Paris is also known as the “City of Lights” and “City of Love” because of the many beautiful art museums and gardens. The city has been romanticized in many books and paintings because of its graceful beauty. Therefore, couples make it a romantic destination for their weddings or honeymoons. There are many gardens and cafes where couples can spend beautiful and memorable moments during their Paris private tour. The avenues for romantic outings are numerous and the following are some of the best activities for couples when in Paris.
View from Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel tower gives a sweeping panoramic view of the City of Love and because of this many marriage proposals are done on top of the viewing deck. The most suitable time is after dark when the tower is lit by 20.000 sparkling golden lights.
Saying “Je t’ aime” in Montmarte
The Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre is a place of pilgrimage for and Pilgrims as well as romantic couples. Climbing the hillside to the basilicas white dome gives a view of the cityscape. Moreover, at the Musee de Montmartre artists Renoir and Suzzane had their studios. It is at the “I Love You wall” created by artist Fredric Baron where couples repeat it in on the 250 languages.
Admiring French Romantics
Writer George Sand and painter Ary Scheffer lived in the mansion at Musee de la Vie Romantique. Therefore, an object exhibited here gives a flashback about the romantic era. As part of Louvre guided tour, you can admire the paintings of Delacroix as well as head to his home studio at Musee National Eugene Delacroix. Last but not the least; you can visit the home of writer Victor Hugo at place des Vosges.
Stroll at Canal St-Martin
This is one of the few places where couples can have a stroll without much disturbance. The shaded towpath of Canal St-Martin has iron footbridge at the intersection of rue de la Grange aux Belles and quai de Jemmapes. Moreover, you can buy tickets for the canal-side phew at Chez Prune for boat watching.
Boating in Bois de Boulogne
This is a cruise along the river Seine on a Bateaux Mouches or Bateaux Parisiens which is a very romantic, scenic and serene experience for couples followed by a walk through the Jardin Shakespeare. This walk among the trees, flowers and plants is a beautiful and romantic experience. Moreover, there are summertime performances here which are magical because of its open-air nature.
These are some of the romantic activities that couples cannot miss when visiting Paris.