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An unforgettable Valentine's Day in Paris

Updated on 4/02/2020

Paris is considered by many to be one of the most romantic cities in the world, and rightly so. Between the cobbled streets of old Paris, the monuments and emblematic districts, it is full of magnificent places and a unique atmosphere that attracts many lovers. Discover some activities for your weekend in the French capital.

Take your love for a walk

Parc monceau Valentine's Day in Paris

Paris is full of lush parks and gardens, so many reasons to celebrate Valentine's Day in Paris. Immortalized on the canvas of many French painters, Parc Monceau invites you to stroll between its colonnades and its lake.

If you are looking for something fancy, opt for a ride on board the Petit train de Montmartre. This district, located at the highest point in the city, offers an exceptional panoramic view of Paris. Take advantage of your walk to face the famous "Wall of I Love You". A true ode to love, repeated 331 times and in 250 different languages.

To explore the city in a different way, try a bike ride along the banks of the Seine River, which offers a beautiful glimpse of Paris' monuments.

The essentials of a romantic atmosphere in Paris

Museum Of Romantic Life Paris

A Valentine's Day in Paris is a great opportunity to cross the famous Pont des Arts. As a witness to the oaths of eternal love that countless lovers have exchanged, the bridge is one of the city's most romantic attractions. If you wish to visit Paris in 1 day, visit the Musée de la Vie Romantique. This former 19th-century residence houses an exhibition dedicated to the novelist George Sand.

Having inspired many artists and writers, the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, despite the roof fire that broke out there in April 2019, is also worth a visit. Its beautiful Gothic architecture and legends make it the main building on Île de la Cité. In Montmartre, lovers are fascinated by the Basilica of Sacré-Cœur. The climb up the 240 steps to the Dôme will be rewarded with a breath-taking view of the city

The outings for couples

As a city of lovers, but also of the arts, Paris offers many theatres and exhibitions. Until February 13th 2020, the "Art Capital" exhibition will be held in the nave of the Grand Palais and will feature 2000 artists.

How about relaxing or unwinding in festive places after your cultural exploration?

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of hidden bars such as the “Orpheus” or the "Bus Paladium", the rock temple in Pigalle, a few steps from the bar "Le Pile ou Face" where you can dance while sipping glittery cocktails. Check our guide of things to do in Paris for more ideas.

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