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13 of the Most Romantic Things to Do in Paris for Couples

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Many couples and newlyweds set their first travel destination in Paris, France. The city is well known for love and romantic getaways. To commemorate their new romantic journey, couples visit Paris to have a fun, memorable, and wonderful time.

If you are from a different country, it can get confusing and troublesome figuring out what you would do in Paris since there are tons of things to do and places to go. Excitement and curiosity alone will not be enough to make your trip memorable. You need to have a clear, sorted-out plan and figure out things before you land in France.

In this article, we will help you by giving some ideas on what romantic things you can do in Paris as a couple while visiting France.

Romantic Things to Do in Paris

The opportunities Paris holds are honestly endless. There are way too many things that you can do in Paris. Now, if you want to make your own list, visit Why This Place and learn about places in Paris that are most worth visiting. But if you are completely new to Paris, then our list alone should help you plan the perfect romantic getaway.

1. Journey to the Top of The Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is one of the main attractions of Paris. Thousands upon thousands of tourists come every year and watch this magnificent piece of architecture – one of the seven wonders on earth. So what better way to commemorate your love life than by climbing to the top of this beautiful building?

The top of the Eiffel tower has a lot to offer as well. There are some top-flight restaurants where you can enjoy some exquisite French delicacies. In addition, you can enjoy some of the most enchanting panoramic views of the city. The magnificent view alone is enough to spice up the mood between you two.

2. Check Out Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral is also a masterpiece when it comes to French architecture. Built in a gothic architectural style, this cathedral is gorgeous to look at. The wonderful view of the building attracts a lot of tourists, and yes, couples too.

You can walk around the cathedral with your partner hand in hand and talk about this 14th-century building. 

If both of you are fans of historic architecture, this can open a room full of conversation, and you will not even notice how time flies by.

3. Attach Locks in Pont des Arts

Pont des Arts Bridge
Pont des Arts Bridge by Derek Key

Pont des Arts have been a famous place for couples for many years. Walking over the bridge and looking at the sunset is a beautiful view that is sure to create a romantic mood. You can take a view of the river Seine and other Paris landmarks from here.

But the most famous part about Pont des Arts is locking keys. Many couples come here and attach a lock to the walls of the bridge, and throw the keys down into the river. This represents that love is now tightly bound. You can attach a lock with your names on it.

4. River Journey Through Seine

Enjoying the view of the Seine is not the only thing you can enjoy. You can rent a sailboat, a speed boat, or a rowing boat and cruise along the river.

Let the gentle breeze set up a romantic mood. As you cruise along the river, you can spot various other landmarks of Paris, such as the Eiffel tower, the Grand Palais, and many more. We will let the discovery up to you as you and your partner row your boat along the waters.

5. Enjoy a Cabaret Show

One of the extravagant shows that you can enjoy in Paris is the Cabaret show. And what better place to enjoy a Cabarete show than in Moulin Rouge? The club was founded in the 19th century and will definitely catch your eye with its red exterior.

The club holds a lot of burlesque and cabaret shows, and if you are lucky enough, you will be able to witness an exquisite Moulin Rouge performance. Enjoying this show with your loved one is truly a memorable experience.

6. Stroll over to Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III

Another charming bridge that you can stroll over is Pont Alexandre III. This beautifully decorated bridge has beautiful gold statues that shine brightly in the light of day. Additionally, you will also see some wonderfully crafted lamp posts that illuminate the entire bridge at night.

So, this bridge is not only beautiful to look at and walk through during the day but during the night as well. On one side of the bridge, you can see Grand Palais, and on the other, Les Invalides. Having two famous landscapes makes it the perfect place for a couple photoshoots.

7. Visit Grand Palais

We talked about the Grand Palais before, but now let us get into a bit more details. The Grand Palais is French for Grand Palace, which was constructed in the 17th century for the royal people. The building still stands and is one of the most beautiful places in Paris.

Although you cannot go inside the palace, enjoying the beauty of it from the outside and admiring the exterior is enough to make you feel like royalty. Walking around the well-maintained rose gardens will definitely make you two feel like a royal couple.

8. Relax at Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau
Parc Monceau by Formosa Wandering

Let us take a step back from wonderous architecture and landmarks and relax in a calm and quiet place. The perfect spot for a relaxing break would be Parc Monceau. The construction of this national park started in the 18th century.

After a lot of renovation and upgrades, the park now has beautiful ponds and unique columns that decorate the entire place. A great place where you can lay down on the grass and enjoy some lovely moments with your partner.

9. Check Artworks at the Musée de la Vie Romantique

As the name suggests, this is definitely a museum made for couples to enjoy some romantic time. The entire museum is set around a romantic theme with beautiful flower gardens and small ponds. 

There are well-decorated benches where you can sit down and enjoy the beauty.

But that is not all, you will definitely see some wonderful artworks and paintings by famous artists from all around the country. Even the artworks there are set around a romantic theme. This is why visiting Musée de la Vie Romantique is one of the top romantic things to do in Paris

10. Visit the Famous Louver Museum

Although not necessarily a romantic spot for couples, if you and your partner are into art, culture, and paintings, then be sure that even the Louver will be a romantic place to visit

This world-renowned museum has hundreds of timeless art pieces, such as the Monalisa, the Raft of Medusa, the Coronation of Napoleon, the Liberty Leading the People, and many more. All of these paintings will mesmerize both you and your partner.

Apart from the paintings, even the building itself is a sight to behold. Definitely one of the first places to visit if you are into this stuff.

11. Visit the Historical Versailles

Versailles
Versailles by francesvirtual

The famous Versailles, where the end of World War 1 happened. The treaty of Versailles that ended the war was signed right here, on the Château de Versailles. So right off the bat, you and your partner are visiting one of the most significant places in the world’s history.

You can enjoy the exterior of the palace as the entire ground is beautifully decorated with trees, ponds, gardens, and pathways. Once you are done enjoying this historical landmark, you can enjoy a romantic dinner at any nearby restaurant.

12. Visit Disneyland

Let’s face it; when you are with your significant other, you can be your true self and let your inner child take over. 

So, what better way to please two children at heart than enjoying a cute day trip to Disneyland Paris? Although the park is themed for little kids, it does not mean adults cannot enjoy it. 

You and your partner can go around enjoying rides, buying Disney-themed souvenirs, and enjoying some delicious food.

13. Express Your Feelings in Montmartre

Montmartre by Jeanne Menjoulet

Lastly, we present to you Montmartre. Montmartre is by far the most popular place for couples all around the world. This is where many French couples start their love life by confessing their feelings to their partners. 

The place became so popular that even couples from other countries come here just to say the three magical words, “I love you”.

The most cherished place is obviously I Love You Wall or Le Mur des Je t’aime, in Montmartre. On this wall, the phrase “I Love You” is written 311 times in 250 different languages. So if you are thinking about expressing your feelings in a special and unique way, definitely pick this place.

Final Thoughts

Apart from this list, there are a lot more romantic things for couples in Paris. This is why it is called the city of love after all. But no matter where you go or what you do, make sure both you and your partner are enjoying it. What is important is how you feel in your heart, the location only amplifies what is inside.

We hope that this article has given you many wonderful ideas about what you and your partner can do during your visit to Paris.

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