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Romantic Stroll and Picnic along Neva River

Duration: 4-5 hours
Budget: $20

Stroll hand in hand along the Neva River. The beautiful scenery provides a perfect backdrop for a leisurely walk. Cap the day off with a picnic by the waters, taking in the picturesque view of historical Saint Petersburg. It's an affordable option, that's abundant with romance and simple joys.

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  • The date begins with a picturesque stroll along the glistening waters of the historic Neva River. The walk provides an opportunity to enjoy deep conversations against the backdrop of beautiful, historic Saint Petersburg. As the sun begins to set and the golden rays reflect over the river, find a cozy spot for your romantic, prepared picnic. Revel in each other's company while appreciating the serene scenery.
  • The picnic isn't just about food, it's about cherishing the moment together. Share stories, laughter, and wholesome delights. As day turns into twilight, the city's illumination creates a magical and romantic atmosphere, perfect for heartfelt conversations. If you're lucky, you might also witness the awe-inspiring drawbridges being lifted during the nighttime.
  • The date ends with another peaceful stroll, hand-in-hand under the twinkling night sky. The weather in September is ideal for outdoor activities and spending quality time together. The romantic stroll and picnic along the Neva River offers a perfect blend of simplicity, beauty, and romance.

Preparation steps:

  • Preparation for this date is simple yet important. Firstly, you may want to map out the ideal spots for your walk. Familiarize yourself with the paths and landmarks ensuring a comfortable stroll.
  • For the picnic, prepare homemade sandwiches or your partner's favourite snack. Don't forget to bring a cozy blanket, some water to stay hydrated and perhaps a portable speaker to add a soft soundtrack to your date. Keep in mind to pack your basket light to make transportation easier.
  • In September, the weather normally is on the cooler side. Make sure you both have warm clothes to stay comfortable. It would also be a good idea to keep an eye on the weather forecast for the day.

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Some tips:

  • Always remember to respect your surroundings. Dispose your waste properly after your picnic, keeping Saint Petersburg beautiful for others too.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and watch for any unfriendly wildlife that may be attracted to your picnic. It's rare, but it's always good to be prepared.
  • Furthermore, while it's a budget date, consider bringing a small surprise for your partner during the picnic. Whether it's their favourite dessert or a simple hand-written letter, it's sure to make the date even more special.

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