RO­MAN­TIC REN­DEZVOUS

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Mu­sic at the mu­seum

There’s al­ways plenty to see at Paris’s Musée d’Or­say, but this month, there’ll be art of the acous­tic kind too, with the concert series, Ro­man­tique-Au­then­tique that starts on 21 Fe­bru­ary. With mu­si­cians play­ing compositions from a reper­toire of ro­man­tic mu­sic on pe­riod in­stru­ments, it is a mag­i­cal way to round off a win­ter Paris night. A ticket to the concert costs €14.

musee-or­say.fr

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From Stras­bourg with love

With its cute cob­bled streets, his­toric canals and charm­ing bridges, Stras­bourg is one of France’s most ro­man­tic lo­ca­tions, and this month it cel­e­brates love be­ing very much in the city’s air with Stras­bourg Mon Amour from

10-19 Fe­bru­ary. Over the 10-day fes­ti­val, vis­i­tors and lo­cals alike will fall head over heels for the Al­sa­tian cap­i­tal and the spe­cial events it is host­ing for the oc­ca­sion, which in­clude mu­sic con­certs, gourmet din­ners, ex­hi­bi­tions, pop-up bars, mu­seum tours and more.

stras­bourg-mon­amour.eu

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Be my Valen­tine

If you re­ally want to sweep your loved one off their feet then take them to where it all be­gan – St-Valentin vil­lage in In­dre. Named af­ter the saint, the self-pro­claimed ‘Vil­lage of Love’ at­tracts cou­ples of all ages each year to cel­e­brate Valen­tine’s Day on 14 Fe­bru­ary. From watch­ing choco­latiers mak­ing choco­late hearts to buy­ing sweet sou­venirs, get­ting your let­ters stamped at the St-Valentin post of­fice or even get­ting hitched, there’s some­thing for every­one to en­joy. And, if the lat­ter is a lit­tle bit much, sim­ply en­joy a stroll around the vil­lage that is spe­cially dec­o­rated for the oc­ca­sion.

vil­lage-saint-valentin.com

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