The first city that may pop into your mind when you hear anything related to romance will be Paris. After all, the ambiance offered by Paris city is nothing less than a dream. The natural landscapes, picturesque canals, wondrous architectures, etc., adds to this romantic appeal of the city. In fact, it is said that there will be hardly anyone, who will be able to resist him or her from falling in love when in French capital. It is no surprise Paris is considered as the City of Love.
When you visit Paris, some of the common sights that you may see include couples strolling through the scenic gardens, candlelight wine bars, sunset points where a number of couples walk hand in hand, etc. In short, the number of opportunities for couples to spend some romantic time together is infinite here. Some of the top-rated activities that a couple can indulge on their Paris tours are given below.
Enjoy a Stunning View of the City from the Eiffel Tower
You cannot wrap up your Paris city tours without visiting the iconic Eiffel Tower, which is one of the hottest attractions here. The stunning monument scales 324 meters and consist of three floors. You will be really amazed to see the stunning panoramic view of the city from the third floor of this Parisian icon. In order to make this romantic and awe-inspiring moment even better, enjoy a glass of wine at the champagne bar here.
If you want to spruce up this romantic experience to the next level, visit the monument at night when the tower sparkles with 20,000 LED lights. No person will be able to resist this romantic sight, let alone the couples. No wonder, the Eiffel Tower witnesses a number of marriage proposals every day. Additionally, this is also a perfect location for your pre-wedding photo shoot. Besides, it will be better to book your tickets beforehand in order to skip the long tiring queues here.
One of the most romantic as well as religious hotspots in Paris is Montmartre. The Sacré-Cœur Basilica is one of the best examples that you may think about. The steep stairways in the Montmartre hills that extend to the beautiful white domes of the basilica are astonishing. Needless to say, the sight of the dove-white basilica is sure to amaze each and every traveler.
You can also see many couples clicking some romantic and Instagram-worthy pictures at stairs of Sacré-Cœur. Apart from this incredible structure, there are many other romantic attractions in Montmartre such as museums, shopping destinations, etc.
Another famous tourist spot here is Musée de Montmartre, which is sure to raise the romantic quotient of your trip. Here, you can see many romantic paintings done by impressionist painter Renoir, Suzanne Valadon, etc. In addition, the beautiful gardens here are one of the greatest places to spend some peaceful time in Paris.
Explore the Secret Passages
This will be a perfect choice for couples who love doing unique things. One of the best things that you may do is to venture the covered shopping arcades located at the Right Bank of the Seine River. This charming region in Paris is actually a beautiful reminiscent of the Parisian life during the 19th Century. So hire a bicycle and ride through this nostalgic street. Alternately, shop at vintage book shops, miniature doll shops that houses vintage dolls and other old-fashioned toys, cake shops, etc., that are located on the sides of the street.
If you head on to the south of the street, you will reach Passage des Panoramas. It is the first arcade in the city that was illuminated using gas lamps. This place is a perfect option for couples who are on a budget trip; there are many cheap vintage shops here, which sell clothes, collectibles such as coins, stamps, postcards, medals, etc. For foodies, the old-school bistros in nearby will be just the thing.
A Romantic Cruise through the Seine River
Cruises are always romantic, but a Seine River cruise is actually indefinable, especially at night. On your cruise, you can see most of the attractions in the French capital sparkling in twinkling lights. This will be a good option if you are planning to propose to your significant other; just imagine proposing your better half at the center of the river and with Eiffel Tower in the backdrop.
In case you prefer to see these amazing sights in daylight, rent a paddleboat and enjoy your time. After this, make your way through a forest and go to the Shakespeare Garden. The specialty of this awesome land is that you can see almost every plant that is mentioned in the plays of Shakespeare. The performances conducted at the open-air Theater de Verdure in the garden during the summertime are nothing less than magical.