15 Romantic Places in Paris for Couples : 2021 (Updated)
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Places to Visit in Paris for Couples

Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, River Seine Cruise, The Louvre, Notre-Dame, Sacré Coeur Basilica, Arc de Triomphe, Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Luxembourg Gardens and The Parc—Temple of Love.

Blessed with endless arenas of fairytale beauty, Paris is an escapade to celebrate togetherness and sink in the spectrum of love and life. Eulogizing the banks of the charming Seine River, the mysterious aura of Paris permeates through the city's arrondissements and is rightly tagged as the City of Love.

Dotted with tree-lined streets, manicured gardens, charming cafes, impressive churches, and centuries-old architectures, there are numerous romantic places to visit in Paris to bask in the magic of love. Undoubtedly there are tons of romantic places to go in Paris and most of them display their real essence during spring.

Be it a destination wedding or anniversary trip, the ‘City of Love’ provides seemingly endless opportunities for romance and entices couples from all across the globe. Here are our top picks of all the romantic places in Paris for couples to share moments of complicity with your soul mate and fall in passionate love all over again.

Here are some of the best romantic places in Paris for couples:

01

Eiffel Tower

One of the top-notch romantic places to visit in Paris, Eiffel Tower is an architectural grandiose which has witnessed many marriage proposals, first kisses and declarations of love over the years. Ascending to the top of this Parisian glory will offer a panoramic view of the city and enables visitors to see over the tops of many famous sites and monuments in a single take.

Every evening, the Iron Lady sparkles with 20,000 gold lights and offers a unique experience and an unsurpassed moment of romance. Love birds can also rave up their passion by indulging in a glass of pink Champagne at the Champagne Bar on the top floor.There is also a lovely dining place on the top that creates a breathtaking canvas for couples to delve into delicious dishes with a sweeping view.
 
Location: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 -Paris, France
 
Timing: Mid June – September: 9 AM – 12:45 AM, Rest of the year: 9:30 AM – 11:45 PM 
 
Price: 
- 4 - 11 years: €4.10
- 12 -24 years: €8.10
- Above  25 years: €16.30
02

Temple Of Love

Mounted on a little island made of two branches of the river, Temple de l’Amour is nestled amidst the irresistible beauty of the field of  Versailles. The marbled structure shines like a diamond when the golden hour dawns upon the city.

Amongst all the attractions, this place is one of the offbeat romantic places to visit in Paris. Couples from all over the world flock here to renew their wedding vows and strengthen their relationship. 

Location: Parc du Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France
03

Luxembourg Gardens

Established in 1612, the Luxembourg Gardens still retains a decidedly royal and grandiose feel and is one of the romantic places to go in Paris. It offers a very romantic atmosphere and is the ideal place to embark on a lovely date.

Dotted with monumental fountains, orchids, and aesthetic statues, the garden gives off a sense of tranquility and offers an escape from Paris's urban landscape. 

Location: Rue de Médicis Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris France

Timing: Sunday-Saturday: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Prices: No Entry Fee
04

Parc Des Buttes Chaumont

The Parc des Buttes Chaumont is one of the most pleasant spots in the city and is situated on the relative outskirts of the city. Distinct elevations coupled with a large expanse of original green spaces, this place offers ideal opportunities to indulge in a bit of park life in Paris.

Boasting of twenty-five green acres, Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is one of the romantic places in Paris for couples. Apart from providing a  commanding view of the city, it is lined with caves, waterfalls, a suspension bridge, indigenous trees, and numerous birds. 

Location: 1 Rue Botzaris, 75019 Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: Open 24 Hours

Prices: No Entry Fee
05

River Seine Cruise

Cruising on the Seine River acts as the pulse that runs through Paris's heart and offers an hour’s relaxation amidst the bustle. Setting sail on the River Seine cruise allows you to gain some good insight into the city’s history, evolution, and architecture all at once.

Interestingly,  tourists have a wide range of options to choose from to suit their tastes and budget. Thus, the next time you are off to Paris, don’t forget to hop into one of these cruise liners to enjoy a blissful ride as the city twinkles in the background.

