According to France’s lovers, the City of Light is one of the best place romantic places in the whole world. Paris has so much to offer to its visitors : architectural and art treasures to discover, many places for slowly wandering hand in hand, the barges on the Seine, numerous restaurants for having great meals, boutiques for shopping… But enjoying your honeymoon in Paris requires serious preparation.
First: choose the right time to go
Paris is a cosmopolite, active and changing town over the months. Every season brings its own local or international events (fashion, culture and art, sports, etc.). Those moments bring the City of light to life; especially in the areas they take place. If you want to take part, you can choose to come at the time they are planned, but you will have to book your hotel rooms very early. If you want some calm and intimacy, avoid their dates.
Find a hotel
As a touristic town, Paris offers wide range of accommodation establishment. Well known named or charming, friendly and comfortable hotels, classic or ultra-modern, you will be able to find the one that best fit your needs and your budget. However, you have to know that Paris hotels are quite expensive, but the services and the places are really worth it. And book early if you plan to come on the high tourist seasons.
Choose and plan your activities
For a couple, it will not be so easy to be bored in Paris. There is a lot to see and a lot to do, and so many ways to have romantic or fun moments. To have an idea of what you can do, you can learn a bit about the city and what it proposes to newlyweds; some movies and internet guides can be very useful to do so.
But you also already may have your own idea: wandering in parks, flyboats or barge ride on the Seine and romantic diner on evenings, climbing the Tour Eiffel, shopping on Les Champs-Élysées, visiting palaces and museums, having fun in theme parks, etc. Some activities however need early booking as visits of the Versailles or the Louvre Museum, diner at well-known places or restaurants, cruises on the Seine.
If you do not plan to rent a car during your stay, Paris has one of the well managed bus and metro network. Those means of transport are cheap and will ease your city outings. Furthermore, all the famous places of the town are served by bus and metro lines.