8x Valentine’s Day in Paris: best romantic things to do

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Paris this year? Paris is the most romantic city in the world and the city of lights is of course one of the best places to spend Valentine’s Day. Paris is the city of love and with so many great things to do, discover or explore, the city makes for endless memories. And especially on February 14, 2023. Many hotels and restaurants in Paris also have different offers for this special day. Also discover the most romantic hotels in Paris to spend the night during the Valentine’s Day period.

Are you in Paris on Valentine 2023? We give you some fun activities and ideas for a perfect Valentine’s Day in Paris. There are lots of romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day in Paris. From a romantic dinner cruise on the Seine to a unique spectacle at the Moulin Rouge. Or just strolling along the Seine or in Jardin du Luxembourg is also very nice. What to do in Paris on Valentine’s Day? In this article 8 fun activities to celebrate this day in an original way. In Paris, bien sûr.

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    #1 Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Musée Rodin with ‘Soirée Love’

    The Musée Rodin in Paris celebrates Valentine’s Day with a special evening in which love is of course central. This year the theme is ‘Ange ou Démon’. In an intimate atmosphere, the museum opens its doors on February 14 to lovers of music, art and sculpture for a unique and romantic experience among Rodin’s works. An original and poetic evening in the heart of art. There are different times to book, namely at 7 pm, 8 pm & 9 pm. Advance reservation is required and the number of visitors per time slot is limited. So be sure to book your tickets in time.

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    #2 Walk along the Seine or in the most beautiful parks, gardens & squares

    A romantic walk along the Seine in Paris is possible along the ‘Berges de Seine’, a walking route of about 2.5 km that starts at the Eiffel Tower and runs to the Musée d’Orsay. Ideal to discover the city from a different perspective and enjoy the many beautiful views of the famous sights.

    A walk in the most beautiful parks, gardens & squares in Paris is also recommended during Valentine’s Day. The perfect place to relax, walk and enjoy nature with your loved one. These are the most romantic squares, parks and gardens in Paris: Place des Vosges, Parc Monceau, Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, Parc Floral and Promenade Plantée. Nice tip: according to many, Place de Furstemberg is the most romantic square in Paris.

    #3 Romantic dinner cruise with champagne on the Seine

    A romantic boat trip on the Seine with dinner is and remains a unique experience in Paris. And especially during Valentine’s Day in Paris. Your loved one will surely be impressed. A relaxing cruise on the Seine and at the same time enjoy French cuisine. You just have to do it. Experience the magic of Paris while enjoying a gourmet dinner and beautiful views of Paris. Good to know: February 14 is popular in Paris and tickets sell out quickly. Book your tickets well in advance. No more tickets available on Valentine’s Day itself? Booking the day before or after is also nice.

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    #4 Experience Valentine’s Day at the Moulin Rouge in Paris

    The Moulin Rouge in Paris has special offers on February 13 and 14, 2023 for a dinner show with delicious dishes specially composed for Valentine’s Day. A great show filled with special effects and beautiful costumes. Visiting a show at the Moulin Rouge is a real party with great food, dancing and of course… lots of champagne. Truly a unique experience! Good to know: the immensely popular cabaret is sometimes sold out weeks in advance, so book your tickets on time here too.

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    #5 Fine dining at these romantic restaurants in Paris

    Paris is the perfect place for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. There are many restaurants in the city of lights that focus on a romantic atmosphere, delicious food and an excellent wine selection on this day. Many restaurants provide a special Valentine’s menu. Don’t forget to book your table in advance, the popular restaurants are often fully booked on February 14.

    Nice, cozy restaurants in Paris are, for example, Le Coupe-Chou, Chez Julien and Septime. You can eat authentically in Paris in the 5 best cafés & brasseries in Paris. Can it be something more? Then book a table at Le Train Bleu, Le Jules Verne or Girafe. Bon appetit!

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    Things to do in Paris on Valentine's Day

    #6 Skating at the top of Tour Montparnasse (CANCELLED)

    How about ice skating at the top of Tour Montparnasse with Valentine? Also this year the highest ice rink is back and this from February 4 to March 5, 2023. A synthetic ice rink of 230m2 and this at a height of 210m. There is also a small bar with mulled wine, waffles, pancakes and hot chocolate. And of course with a beautiful 360 degree view of Paris!

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    #7 Surprise your loved one with a romantic photo shoot

    Paris is the perfect location for an original photo shoot. The city offers a beautiful backdrop for photos with its historic buildings, romantic streets and iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower. Surprise your partner with a special experience and capture your love with a professional photo shoot in Paris.

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    #8 Tour through Paris in a vintage Citroen 2CV convertible

    Experience the highlights of Paris in a vintage Citroen 2CV convertible. Feel the romance of the City of Lights at the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre district and other iconic locations on a 3-hour private tour. Various tours are possible, such as classic Paris, romantic Paris or unexpected Paris. If desired, you can also order champagne during the ride as an extra. Bon voyage!

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    Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Paris and spend February 14 on an original evening in the most romantic city in the world. Enjoy a romantic dinner during a boat trip on the Seine, delicious food in a gourmet restaurant or experience an unforgettable evening at the Moulin Rouge.

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