So you’ve hit jackpot this year. First you have a husband, partner, boyfriend, SOBF (Sort of Boyfriend) and you happen to find yourselves in the city that typifies romance…PARIS! Well congratulations and in reward we are giving you a list of the finest, most romantic and fun activities for a great Valentines Day and weekend in the city of love.
Go on get your wooly hat on, hold your partner by the hand and skate away like you’re dancing on ice. A Romantic, fun and cheap activity all whilst looking over at the beautiful Hotel de Ville.
Times: 12-noon to 10pm (Monday to Friday), 9am to 10pm (weekend and public holidays)
Skate Hire: 5 euros (piece of identity necessary)
Treat you and your lover to a two-and –a half hour special spa menu offering by Bristol Spa by La Praire, including smoothing footbath, body massage and facial treatments. You will be cocooned in a double suite with a private terrace and Jacuzzi. The greatest part is that after the luxurious treatment, the journey will finish up with a cocktail and some macaroons. You can enjoy it either at the bar or on the terrace to spend some sweet and relaxing time with your beloved.
More info here.
Most of the Michelin-star restaurants in Paris offer Valentine’s day deals at a price of less than 100 euros per person; the suggestion here would be the restaurant Jean-Francois Piege, which has a cosy and romantic atmosphere
Address : 79 Rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
For a little less cash why not head to Pirouette. A quaint and friendly little restaurant next to Les Halles where one can find a set formule for only €36.
Address: 5 Rue Mondétour, 75001
Telephone: 01 40 26 47 81
Monday to Saturday 12.30 – 2.30 and 7.30-10.30
Metro: Etienne Marcel, Les Halles, Rambuteau
Have a great Valentines Weekend!
By Joanna Reid & Hsin-i Chi