Valentine’s Day is a time to indulge in love and all its flavors. While candlelit dinners and chocolate-dipped strawberries are classic gestures for celebrating love, why not spice things up this year with a food tour? Revel in a romantic getaway with your significant other on one of these spectacular Valentine’s Day culinary experiences. These tours will take you from the medieval alleys of Europe to the lively eateries of South America.

Puglia, Italy – Southern Visions Travel Food Tours

Southern Visions Travel is the way to go if you’re looking for an amazing food tour of Southern Italy’s liveliness. With your loved one, indulge in the delectable Puglian tastes at a private residence in Salento. You can also experience the heartfelt cuisine of dedicated chefs who pass their recipes on from generation to generation. Another option is to rent a bike and ride through seaside roads, sun-drenched hilltop towns, and historic olive fields. Celebrate love as you enjoy the fresh air of the Mediterranean while sampling wine and the world-famous olive oil of the area. 

Peru, South America – Taste of Peru

Couples planning a South American trip should take advantage of Taste of Peru‘s Culinary Weekend in Lima. Taste of Peru, a Peruvian-US travel company, offers one-of-a-kind gastronomic adventures. If you are interested in Peruvian cuisine and culture, this special culinary weekend is for you. Learn the secrets to making the perfect Pisco Sour and ceviche after a trip to one of Peru’s top marketplaces. Plus, with this food tour, you’ll have ample time to sample the town’s finest cuisine at 1087 Bistro.

Mexico City, Mexico – Club Tengo Hambre Food Tours

As the name suggests, Club Tengo Hambre is a club for those who travel to eat. This club offers street food tours that explore the culinary scene of Mexico City. These trips, led by bilingual guides, ensure you have a great time as you try local treats. The tours cover many different types of famous street food, like tacos, tlayudas, elotes, and churros. These tours are one of the best things to do in Mexico City, whether you love food or are just interested in traveling. So, for a Valentine’s Day food adventure you’ll never forget, consider going on a tour with Club Tengo Hambre and discovering Mexico’s culinary gems. 

Multiple Cities, United States – Cozymeal

Cozymeal provides a variety of culinary experiences across 120+ cities in the United States. Cooking Classes are one of their options, in which you and your companion can learn from world-class culinary professionals in hands-on classes. From mastering pasta-making in New York City to exploring sushi techniques in San Francisco, Cozymeal’s classes cater to diverse tastes and skill levels. In addition, you can enhance your dining experience with private chef services. Cozymeal connects you with experienced chefs who build custom menus and prepare delectable meals in the comfort of your own home. You can also go on food tours led by highly rated guides. 

Soufriere, St. Lucia – Project Chocolat 

Project Chocolat is perfect for those who can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day without chocolate. Project Chocolat is a one-of-a-kind tree-to-bar chocolate experience set in the green Caribbean rainforest on Rabot Estate, the oldest operating cacao plantation in Saint Lucia, in Soufriere. During your guided tour of the cacao groves, you will have the opportunity to sample fresh cacao pulp straight from the pod. You will also hear about the process of grafting trees. Plus, you can indulge in the exquisite, ethically sourced cocoa from Island Growers as you peruse the award-winning handmade micro-batch chocolates at Hotel Chocolat.