Do you want to know a secret? Paris is more beautiful than ever during the night. Paris is full of monuments and lights which shine after the sun goes down. Night and Romance walk hand in hand.. Have you ever wondered why Paris is called the ‘city of romance’ and the ‘city of lights’? There must be a strong connection. Read what are the top must do in Paris by night.
1. Enjoy The Seine RiverPhoto Credit: Flickr
This city serves its own special vibes during the night. The Seine is considered as the blood of the city for Parisians. Walking by the river, under the clear sky with dreamy views surrounding you, is like a dream! Paris has a beautiful charm during the day but it completely changes during the night and makes you feel like a dreamland.. like magic!
The Seine river will reflect all the lights back. When there is a clear sky, take a good bottle of wine, some cheese and a fresh baguette to sit on the banks along the seine river. You will feel like Parisian once you taste this must do in Paris by night.
Not just that, this city is among the few in the world where you can do anything you want during the night! Undoubtedly, this city has so much to offer before you sleep…
2. Visit Museums By NightPhoto Credit: Needpix
This dramatic city has much more to offer when the sun goes down.
There are many museums in Paris which are visited by hundreds of tourists every day. Have you ever experienced museums during the night time? There are certain special dates during the year when you have almost all the major museums staying open at night time. Even the most famous museum ‘The Louvre’ museum can be visited at night.
Check here to see the times and museums which are open all night in Paris. It is a must do in Paris by night before you end your trip.
3. Have A Dinner In A Luxury Cruise or Luxury BusPhoto Credit: ParisByM
Depending upon your tastes and your budget, you can choose a number of activities which can be experienced during the night time. Doing something unique, you do want to try having dinner while enjoying a luxury cruise or in a luxury bus. Seine river dinner cruise will allow you to have a panoramic view from aboard an all-glass boat. You can enjoy the live music while you are having dinner with breathtaking views. Alternatively, the dinner bus may take you all around the city covering the major touristic attractions.
4. Have An Illumination Tour
If you are in Paris during the winter season, you also have the opportunity to enjoy an ‘illumination tour’. You will take a seat on the open-air bus which would take you to the most magical places in Paris for an hour. Discover the magic of Paris by night! Relive the history of Paris while discovering the illuminations of the capital. Believe us, your eyes will see the most beautiful lights!Photo Credit: Francetourisme
5. Visit Christmas Markets in ParisParis Christmas Market
During winters, the cold nights in Paris are like being in fairytale land, with decorated streets, lights all around and the famous Christmas markets. If trying something extraordinary is your thing, then add visiting one of these markets in your must do in Paris by night list!
These markets open during the month of November until January. It is a perfect place to experience the special local ‘hot wine‘ and traditional food from different French regions, such as the pretzels, locally produced cheese, and meat. For those looking up for a Christmas gift for their friends and family, these markets are the best places to shop and take a souvenir from Paris as a gift for your loved ones.
6. Experience French Humor
If you are a comedy lover, there are certain comedy shows in Paris which run through the night. You might want to try this experience and admire the ‘French Humor‘ along with the local Parisians. You may find comedy shows either in English or French. It will be a great experience to sit down with other locals or international travelers and laugh together. Check here to see where to find comedy shows in English in Paris.Photo Credit: Piqsels
All in all, this city not only amuses you during the day, you have so many things to do, to explore and experience at night. The city will be remembered with the lifetime memories that you will take back home with you. These 6 ideas as must do in Paris by night are just fascinating!
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