Seductive Paris

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert Jane's verdict
From An American in Paris to Amélie, the sultry French capital is where romance blossoms. Kirker gives you the inside track on avoiding tourist clichés and crowds with fast track entrances to less obvious museums and galleries, top reservations for dinner and carefully selected luxury hotels with flowers, petits fours and champagne waiting for you. C’est formidable!

Recommended tour operator: Kirker Holidays

Kirker Holidays says

Where better for a European mini-moon than the cité d’amour…?

  • Concierge service
  • Easy to reach
  • Handpicked hotels

The most romantic city in the world, Paris is the perfect honeymoon destination. Enjoy a stroll among the Tuileries gardens, discover the boutiques of St. Germain-des-Prés, and wine and dine in the world’s finest restaurants and atmospheric bistros.

Paris is also blessed with unrivalled art and museums, but avoid the crowds at the Louvre and head to the elegant surroundings of the Musée Rodin to see that most iconic sculpture, ‘The Kiss’, or explore the world’s greatest collection of Impressionists in the Musée de l’Orangerie – with the Kirker Museum Pass you will enjoy complimentary fast-track entrance to all of these.

One of Kirker’s favourite place to stay in Paris is the boutique Balzac (5* deluxe), just off the Champs-Elysées. The staff offer immaculate service and the rooms in this former private residence combine original high ceilings and antiques with touches of modern design. For a special treat, book a table for dinner in Julien Roucheteau’s Michelin-starred restaurant. All Kirker guests receive complimentary flowers, petits fours and a bottle of champagne – the perfect start to your honeymoon.

If you prefer the charm and character of the Left Bank, the beautiful Relais Christine (4* deluxe) is a real find. Hidden away in a pretty courtyard in St. Germain, yet only a few minutes’ walk from Notre Dame and the Seine, this is a romantic oasis. The hotel is constructed on the ruins of a 16th Century abbey, with elegant decor and an atmospheric spa in the vaulted cellar.

Don’t forget to ask the Kirker Concierge to recommend a restaurant and reserve a table for that perfect dinner – whether it is at one of the city’s celebrated haute cuisine restaurants, or a traditional bistro.

Find our more about our hand-picked selection of 25 luxury hotels in Paris and remember that we also include your choice of convenient regional flights or Eurostar tickets. We can even arrange for you to travel to or from Paris on the fabled Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – wow.

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