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Romantic Paris

Paris Attractions for Couples and Honeymooners

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Parc Floral de Vincennes in Romantic Paris

The Parc Floral de Vincennes in romantic Paris.

Paris Office of Tourism

Romantic Paris is one of the best cities in the world for couples. Find out the best spots to snuggle and smooch with your sweetheart.

Go up!

Everyone knows about the Eiffel Tower, but there are two other ways to get high with your honey. The Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame both provide stunning views of the city.

There are few better places to put your arms around your lover than atop these two attractions. Some would even argue you get a better view, because the Eiffel Tower is so tall the city is too small from that height. And at Notre Dame, you get the bonus of being close to the gothic gargoyles.

Live it up in Romantic Paris!

A short train ride away, visit the luxurious Chateau de Versaille, the elaborate palace of the notorious Sun King. Be sure to take a bottle of wine and a snack of baguettes and cheese to nibble on the grounds. Just a few more minutes further on the same train, you can visit Chartres Cathedral, one of the most stunning gothic churches in Europe.

Live like royalty in Romantic Paris!

Want to live it up like a king and queen yourselves? Reserve a stay at the world-renowned (and appropriately-high-priced) George V. Even if it's out of your price range, pop into the hotel lounge to soak in the atmosphere without emptying your joint savings account.

Or truly pretend to be royalty. Stay at a French chateau (castle). The Chateau d'Esclimont is about 45 minutes from Paris, and even has lower-priced rooms that make it within reach for mere peasants. Be sure to eat dinner at the chateau's wonderful restaurant (and don't forget dessert, a special treat here).

Bond with nature, and each other!

Paris is filled with beautiful gardens, and all make an unbelievably romantic setting. Luxembourg Gardens, in particular, is a great spot for couples, and is adjacent to the breathtaking Luxembourg Castle.

Do some very French kissing in Romantic Paris!

You've seen the scene in almost every romance set in Paris: a couple embraces for a deep kiss on a bridge overlooking the Seine River. There's a reason filmmakers use this image. It's wonderfully romantic. Take your honey to the nearest bridge, walk to the center and get smooching.

Wine and dine in Romantic Paris!

There are few things better to savor in Paris than a wonderful meal, accompanied by a delectable bottle of wine. You can also pop in anywhere to find this. Wander along the Champs Elysees until a sidewalk cafe captures your attention.

Walk arm in arm!

Venture to the Ile Saint Louis (near Notre Dame) for a great neighborhood for walking. The tiny island within the Seine has cute boutique shops, nice restaurants and nightclubs filled with locals. Be sure to try Berthillon, a delicious ice cream that can only be found in this small neighborhood.

Jazz it up!

This is one of the best cities in the world to listen to jazz, whether it's at a smoky hole-in-the-wall or a popular club. Hit any jazz club, snuggle, sip wine and listen to the sounds of Gay Paris!
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