15 Places to Visit in Paris at Night: 2020 Updated

Places to Go in Paris at Night

Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, Louvre, Opera Garnier, Le Bus Palladium, Buddha Bar, Wanderlust, Art Deco Pool, The Moulin Rouge and Montparnasse Tower.

The city of Paris gets filled with every color of entertainment once dusk approaches. Whether you are seeking history, romance, or peace, you can be sure that the umpteen varieties of Places to visit in Paris at night will never disappoint you.

With a plethora of amazing Parisian riverbanks, elegant night river cruises, fancy restaurants, iconic shows, entertaining bars, night museum tours, and spectacular evening views, the city of love, Paris has gained a lot of popularity as the nightlife hub of the world. 

No matter if you are visiting the romantic city with your soulmate, friends, or family, the bountiful places to go in Paris at night will never let you fall short of an exquisite nightlife plan. From the Eiffel tower shimmering with colorful lights to the  Buddha Bar flaunting its delicious cocktails and from the Louvre Museum offering an evening walk through history to the Seine River night cruise calling on for the wanderlust souls, Paris will surely give you a tough time planning your night in the city.

Here is the list of best places to visit in Paris at night:

01

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
Flaunting a whopping elevation of around 1063 feet, the Eiffel Tower is the first thing that comes to the mind when planning a night in Paris. Adorned stunningly with lights, the structure offers a spectacular sight to marvel at and take pictures of. You can also climb up to the topmost level of the tower and get a lifetime's worth of opportunity to witness a panoramic view of the entire city of Paris bustling under the night sky.

Location: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France

Price:
No entry fee for children below the age of 4. For visitors above 4 years of age, the rates are as follows:

Lift entrance till second floor: 4,00 euros for children between 4 to 11 years, 8,50 euros for children between 12 to 24 years, 11,00 euros for adults above 24 years. 

Staircase entrance till 2nd floor:  3,00 euros for children between 4 to 11 years, 50 euros for children between 12 to 24 years, 7,00 euros for adults above 24 years. 

Lift entrance till top floor: 8,00 euros for children between 4 to 11 years, 14,50 euros for children between 12 to 24 years, 17,00 euros for adults above 24 years. 

Timing:
From mid-June until early September - 9 AM to 12 AM
Rest of the year - 9.30 AM to 11.30 PM
02

Seine River Cruise

Seine River Cruise
Zooming across the heart of Paris on a splendid cruise on the Seine River is one of the most memorable things any tourist can enjoy in the city at dusk. Leaving from the base of the magnificent Eiffel Tower, the cruise will take its guests through a number of historical landmarks of Paris.

You just need to unwind, relax, and feed on spellbinding views of the most iconic monuments of the city including the Louvre Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral. You can also avail an audio guide in the French or English languages in order to get a good sneak peek into the history and culture of Paris.

Location: Seine River, Paris, France

Price: 12 euros for children below 12 years and 20 euros for adults.

Timing: From 10 AM to 10.30 PM
03

Louvre

Louvre
Spread across an area of 21,000 hectares, Louvre is one such museum in Paris that welcomes visitors even during the evening hours. Flaunting a well-lit look at dusk and exhibiting a plethora of impressive antiques, the Louvre Museum has its name among the top historical places to visit in Paris at night.

The entire museum is categorized into multiple sections showcasing Egyptian antiquities, Roman and Greek art, Oriental antiquities, graphic art, Islamic art, paintings, and sculptures from the medieval period. Some of the major attractions of Louvre include Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Great Sphinx of Tanis, and Winged Victory of Samothrace.

Location: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

Price: 12 euros

Timing: 9 AM to 10.30 PM on Friday and Wednesday and 9 AM to 6 PM on rest of the days. Louvre is closed on Tuesday.
04

Opera Garnier

Opera Garnier
Manifesting the majestic Parisian architecture and known for its opera culture, Opera Garnier happens to be a beautiful opera house of the nineteenth century. With extremely impressive exteriors and interiors, this building features an awe-inspiring architectural blend of Renaissance, classical and Baroque styles.

The majestic opera house arranges ballets for the visitors in its huge auditorium and has the capability to hold over 2000 audiences at the same time. Sheltering the Paris Opera Library Museum, Opera Garnier also makes available for both guided and audio self-guided tours for its visitors. 

Location: Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France

Price: For unguided tour - Adult: 11 euros, children 7 euros; For guided tour - Adult: 15.50 euros, children 11 euros

Timing: 10 AM to 5 PM
05

Le Bus Palladium

Le Bus Palladium
Established back in 1965, Le Bus Palladium happens to be an amazing nightclub featuring partying and gig hosting options. With live electro and hip hop music and a dedicated lounge bar, this club happens to be a paradise for the party animals.