Location: Port de la Bourdonnais (Near Eiffel Tower) ,75007- Paris, France

Timing: 10:30 AM- 22:30 AM 
 
Price:
- Boat Trips: Children - 6€ , Adult - 14€
- Lunchtime Cruises: Children-37.00 € , Adult- 69.00 € 
- Dinnertime Cruises: Children- 37.00 €, Adult- 79.00 € to  325.00 €
06

The Louvre

Nestled on the Right Bank of the River Seine, the Louvre is one of the most beautiful and largest museums in the world. Being a central landmark of the city, the art museum is listed amongst the romantic places in Paris for couples. The museum has an impressive art collection solely dedicated to love and offers an intimate atmosphere to whisper sweet nothings to your partner.
 
Location: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
 
Timing: Wednesday-Monday: 9 AM-6 PM ( Museum is opened till 9:45 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays).
 
Prices: 
- Offline- 15 € 
- Online- 17 €
- First Saturday of every month: Free Admission
07

Notre Dame

One of the finest examples of French gothic architecture, Notre Dame is a medieval Catholic cathedral and is one of the most widely recognized symbols of Paris. It is highly distinguished for its colorful rose windows, gorgeous sculptural decoration, glorious architecture, enormous size, and antiquity.

Unfortunately, the roof of Notre-Dame caught fire in  2019 and caused serious damage. Currently the medieval structure is under the process of stabilization and will undergo reconstruction from 2021.

Location:  6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France

Timing: Temporarily Closed
08

Sacré-Coeur Basilica

Dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a Roman Catholic church that commands a strategic position at the top of Montmartre Hill. Dressed in white, it is easily recognizable from a distance and radiates nothing but magnificence.

The majestic church is the second highest point of Paris and offers a spectacular view of the city. Sacre-Coeur welcomes more than 10 million visitors per year and is one of the most visited romantic places to visit in Paris. 

Location: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: 6 AM-10.30 PM

Price:
- The entry is free.
- Top of Sacre Coeur Basilica- 5 Euros
09

Arc de Triomphe

In 1836, the Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated to honor the French armies who laid down their lives during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. The names of the heroes who were martyred are engraved on the walls of this triumphal arch.

At the base of the arch, there also lies a tomb of an anonymous soldier from World War I. Every evening, the flame of remembrance is rekindled in memory of all the brave hearts who sacrificed their lives for France. It is one of the best-known commemorative monuments in the world and has been designed according to the neoclassical fashion.

Besides, climbing to the top of the arch's terrace offers a splendid view of the city. Interestingly, Arc de Triomphe also sits at the center of a dodecagonal configuration of twelve radiating avenues, forming a star (étoile).

Location: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: 10 AM- 10 PM

Price: 
- Adult: 12 Euros 
- Under 18: Free
10

Montmartre

A rural neighborhood perched on a hilltop, Montmartre is one of the unconventional romantic places to go in Paris. Exuding a quaint ambiance, it is replenished with museums, gardens, vineyards, windmills, bohemian architectures, sultry bars, and bistros.

A must-have in your itinerary, Montmartre is a melting pot of art and has inspired so many artists such as Picasso and Van Gogh. As you stroll around hand in hand with your partner, don’t forget to hike up to the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur which sits on the crest of the hill.

A masterpiece in itself, Sacré-Cœur houses the largest mosaic in France and provides an unobstructed view of Paris from the forecourt of the building or, top of its majestic dome. 
 
Location: 75018- Paris, France

Timing: Monday -Sunday:10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Price: No Entry Fee
11

The Wall Of Love

In a world marked by violence, walls are usually made to divide and separate people. On the other hand, Paris has The Wall Of Love, which is like a mirror that reflects an image of love and peace. As one of the most romantic cities in the world, it doesn't come as a surprise that the city of love has an art installation that is purely dedicated to love.

It is a 40 square meter love-themed wall featuring the words “I love you” in 311 different languages covering all the 192 countries that make up the United Nations. The Wall of Love has been the site of many marriage proposals and undying declarations of commitment as it subtly expresses the powerful sentiment of love. Since its inauguration, it has emerged to be a popular attraction and is one of the romantic places to go in Paris. 

