Valentine's day is approaching and in this article we help you pick the most romantic spots and activities in Paris to celebrate this day!
PLAN A ROMANTIC PICNIC
Have a picnic with your special someone with some with some French classics- wine, cheese, chocolate and champagne! You can choose a classic spot -along the banks of the Seine, in the hip neighborhood along Canal Saint Martin or at one of the numerous parks in the city! If you don't feel like packing your own picnic, use Paris Picnic- a service that delivers a picnic to you at a park, making Valentine's Day in Paris even more luxurious for you!
VISIT A ROMANTIC SPOT IN PARIS
In the 9th arrondissement of Paris there is a small abandoned mansion that is now known as the "Musée de la vie Romantique" (Museum of Romantic Life). Here you will see paintings and sculptures all related to love, in addition to mementos that used to belong to George Sand. The museum also has a garden and courtyard for you to explore after visiting the permanent collection. While the permanent collection is always free, admission to the temporary exhibitions can be visited at an extra cost. Address: 16 Rue Chaptal, 75009
The Bois de Vincennes, located in the East of Paris, is a wonderful park that is off the beaten track. Visit the "Temple of Love" (as shown in the photo) that is accessible by paddle boat. For a lover's activity on Valentine's Day, row together on over to the Temple of Love, which has stood there since 1860.
Escape the crowds thronging the Jardin des Tuileries and the Jardin du Luxembourg and visit Parc de Buttes-Chaumont, a favorite romantic spot in Paris ! One of the most exquisite parks in the , it has a magical feeling about it! The park is at its best with the greenery in the summer but in February you can still get seduced by the "Temple of Love" and have a romantic time away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
WANT MORE ROMANTIC IDEAS?
MUSÉE D'ORSAY AND MUSÉE DE L'ORANGERIE
This Valentine's day get transported to the Impressionist era of art- take a tour of the spectacular collection at the Musée d'Orsay and Musée de l'Orangerie. You will find yourself in a lovely refurbished station at Orsay and visit Monet's famous water lilies at the Orangerie. Without a doubt a romantic setting not to be missed!
Musée d'Orsay: 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007
Musée de l'Orangerie: Jardin Tuileries, 75001
WINE TASTING IN PARIS
Taste some of the best wines in Paris at one of the many excellent wine bars that city has to offer.- a perfect activity to enjoy on Valentine's Day! Here is a collection of our articles on where to go wine tasting, some of the best addressed in town!
LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC
There are plenty of concerts around the city where you can grab a drink and sometimes even dance to live music- whether you prefer jazz, rock and roll or classical music, there's something for everyone! If you're a jazz lover, then here is the link to our Best Jazz Venue in Paris.