The setting is pretty exceptional already, but nighttime renders this icon even more spectacular.
Every Wednesday night, the Louvre is open until 9:45pm, which means you'll beat the tourists and have potential canoodling opportunities in amongst the statues. Once you've meandered around the galleries, head outside to chat about what you've seen and admire that famous golden glow.
Paris is indeed the city of love, but don't expect romance to be handed to you on a plate.
Whether you're whisking someone to the capital for a weekend break, or are a Parisian in need of inspiration, we've collected some date ideas to help you out. From languid park picnics, to cool activities and alternative movie viewings - here are some date ideas to help love blossom in Paris.