Location: Square Jehan Rictus, Place des Abbesses, 75018 Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: 8 AM-5:30 PM
12

Musee D’Orsay

Originally a real train station, Orsay Museum is a  stunning architecture made of stone and glass. The large glass windows provide natural lighting and create a real impression of brightness. Today, the museum hosts a rich collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces and provides a majestic view of the city of Paris.

Apart from impressionist art, it also displays all western creations like paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photographs between  1848 to 1914. Orsay Museum is also one of the largest art museums in Europe and attracts millions of visitors every year.

Location: 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France

Timing: Tuesday-Sunday: 9.30 AM- 6 PM

Prices: 
- 18 Years & Above: 14 Euros
- Under 18 Years: No Entry Fee.
13

Pont Des Arts

The Pont des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris and has an international reputation as the bridge of romance. Established in the 19th century, it is the first metal bridge in Paris and represents the cutting edge of engineering of that era. At Pont des Arts, there exists a deep-rooted tradition where lovers would mark their initials on a padlock before throwing the key in the Seine river as a symbol of eternal devotion.

However, due to this popular practice, it has led to the structural weakening of the bridge. As a result, authorities have taken up stern measures and have replaced the padlocks with wooden boards designed by Parisian graffiti artists. Besides, it is a major attraction for lovers from all over the world ad is one of the popular romantic places to visit in Paris.

Location: Pont des Arts, 75006 Paris, France

Timing: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM.
14

Père Lachaise Cemetery

Père Lachaise makes for an odd attraction and is home to several notable graves of eminent personalities like Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Camille Pissarro, and others. Both the largest Parisian park and cemetery in one, it extends 44 hectares and is the most visited necropolis in Paris. Although a darker side of French tourism, it’s a popular stop on the Parisian trail.

Location: 8 Boulevards de Menilmontant, 75020 -Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: 8 AM- 5:30 PM
15

Parc Montsouris

Inaugurated in 1969, Parc Montsouris is one of the largest urban green spaces in Paris and consists of gently rolling hills, remarkable trees, flower gardens, beautiful lakes, statues, restaurants, modern playgrounds, and many different species of birds.

Beginning with joggers to old-age pensioners, Parc Montsouris is a delightful place to spend a couple of hours at leisure. Besides, couples assemble here in large numbers to bask into some sunshine and make it one of the romantic places to visit in Paris.

Location: 2 Rue Gazan, 75014 Paris, France

Timing: Monday-Sunday: 7 AM- 7:30 PM

Prices: No Entry Fee.
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13 December 2019
Ekaksh Kakkar Disneyland Paris Tickets
Excellent
Visiting Disneyland in Paris has always been a dream of mine and I get to thoroughly enjoy it. My idea of pre-booking the tickets was on point. I really didn't want to take any chances. Every moment I spent there was magical and I even got past the queue pretty fast. If you are going to visit Disneyland you better get an advance ticket booked, trust me it really helps.
18 November 2019
Excellent
The best part about the cruise was the breathtaking view that it served. The commentator in the ship was well informed and gave us great insights throughout the cruise. The trip lasted for about 30 minutes and we got to take a couple of very elegant pictures of the city from the cruise.
22 January 2020
Excellent
We enjoyed an evening cruise on the beautiful waters of the Seine river. The experience was refreshing and we enjoyed the entire cruise. The ship was well maintained and smoothly managed by the people present there. I really like to thank Thrillophilia for its seamless service. I would recommend this cruise to everyone visiting Paris.
16 November 2019
Excellent
We got the 1:00 PM tour of the La Vallée Village for some much needed shopping that we wanted to do. We shopped and also enjoyed a good meal at the village. There was some really cool stuff that we bought including souvenirs.
12 January 2020
Excellent
The transport to La Vallée Village was very comfortable. The pickup and drop off was conducted very well. I and my partner engaged in a good shopping escapade where we spent hours buying various things. The village is one of the prominent places to shop and have a good time, overall. I would recommend every person who wants to get into some shopping should definitely visit La Vallee Village. It is worth every penny.
The Picasso National Museum carried a ton of history. From the painting to the sculptures to the actual design of the museum everything is historical. Me, being a history buff I was engrossed in the place.
What an elegant place to discover. I always wanted to visit Picasso National Museum and I found this great discount they were providing on the tickets so I booked them for myself and my parents on our trip to Paris. We just showed our Thrillophilia vouchers on the location and they instantly allowed us in. I really liked it and would definitely recommend Thrillophilia.
The overall experience I would say was very positive. A must-try, I would say.
17 February 2020
Excellent
The Paris Hop On Hop Off is a great way to enjoy and get to see all the important monuments in the place. The trip was amazing and worth a shot. My family along with me got to see a variety of scenic locations around the city. We took a lot of photos and had a great time on the tour. The bus was comfortable and easy to ride on.
06 January 2020
Excellent
I chose the transfer package of the Disneyland Paris tour by Thrillophilia because I had kids with me and I didn't want to wander around in various transport services with them. The pickup and drop service arranged by the team was really comfortable and saved a lot of my time. The trip was hassle-free. My kids had a lot of fun and I was just happy to see them enjoy so much.

