Paris is reputed to be the most romantic city in the world. With picture postcard scenery, great restaurants, cosy spots ... the city is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day in February. But if, on this occasion, you want to get off the beaten path and surprise your beloved, we have selected some original ideas for you to enjoy an exceptional time in Paris with your Valentine.
Run hand-in-hand at the Parc de la Villette
On your marks at 8am for the Valentine’s Day race at the Parc de la Villette! Participants run 10 km or 5 if they are in a couple, with pom-pom girls and entertainment along the way. Out of breath and no partner? No need to worry: ‘Operation Cupid’ will make sure you have a running partner so that you won’t finish alone!
Spend an evening filled with LOVE at the Musée Rodin
On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, the Musée Rodin will be extending its opening hours for a unique romantic evening! In honour of the romantic relationship between Rodin the most sensual sculptor of his time and Camille Claudel, the museum is organizing a special exhibition itinerary highlighting the written correspondence between the two lovers. A romantic tour of a collection of major artworks.
Sip a cocktail in the frosty atmosphere of the bar Kube
For a change from evenings by the fireside, why not spend an evening with your Valentine in the frosty bar of the Hôtel Kube?! Put on a warm coat and cosy up for a delicious cocktail served in iced glasses. A unique experience!
Enjoy a massage at the Spa dans le noir
With its ‘I love you’ package’, the Spa dans le noir invites you to experience a relaxing moment for two... in total darkness! Enjoy pampering your senses with a hammam and bespoke massage away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. And if you wish, you can extend the pleasure with a meal together, also in complete darkness.
Frissonner au Manoir de Paris
There’s no better excuse for a reassuring embrace from a loved one than a dark, scary atmosphere. With Le Manoir de Paris and its twenty or so actors, you will relive a terrible Parisian mystery from the past at their ‘Dark Valentine Night’.
Discover the west of Paris by helicopter
Fly away together to see Paris from the air. Fly over the most famousmonuments in the west of Paris with an exciting helicopter ride with Hélicoptère Helipass! A magical tour in the air above the Parc des Princes, Longchamp racecourse, Versailles and the gardens of the Sun King … and even the Eiffel Tower. Simply unforgettable!
Create your own chocolates
The undisputed star of Valentine’s Day, chocolate is honoured in an offbeat way at Choco Story Paris, where lovebirds can use their imagination to style their own sweet treats. Lollipops, bite-sized pieces of chocolate, bars of chocolate … let your heart and taste buds run wild and inspire your most wonderful creations!
Workshop + entrance to the museum + tasting session: from €60
Dinner ‘In love again’ at the Ritz
A Valentine’s dinner is a classic option but at the Ritz Paris luxury hotel the Pastry Chef François Perret has composed a delightful and unusual series of dishes for a special dinner. The ‘risqué pairings’ and heart-shaped dessert offer a memorable experience for loving couples, in one of Paris’s most beautiful palaces.
‘In love again’ dinner: €295
There are so many ways to have an unforgettable February 14th, in the heart of Paris. Find more date ideas in our Romantic Paris file.