10 places to declare your love with Paris at your feet!

Declaring your love isn’t always easy: we recommend gathering up your courage and taking the object of your affection somewhere unforgettable!

  • Juliette Bassine

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    Rédaction OUI.sncf

  • Updated on

    29/01/2019

  • Destination

    Paris

Why not take advantage of your stay in Paris to say "I love you"? We have selected the 10 most breathtaking places where you can show your partner your love for them with Paris at your feet.

Here are the 10 best places to say “I love you”:

  1. The Louis Vuitton Foundation
  2. On top of the Arc de Triomphe
  3. At the top of the Eiffel Tower
  4. On the roof of the Montparnasse Tower
  5. On the rooftop of the BHV in the Marais
  6. On the 6th floor of the Peninsula hotel
  7. Amidst the gargoyles of Notre-Dame
  8. At the summit of the Butte Bergeyre 
  9. Poolside at the Piscine Molitor
  10. On the roof of the Grands Magasins

In painting at Vuitton

Vue de la Fondation Louis Vuitton - © iStock - MICHEL HINCKER

Who says that love and culture don't go together? The Louis Vuitton Foundation is a perfect combination of the two! After visiting the exhibition and taking a tour, why not climb the stairs to the roof of this sumptuous building? Here you have a lovely view of La Défense, the Bois de Boulogne and all of Paris!

  • The Louis Vuitton Foundation
  • 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
  • 75116
  • Paris
  • France

A traditional spot at the Arc de Triomphe

Vue de l'Arc de Triomphe, Paris - © iStock - borchee

After a stroll down the most beautiful avenue in the world, what could be better than saying "I love you" on top of the Arc de Triomphe? Once you have climbed the stairs, a panoramic view of Paris awaits you. What is the best time of day? At dusk, with the colours of the sunset reflecting off the roofs of Paris.

  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Place Charles de Gaulle
  • 75008
  • Paris
  • France

At the top of the Iron Lady

Tour Eiffel, Paris - © iStock - AleksandarNakic

It may be cliché, but you can’t go wrong by revealing your love at the top of the Eiffel Tower. The higher you go, the more beautiful it is! On the first floor, you can kneel above the passersby, on the second floor take in the view of Montmartre in the distance, or on the third floor, enjoy an intimate dinner for two at the Jules Verne gastronomic restaurant.

  • Eiffel Tower
  • Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France
  • 75007
  • Paris
  • France

In 7th heaven at Montparnasse

Vue de la Tour Montparnasse à Paris - © iStock - franckreporter

Let us continue our tour of some of the capital’s most iconic spots. Say "I love you" in the gourmet restaurant Le Ciel at the top of the Montparnasse Tower as you watch the sun set over the City of Light. This is one of the best views of the Iron Lady in the city!

  • Tour Montparnasse
  • 33 Avenue du Maine
  • 75015
  • Paris
  • France

Perched high up in the Marais

© Le Perchoir du Marais

After a lovers' stroll through the Marais, head to the neighbourhood’s rooftops! Take the discreet lift at the BHV to reach the Perchoir du Marais! Here, in a chic and cosy atmosphere overlooking the Hôtel de Ville, you can whisper sweet nothings in each other’s ears while sampling expertly prepared cocktails.

  • Le Perchoir Marais
  • 33 Rue de la Verrerie
  • 75004
  • Paris
  • France

In a nest at the Oiseau Blanc

© iStock - PeopleImages

On the 6th floor of the Peninsula Hotel sits an all-white restaurant perched on the rooftop like some sort of magical bird’s nest. Exchange loving glances over a gastronomic meal prepared by chef Sidney Redel, while admiring a view of the capital’s most beautiful monuments. With its soft, chic décor, this spot makes you feel like you’re nestled in a cosy cocoon.

  • L'Oiseau Blanc
  • 19 Avenue Kléber
  • 75116
  • Paris
  • France

The gargoyles of Notre-Dame

© iStock - gehringj

Pretend you’re Quasimodo and Esmeralda! Rendezvous at the top of one of the towers of Notre-Dame de Paris. Amidst the gargoyles, you can savour the spectacular view of the Seine and the City of Light. This is an ideal place for a simple expression of love. To cap off this bohemian encounter, head to the Île de la Cité.

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II
  • 75004
  • Paris
  • France

Poetic love at Bergeyre

© iStock - franckreporter

A bucolic, unusual and above all very discreet place, the Butte Bergeyre is ideal for loving one another with Paris at your feet. Simply climb the steps to the top of the hill, then take a relaxing stroll among the painted houses that look like something out of a storybook. You’ll feel like you’ve taken a trip to the countryside! Put all artifice aside, and love one another in poetic terms.

  • Butte Bergeyre
  • 76 Rue Georges Lardennois
  • 75019
  • Paris
  • France

Love blossoms at the water's edge

Sipping a cocktail with your feet (almost) in the water and a view of Paris’ rooftops? Far from being an impossible dream, it is entirely doable on the roof of the prestigious Molitor swimming pool! Here, you can enjoy being love in a fresh, flowery, designer atmosphere. Words of love, cocktails, sunshine, fresh air and flowers — what more could you ask for?

  • Piscine Molitor
  • 8 Avenue de la Porte Molitor
  • 75016
  • Paris
  • France

A springtime of love

Toit du Printemps, Paris - © iStock - anyaberkut

Escape the frenetic rhythm of Boulevard Haussmann by heading to Déli-Cieux, on the 9th floor of Printemps! Here you can enjoy a 360° panoramic view of the roofs, buildings and monuments of Paris. This is one of the capital's most popular places, where you can enjoy the sweetness of love: kisses, cuddles and gentle words, in pleasant company and with an incredible view.

  • Déli-cieux
  • Le Printemps, 64 Boulevard Haussmann
  • 75009
  • Paris
  • France

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