When it comes to a romantic trip for two, it’s hard to beat Paris. The city possesses endless romantic sights with fairy tale-like beauty. If you and your significant other are looking to get away from your normal existence and celebrate your more romantic side, this particular French city could help you achieve just that. There are numerous things to do here to bring out the romantic in both of you, such as baroque castles, secret gardens, and impressive churches.
Paris really comes alive in spring as it’s the ideal time to engage in outdoor activities. While you’d get eight sunny hours a day in summer, you’d also often find accidental showers. So if you do insist on visiting during the summer months, you’ll need to ensure you pack your umbrella with you. The best time to visit Paris for couples is September to December, with fewer crowds in autumn. If you’re planning to visit in January and/or February, you should take some woollen clothes, as it gets very cold. The magic of Paris has attracted couples for generations. There is something wonderfully enticing and mysterious in the city’s architecture and all-round atmosphere. Here is a list of things to do for couples that will provide you with memories to last a lifetime.
A balloon ride in Parc Andre-Citroen
Flying in a hot air balloon while taking in the panoramic views is one of the more unique things to do in Paris. These particular balloons are renowned for being bigger than any other hot air balloons in the world. You get a fantastic view of the city from right up there in the clouds. Along with the Eiffel Tower, it offers one of the highest viewpoints in the city. The ride goes on for 10 minutes but offers memories that go on for far longer. The excitement when you’re at the top is thrilling as your romance flies sky high.
A walk through Pont Neuf
You can’t go on a romantic trip to Paris without taking a walk through Pont Neuf. It ranks among the older standing bridges built right over the Seine Ever. The iconic landmark attracts tourists in their droves, in addition to the locals going out for a stroll. Take your romantic partner’s hand as you walk over the bridge and take in the breath-taking views of the Seine River. When you reach lee de la Cite, you’ll want to take a photo of the Henry IV statue.
One of the most romantic things you can do in Paris is to visit the Louver Palace post-sunset in winter. Feast your eyes on the masterpieces once you enter the palace. When the sun has gone down and there are fewer people around, the twinkling lights provide a stunning illuminating effect. If you want to heighten the romance, witness the ‘Mighty Aphrodite, mythical love stories’ trail. The theme is romance, and tours are available five days a week.