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Navigating the River of Love

Duration: 6 hours
Budget: $200

This date idea is tailored for tactile, open-minded lovers who enjoy deep conversations and new experiences. Navigate the beautiful and serene canals of Saint Petersburg in your private boat, tickle your taste buds with a delicious picnic basket full of local delicacies, capture beautiful moments at the Peter and Paul Fortress and finally enjoy a romantic sunset by the river Neva.

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  • As you arrive at the canal, you will be welcomed by your private boat. Embark on a scenic journey, navigating through the beautiful and historic canals of Saint Petersburg. With historic buildings passing by and the tranquil water around you, it's a perfect setting for a deep and meaningful conversation with your partner.
  • Your boat will then stop at the iconic Peter and Paul Fortress. Here, share laughs and discover history together as you walk around the cobblestone paths of the fortress. This is also a great photo-opportunity to seize memories of this special date.
  • The grand finale of the day is at the river Neva. Settle in at a comfortable and quiet spot by the river to watch the breathtaking sunset. Delve into a scrumptious picnic basket and share intimate conversations as the sun disappears into the night, casting a romantic golden glow over the waters of the Neva.

Preparation steps:

  • Preparation for this date is pretty straightforward. Make sure to book the boat trip in advance to avoid any last minute disappointments. Take into account weather conditions and dress appropriately, while keeping the need for mobility in mind, as you'll be embarking and disembarking from the boat.
  • Prepare a picnic basket filled with your partner’s favorite foods, preferably easy to handle ones. Don’t forget a comfortable blanket to sit on and perhaps a few cushions for extra comfort. Consider bringing a camera to immortalize our beautiful journey.
  • Research a bit about the Peter and Paul Fortress and the architecture that you'll pass by during the boat trip. This will serve as an excellent conversation starter.

Some tips:

  • Remember to dress warmly as September afternoons in Saint Petersburg can be chilly, especially on the water. Also remember to respect public spaces and abide by the rules of the places you will be visiting. Lastly, immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Saint Petersburg and cherish this time with your partner. This date is all about reconnecting with each other through deep conversations and shared experiences.

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