Valentine’s Day in Paris should be foolproof, but then the reality kicks in – where can you find a romantic hotel that doesn’t cost hundreds of Euros a night? Which of the city’s thousands of restaurants is a good bet for an intimate dinner? And what can you see and do in the city in mid-February that will be in keeping with the mood?
Don’t worry – we won’t leave you to try and wring romance out of a youth hostel and a rain-sodden queue for the Eiffel Tower. Check out our selections below for the best places to sleep, eat, shop and more for the most romantic trip possible.
Explore great Valentine’s ideas
Valentine’s Day events in Paris
Our pick of the most original events and activities taking place this February 14.
Restaurants for Valentine’s Day
For intimate pre-dinner drinks, seductively lavish dining and morning-after brunches.
These gorgeous hotels deliver exclusive love nests, luxury suites and quirky hideaways to suit all budgets.
Stuck for flowers, undies, chocolates or something completely different?
Romantic restaurants in Paris
Finding the perfect restaurant is a difficult choice in a city so famed for its cuisine, so let us help.
The 50 most romantic films ever
Warm yourself up for Valentine’s Day with our countdown of the best films about love, lust and heartbreak.
Head to these naughty lingerie boutiques for saucy undies and sexy gifts, Paris-style.