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People Also Ask About Paris

  1. What is the most romantic thing to do in Paris?

    The possibly most romantic thing to do in Paris is to propose your significant other on the top of the monumental Eiffel Tower. Get on the knees to commit to a lifetime of love and ace the act in a Parisian way.
  2. Is Paris good for couples?

    Paris is famously acclaimed as the city of love and is the best for couples who are head over heels in love with each other. Beginning with awe-striking romantic attractions to salubrious weather, Paris fabricates the ideal milieu to delve into some exquisite romance.
  3. What is Paris famous for?

    Paris is highly famous for housing the iconic Eiffel Tower which epitomizes the city’s reputation on the world map. Besides, Paris is renowned for a multitude of things like perfect landscapes, stunning architecture, world-class museums, passionate romance, elegant cafes, and timeless fashion.
  4. What is the best time to visit Paris?

    The best time to visit Paris is between April to June and October to early November. Around this time, the weather remains soothingly pleasant with clear skies and mild temperatures. Apart from the weather, the crowd is usually less during these months compared to the rest of the year.
  5. What are the best things to do in Paris for couples?

    1. Stroll along Seine River: One of the most sought-after things which can be done in Paris include strolling around the beautifulSeine River. To have the most beautiful private time of your life with your partner, take a walk around the banks of the Seine River, surrounded with beautiful lights and sunset views. Further you can go on a cruise ride on the shining waters of the river and explore the city too.

    2. Wine tasting: Paris is packed with a plethora of famous wineries and you must definitely try to go on a wine tasting session with your partner and know more about the ancient techniques. You can also visit the vineyards and make some beautiful memories exploring the place.

    3. Explore Temple of Love: One of the favorite places to visit in Paris for couples is the Temple of Love. You will be left spellbound by the beautiful gardens, flowers and fountains surrounding this beautiful temple. You can go to this place to renew your wedding vows to lead a happy life with your partner.

    4. Painting Couple Portraits: To bring back some beautiful memories from the city of love, you can pay a good painter to make you a beautiful couple portrait with some iconic structures, like the Eiffel Tower or Louvre Museum, serving as the backdrop.

  6. Which are the best places to eat in Paris for couples?

    1. NoLita: Offering the stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, NoLita restaurant is one of the most romantic places in Paris for couples. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious Italian and French cuisine, perfect for your romantic dinner date along with a breathtaking view.

    2. Verjus: One of the most couple-friendly places to visit in Paris for couples, Verjus offers a super tempting decor. This place serves luscious soups, sandwiches and many other famous french and british dishes.

    3. Septime: With its amazing dining experience and hospitality, Septime is one of the best places to visit in Paris for couples going on a romantic dinner date. Here, you can try out the trout and potato dishes, panna cotta dishes and many other exquisite delicacies.

    4. Le Jules Verne: Offering unmatched views of the Eiffel Tower, Le Jules Verne is one of the most luxurious romantic places in Paris for couples. This place is known popularly for its “chef special dinner” which always attracts a huge crowd.

    5. Restaurant Lasserre: If you want to enjoy classic romantic dinners at one of the best places to visit in Paris for couples then you should definitely head to Lasserre restaurant. The soft lightning, musical tunes, classic architecture, and authentic dishes will set the perfect mood for your romantic dinner date in the city of love.

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