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Romance secrets of Paris
April 01, 2022
Make a wish at the Medici Fountain
The grand Italian-inspired Medici Fountain in the Jardin du Luxembourg is a beautiful landmark in the 6th arrondisement, which attracts visitors hoping to throw a coin and make their wishes come true.
Snap a photo at Jehan-Rictus Square
At first glance a small, unassuming area of greenery in Montmartre, Jehan-Rictus Square has become known for one unique feature – the Wall of Love. This work of artists Frédéric Baron and Claire Kito, a tiled wall with ‘I love you’ written 311 times in 250 different languages – is the perfect spot for a photo.
Soak up the sun in Place des Vosges
As one of the oldest and most beautiful squares in Paris, this is the place to be for taking a quiet moment to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Amble along the tree-lined walkways, past picturesque fountains and marvel at the elegant architecture of the red brick façades.
Take a boat tour on Bois de Boulogne lake
Set amidst a vast 2,090 acres of landscaped gardens, the beautiful Bois de Boulogne is an oasis of greenery on the edge of the city. After spending the day wandering around the gardens, there’s no better way to relax with a loved one than taking a boat ride across the calm waters of the Lac Inferieur.
Stroll along the Seine
No visit to Paris would be complete without walking by the Seine. Take in the sights of the iconic landmarks with an afternoon stroll along the banks, or head out later and watch the Eiffel Tower sparkle as night falls and the city comes to life.
Steal a kiss on the bridge of Parc Monceau
Located in the 8th arrondisement near Boulevard de Courcelles, Parc Monceau is a public park with curved walkways, lush greenery and pretty statues. As such, it makes a perfect spot for a romantic stroll, and one stone bridge in particular is a must-see for its picturesque setting.
Immortalize a moment at Pont des Arts
Paris’s famous ‘love lock’ bridge is a classic architectural example of Parisienne-chic style. This second incarnation of an irreparably damaged 19th century original is a delicate yet distinguished addition to the impressive cityscape that surrounds it. The fragility of the bridge led to the removal of the metal padlocks in 2015, but the views remain as romantic as ever.
See the Eiffel Tower sparkle
Head up the impressive staircase on avenue de Camoëns in the 16th arrondissement for one of the best views of the Eiffel Tower without the crowds. Time your visit on the hour when the Iron Lady sparkles in all her glory for a picture perfect moment you’ll never forget.
Portrait painting in Montmartre
Place du Tertre, the main square in the old village of Montmartre, is famous throughout the world for its painters and pretty terraces. Settle in as one of the artists captures your portrait or simply take in the scenic surroundings at one of the many classic Parisian cafés.
The original palace hotel in the heart of historic Paris, Le Meurice with its splendid newly-restored rooms and suites is the very epitome of quiet elegance and is alive with the artist's soul of wit and magic.
Hôtel Plaza Athénée
True to its extraordinary city, Hôtel Plaza Athénée is no ordinary hotel. Here, on the prestigious avenue Montaigne, the tree-lined boulevard of French fashion, our hotel proudly offers guests the very best of Paris.
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