. It’s currently offering Valentine’s Day package that includes a 3-course dinner for two and a stay in its river-view room.

Do date-night right

National Theatre's new staging of the ballet Romeo and Juliet. Photo: National Theatre.
National Theatre's new staging of the ballet Romeo and Juliet. Photo: National Theatre.

The Film Philharmonic will perform popular scores from "Star Wars," "Beauty and the Beast," "Forrest Gump," "Up," "Love Actually" and many other hits in a special romantically themed program taking place Feb. 14 Rudolfinum.

The music of Sergei Prokofiev and the 1962 choreography by John Cranko meet to tell the tale of Shakespeare's lovers, Romeo and Juliet, premiering Feb. 10 and 11 at the State Opera. This new production features the National Theatre's ballet ensemble with sets and costumes by Jürgen Rose. Additional performances throughout Feb. and June.

Prokofiev's music is paired with choreography from 1965 by Kenneth MacMillan for a performance of Romeo and Juliet by the Royal Ballet company that will be broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London on Feb. 14 at Bio Oko.

Czech Pride Business Forum will host an online charity screening of Zákon lásky (The Law of Love), a documentary film about the drive for marriage equality in the Czech Republic, exclusively with English subtitles. Tickets are CZK 150, with all proceeds to be donated to the Jsme fér (We Are Fair) initiative.

Tour the Fata Morgana greenhouse at the Botanical Garden on the night of Feb. 14, with a chance to sample some wine from the local vineyard. Adult couples only, reservations required. Tour is in Czech, but the flowers look the same in any language.

Say it with flowers

Photo by @FotoHavlin for Kytky od potoka
Photo by @FotoHavlin for Kytky od potoka

Ninety-eight percent of the flowers sold in Czech florists come from abroad, most often from developing countries. Buy your bey sustainably sourced buds from local sellers this season among them art-school grads, a unique florist that employs people with epilepsy, and florists who utilize the fields and meadows of Prague. Read more here.

V-day road trip! The flower garden in Kroměříž, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, starts its season just in time for Valentine’s Day with its traditional exhibition of rare camellias, already blooming in the large greenhouse. These colorful flowers have their origin in the Far East, and many have had their home in Kroměříž for over a century. The exhibition starts Feb. 12 and will run until March 13, daily from 9 am to 4 pm.

Give an unexpected gift

Moser’s newly launched “glass configurator” allows lets customers create their own vases, drinkware, and other striking tailor-made crystal objects and engrave personalized initials or a motif into the glass.

For those who are located in Prague, engravers will visit the Moser store at Na Příkopě 12 from February 11-12 and will be engraving gifts for customers on the spot.

Give delicate heart-shaped necklaces, earrings, and rings or heart-motif ceramics and paper designs made by golden Czech hands. The Czech Design shop has everything from soap to fragrance and socks this Valentine's Day.

Few people know that Feb. 14 is not only a celebration of love but also International Book Donation Day. A number of local bookstores including Luxor, KnihyDobrovský.cz, Kosmas, and offer discounts on purchases of books this time of year.

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