Come See the City of Lights: Paris at Night

Paris is truly the city of lights and the best way to enjoy them is traveling and exploring at night. The Eurostar even offers a night train that get to Paris just in time to see the sunset and then enjoy the nightlife.

If you are traveling to Paris for a romantic getaway then you must to toI’lle Saint-Louis. These islands are very quite and peaceful places in Paris and can give lovers a unique take on the city. There are great restaurants on the island, where couples can enjoy traditional French cuisine with a beautiful view of the core of Paris. After dinner, take a walk down the banks behind I’lle Saint-Louis for a romantic stroll. The banks are also a friendly place where young Parisians come to play their music and the atmosphere is truly pleasurable.

Paris at Night

If you are traveling to Paris for the culture, then do not let the night stop you. The Opera and theatres are open into the night in Paris. There are ballets, classical concerts, operas, and even comedy shows available throughout the city. The Opera district is very nice, with lots of French restaurants and shopping open late for the night owls. Also most museums in Paris open their doors late once a week to allow people to visit during the night. The Louvre closes at 9:45pm on Friday. This is perhaps the best times to visit these museums as they are very quiet and very peaceful.

If you are traveling to Paris for a night out, then you certainly will not be disappointed. Paris is a big university town as well and many young students will be out every night at bars and clubs. One of the friendliest places to find good bars is located around rue Oberkampf in the 11th district. Here there are many very trendy bars to have a good and inexpensive drink in. All over Paris there are nightclubs and one of the most famous to visit in Paris is “Le Showcase.” This is the place to visit if you want the “Parisian Party Animal” experience. The price is a bit more expensive, but it is well worth it, especially if you only have one night in Paris.

 Eiffel Tower

Of course, the most iconic piece of Paris is the Eiffel Tower which is a must see at night. Every evening, the Eiffel Tower is adorned with its golden covering and sparkles for 5 minutes every hour on the hour, while its beacon shines over Paris.The lighting is an image of Gustave Eiffel’s Tower itself as a universal and symbolic landmark.

On your travels back to London, why not stay at the Park Grand London Kensington and Discover Bayswater.

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