Via The Active Times: With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, many of us have romance on the mind. If you are looking to rekindle flames or enchant your significant other with something extraordinary, consider these five romantic retreats. From “glamping” in the Colorado Rockies to touring Italy by bike or escaping to Robinson Crusoe Island, these are the kinds of adventures that make you fall in love all over again.
1) Bike Across Italy
This spectacular 11-day coast-to-coast bicycling tour across the fabled heartland of Italy is the European bicycle excursion of your dreams, traveling through lush, sweeping countryside and charming medieval villages as you sample all the beauty and bounty of this captivating and unforgettable landscape. The route from Pesaro to the Costa d’Argento passes through Le Marche, Umbria, Lazio and Tuscany, four regions celebrated for rich history, distinctive local cuisines and stunning panoramas. Explore the awe-inspiring Grotte di Frasassi, Italy’s largest cave system, and ancient underground Etruscan settlements. Walking tours with top local guides at Urbino and other sites give you an insider’s knowledge of all you experience, while deluxe hotels ensure each day of your Italian bicycling vacation ends in pampered comfort.