15 Romantic Places in Paris for Couples : 2020 (Updated)

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

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

Montmartre

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
03

River Seine Cruise

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 €
04

The Louvre

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
05

Notre Dame

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
06

Sacré-Coeur Basilica

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
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07

Arc de Triomphe

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
08

Parc Des Buttes Chaumont

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
09

Luxembourg Gardens

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
10

Temple Of Love

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
11

The Wall Of Love

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

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

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 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

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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