Searching for an ideal destination for Valentine’s Day in 2022? The capital of France, Paris is one of the most romantic cities in Europe and attracts couples from all over the world. There is definitely no shortage of romantic things to do in the city especially on Valentine’s Day. From dinner cruises on the Seine to walking down the cobblestone streets of Montmartre, Paris offers a number of great activities and sightseeing attractions to visit on February 14. Don’t hesitate to take that special someone to the City of Light for an unforgettable romantic experience. Let’s take a look at some of the most romantic ideas for Valentine’s Day in Paris.
Romantic Dinner Cruise on the Seine
A romantic dinner cruise on the Seine in Paris is one of the best ways to spend your Valentine’s Day with the person you deeply care about. What’s great about these evening cruise trips is that many iconic monuments are visible from the river including Louvre, Notre Dame, and Eiffel Tower. Whether you are looking for a special dinner cruise that includes a 3-course meal and a bottle of Champagne to share or a Valentine’s Day elegance cruise with hotel pick-up and musical animation on a prestigious boat, there are many cruise companies that offer a wide range of Valentine’s Day packages.
The I Love You Wall
The most romantic neighborhood in the city, Montmartre is well-known for its picturesque streets and offers an ideal setting for couples who are visiting Paris on Valentine’s Day. Take a walk to the lovely Jehan Rictus des Abbesses Square where you will find the amazing “I Love You” Wall. This installation by Claire Kito and Frederic Baron is a place where declarations of love come together in more than 300 dialects and languages. The wall is surrounded by ancient roses and cherry trees making it an ideal spot to declare love to your partner on Valentine’s Day.
Book a Room in a Romantic Hotel
Booking a room in a nice hotel is one of the best ideas for Valentine’s Day in Paris. From 5-star hotels with rose petals scattered on the beds to boutique hotels with spa services and candle-lit table restaurants, there is definitely plenty to choose from in Paris. Nestled between Les Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, Le Narcisse Blanc & Spa is a luxurious hotel that boasts Art Deco furniture and a variety of spa services. If you are looking for an elegant hotel with plaid carpets and impeccable service, book a room in La Maison Favart on Valentine’s Day.
Musée des Arts Forains
Located in the Bercy neighborhood in a former wine market, Musée des Arts Forains boasts 8,000 square meters of space packed with a unique collection of objects inside of three different rooms including the Venetian Lounges, the Fairground Art Museum, and the Theatre of Marvels. Take your partner for a ride on a gondola merry-go-round in the Venetian Lounges or book one of the tours for a unique Parisian experience.
Paris Aquarium (Aquarium de Paris)
One of the most romantic ideas for Valentine’s Day in Paris is a visit to the lovely Aquarium de Paris, also known as Cinéaqua. Opened in 1867, this aquarium is home to over 10,000 different species including unicorn fish, hermit crabs, rays, and angelfish. It also boasts around 600 corals across 3,500 square meters, as well as 9,000 plant specimens. Thanks to its several workshops, shows, and educational animations, Paris Aquarium is a great place to spend an afternoon on Valentine’s Day. Don’t leave before visiting the popular shark basin which features 38 sharks of 7 different species.