Le Bus Palladio is divided into three floors with the first floor housing the splendid restaurant serving excellent American cuisine. The ground floor is dedicated to partying and DJ sessions, which form the life of the entire place. The other two floors are quieter and are dedicated for after party relaxation.  

Location: 6 Rue Pierre Fontaine, 75009 Paris, France

Price: 20 euros for entry and two drinks

Timing: 8 PM to 2 AM on Tuesday and 8 PM to 6 AM on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. It is closed on Sunday and Monday
06

Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar
If you are seeking an intimate night experience with some amazing alcoholic beverages, Buddha Bar can be one of your go-to places to visit in Paris at night. Flaunting a classy decor and a huge statue of Lord Buddha, this bar makes for the perfect place to dine in and relish some delicious global cuisine and cocktails.

The dull yet soothingly lit club atmosphere is just right to add the spark of romance between the couples and offer an intimate experience.  

Location: 8-12 Rue Boissy d'Anglas, 75008 Paris, France

Price: Depends on the food you order

Timing: 6 PM to 2 AM, from Monday to Saturday and 12 pm to 4 PM and 6 PM to 2 AM on Sunday
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07

Wanderlust

Wanderlust
Having its name among the most recommended places to visit in Paris at night, Wanderlust is dedicated to the party animals and evening entertainment seekers. Featuring elegant restaurants, art classes, yoga classes, DJ sets, and outdoor film screenings, this place attracts people of all age groups, including kids, for an amazing nightlife experience.

No matter if you are seeking peace, party, clubbing, or entertainment, packed with every element under a single roof, Wanderlust will never disappoint you.

Location: 32 Quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 Paris, France

Price: Depends on the activity you pick

Timing: 11 PM to 6 AM on Friday and Saturday
08

The Moulin Rouge

The Moulin Rouge
Forming a classic and vintage cabaret venue, Moulin Rouge happens to be one of the most well-known places to visit in Paris at night for witnessing some brilliant music and dance shows. Established back in the year 1889, this place has been a hub for excellent performances, entertainment, and food.

Manifesting a spellbinding architecture and a unique red colour theme, the beautiful structure of Moulin Rouge depicts passion, radiance, and romance. This iconic cabaret hub has captivated a number of legendary artists and celebrities such as Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Edith Piaf, and Liza Minnelli over the years.

Location: 82 Boulevard de Clichy, 75018 Paris, France 

Price: 9 euros

Timing: 9 PM TO 1 AM
09

Montparnasse Tower

Montparnasse Tower
Montparnasse Tower happens to be a well-recognized observatory deck of the city that comes to life at dusk, making for one of the most beautiful places to go in Paris at night. Built back in the year 1973 and manifesting a whopping height of about 210 meters, this structure offers the visitors a breathtaking panoramic sight up to around 40 kilometers, from its top.

Displaying a unique 60’s aura, the Montparnasse Tower also has an elegant restaurant on its roof where the visitors can relish some delicious French cuisine while soaking in the awe-inspiring view of the shining Eiffel Tower under the starry sky.

Location: 33 Avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, France

Price: 15 euros

Timing:
- From April to September - 9.30 AM to 11.30 PM
- From October to March - 9.30 AM to 11 PM from Friday to                     
- Saturday and from 9.30 AM to 10.30 PM from Sunday to Thursday
10

The Versailles Fountain Show

The Versailles Fountain Show
Taking place during the summers, the musical fountain show at the Palace of Versailles happens to be one of the major attractions of the nightlife of Paris. With a total of 32 fountains playing simultaneously, continuously, and rhythmically to the music playing in the background, the show offers a truly spellbinding sight.

Making use of 30 kilometer-long piping of the 17th century, modern pumps, and around 4,500,000 litres of water, this musical fountain is considered to be one of the most strategically engineered places to visit in Paris at night. Additionally, the other smaller fountains to witness in the Gardens of Versailles apart from the main one include Apollo’s Bath, Dragon Fountain, and Neptune Fountain. 

Location: Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Price: 9,50 euros per head. There is no fee for kids aged between 0 to 5 years

Timing: 10 AM to 7 PM
11

Bassin de la Villette

Bassin de la Villette
Spread across a length of around 800 meters, the Bassin de la Villette happens to be the city’s largest artificial lake. This lake connects canal Saint-Martin to canal de L'Ourcq and makes for fluvial transport. With a number of cultural activities, theatre productions, concerts, and shows taking place here, this beautiful canal basin is known to form one of the most festive places to visit in Paris at night.

