There is no escaping the romance of Paris. The french capital is known as the City of Love, and what better place in the world to celebrate Valentine’s Day? With so many lovely things to see, delicious restaurants to go to and romantic things to do, celebrating Valentine’s Day in Paris simply can’t go wrong. Find out the top 6 things to do in Paris to make this Valentine’s Day an experience you and your better half will never forget and plan the most romantic day possible.
Ice skate on the Eiffel Tower
Go for a spin on the ice hand-in-hand on the highest skating rinks in the capital! With your Valentine, climb to the first floor of the Eiffel Tower and ice skate at a height of 57m on the amazing ice rink set up on one of the world’s most famous monuments! And to go higher still, get your skates on at the top of the Montparnasse Tower 210m above ground level! An extraordinary way to experience the magic of Paris together.
Catch a French romance at La Pagode
In the city of cinéma and love, there is always a rom-com playing. Snuggle up to your valentine in the luxurious, velvet seats of the Japan Room at this 19th-century cinema house for a quiet, romantic night.
Montmartre Impressionist Art Walking Tour
Learn all there is to know about Impressionist art in Paris on this art-lovers tour of Montmartre. After a 1.5-hour walking tour of the bohemian neighborhood to see the landmarks that inspired legendary artists like Van Gogh and Monet, head to Musée d’Orsay to view Paris’ largest collection of modern art at leisure.
Paris is home to many decadent chocolate shops, and you can either book a guided chocolate tour of Paris or note the shop locations and do it at your own pace. As the number of amazing luxury chocolate shops along these routes may appear overwhelming, it’s better if you plan to spend a little time in perhaps three or four of them, and at least have a look around inside the others.
Dinner ‘In love again’ at the Ritz
A Valentine’s dinner is a classic option but at the Ritz Paris luxury hotel, the Pastry Chef François Perret has composed a delightful and unusual series of dishes for a special dinner. The ‘risqué pairings’ and heart-shaped dessert offer a memorable experience for loving couples, in one of Paris’s most beautiful palaces.
Spend the night in one of the most romantic Paris hotels
Spend Valentine’s Day in absolute luxury at one of the most elegant hotels in the world, Le Meurice, situated in the heart of the City of Love. This historic palace hotel has been frequented by the higher echelons of society for 200 years and was a regular haunt for Salvador Dali, after whom the second Alain Ducasse-run restaurant on the premises is named. On arrival, lovers will be treated with champagne and chocolates made by the 18 Michelin starred Alain Ducasse himself, brought directly to their room.