Paris, the City of Lights, is one of the most romantic as well as the dream destinations for all couples in the world. The city is also known as the City of Love because of its magical ambiance where you can kick-start your romance. This makes Paris city even more appropriate for celebrating a passionate Valentine’s Day with your loved one.
Note that the clichéd romantic places in the city will be crammed with locals and tourists on Valentine’s Day, so it will be better to choose some not-so-famous yet romantic destinations to celebrate the special day. Below are some romantic ideas to sweep your partner off the feet and celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day in style.
Musée de la Vie Romantique
This is a small and cozy villa, which was made by the famous Dutch artist, Arty Scheffer, in 1830 with the help of many writers, artists, and composers. The villa is packed with the mementos of the Romantic era, a few paintings by Scheffer, and sand art.
The museum was renovated in 2013 to give it a modern and romantic outlook by adding a Greenhouse and a tree-lined courtyard café. You can take your soul mate to this romantic villa on the Valentine’s Day where you can travel back to a Romantic era. Furthermore, you can enjoy a romantic walk holding the hands of your partner through the corridors of the villa while savoring some coffee.
Sainte-Chapelle is one of the world famous Gothic historic buildings in Paris. Here, you can see the many Christian relics including Christ’s crown of thorns acquired by Saint Louis.
The Chapelle was designed by Pierre De Montreuil under the reign of King Louis IX (St. Louis, 1226-70). The Chapelle consist of huge windows, which are 49 feet high that depict thousands of scenes from old and new monuments until the arrival of relics in Paris. Further, the upper layer is constructed almost entirely using stained glasses.
A Royal Picnic
Take your loved one for a royal picnic on Valentine’s Day. One of the famous places that you can select for that in Paris is the Palace des Vosges. The palace was built in the beginning of 16th Century as an honor to King Louis XIII, and became the meeting place for royal Parisians in the 17th Century.
Palace des Vosges separates the Bastilles from the Marais. Here, you can see flocks of both the locals and tourists to see the lovely square surrounded by the arcade of picturesque palaces. You can also see some cafes, house shops, and elegant galleries surrounding the square.