During the summer evenings, the place gets crowded with kids, picnickers, and bowls players. Every year in the month of June the basin festival is celebrated, which ends with spectacular fireworks being displayed from the bridge.  

Location: Paris, France

Price: Free

Timing: 24 hours
12

Les Berges De Seine

Les Berges De Seine
Making for one of the free places to visit in Paris at night, Les Berges de Seine happens to be a mile-long cultural space and creative playground for children as well as adults. Perched at the left bank of the Seine River and affectionately referred to as Berge Street, this place makes for a huge area where the visitors can play, snooze, and party without paying any charge.

This kids-friendly zone of the city welcomes a huge number of children who enjoy playing swingball, hopscotch, and skateboarding, especially during the summer evenings. Along with a number of cafes and shops dotted around the area, Les berges de Seine becomes lighted up and lively once the dusk engulfs the city.

Location: Left bank of River Seine, Paris, France

Price: No fee

Timing: Anytime
13

Arc De Triomphe

Arc De Triomphe
Constructed in the nineteenth century in the imperial army’s honor, Arch of Triumph is one of the most ancient places to go in Paris at night to witness the mesmerizing pillar carvings, victory stories, and sculptures engraved on the arc.

Manifesting a truly spectacular architecture, this structure offers a spellbinding sight of the whole city of Paris from its terrace. Moreover, one of the most important attractions to witness at the Arc De Triomphe is the Tomb of the Unknown French Soldier.

Location: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France

Price: 8 euros

Timing: October to March - 10 AM to 10.30 PM; April to September - 10 AM to 11 PM. It’s closed on Monday
14

Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III
Spread across a length of 500 feet, Pont Alexandre III was built in the year 1986 to mark peace between France and Russia. Standing majestically amidst the skyline of Paris and connecting the right banks’s Grand Palais and the left bank’s Invalides, this bridge is completely made of metal and named after the Russian Emperor, Alexandre III.

Featured in a number of movies, Pont Alexandre III makes for an amazing destination to take an evening stroll along the Seine River and catch a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower and the beautiful angels and winged horses positioned on the bridge.

Location: Pont Alexandre III, 75008 Paris, France

Price: No fee.

Timing: Anytime
15

Art Deco Pool

The Art Deco pool of Paris, Piscine des Amiraux happens to be a splendid historical pool, spread across 33 meters. This beautiful public pool was constructed by the renowned architect Henri Sauvage and first opened in the year 1930.

Piscine des Amiraux underwent major changes and upgrades during the 1980s and 1990s and was declared as an eminent historical monument during 1991. Featuring crystal blue water and an amazing art deco design, this pool invites a huge number of professional and leisure swimmers during the evening to relax and rejuvenate. 

Location: 6 Rue Hermann-Lachapelle, 75018 Paris, France

Price: 3.50 euros

Timing: 7 AM to 8.30 AM and 11.30 AM to 1.30 PM from Monday to Thursday. 11.30 AM to 1.30 PM on Friday, 7 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, and 8 AM to 6 PM on Sunday
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  1. What can you do in Paris for free at night?

    Here are some of the things that you can do in Paris for free, during the night:
    - Marvel at the Eiffel Tower sparkling brilliantly with lights.
    - Take a leisure stroll along the Seine River with your beloved
    - Spend some time admiring the amazing fountains and figures at Place de la Concorde
  2. Is it safe to walk in Paris at night?

    Yes, it is absolutely safe to walk around in Paris at night since the city is known popularly for its amazing nightlife culture and blooms with lights and people once dusk approaches. However, you should avoid certain areas that appear less crowded as a precautionary measure.
  3. Which areas to avoid in Paris?

    If you are traveling alone to Paris, you should consider avoiding areas around Chatelet, Jaures, metro Les Halles, Stalingrad, and Gare du Nord. Although these places are generally safe during the day, strolling in these areas late at night is not recommended as they have been reported to be hubs of crimes and gang activity.
  4. What is the best time to visit in Paris?

    The summer season, from June to August, happens to be the most ideal time for visiting Paris. During this time, the weather remains almost pleasant with longer sunny days. However, since this is considered to be the peak season for tourism in Paris, the prices for everything usually remain high.

    So, if you want a budget-friendly trip to the city, consider visiting the place during the Spring season, from March to May. During this time the entire city seems fresh and reawakening enough to enjoy outdoor activities. Alternatively, even Autumn is a great time for paying a visit to Paris with the city blooming in colours and hotels offering good offers and discounts.

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