Known as the “City of Lights,” Paris is a fascinating European capital that can be a dream holiday destination. The city offers so much to travelers, like famous monuments, culinary delights, and architectural beauty. Here is the list of things you may do at night in Paris when traveling with family.
Visit the Eiffel Tower
Eiffel tower is one of the famous attractions in Paris. It took engineers two years, two months, and five days to build the monument, and it was completed on March 31, 1889. According to travel experts, you should visit the Eiffel tower at night with your family when spending the night in Paris.
The Eiffel Illuminations are breathtaking. Every evening the Eiffel tower dazzles in golden light and sparkles for every 5 minutes every hour. You will also find the beacon flashed from the Eiffel tower dazzling.
Take a walk by the Seine
You may dedicate your daytime to visit other attractions in Paris. If you want to make the most out of your stay in Paris, you cannot miss the walk by the Seine river which flows through the heart of the city. Walking with your family along the Seine river at night can be a memorable experience.
The water of the Seine river acts like a mirror that shows you the reflection of the city and its beauty that can be easily observed at night. There are around 32 bridges on the Seine river, and many are pretty impressive and beautifully illuminated at night.
Take a Dinner cruise of Bateaux Mouches
Bateaux Mouches refers to an open excursion boat that provides travelers to view the city along the river Seine. The Bateaux Mouches dock is located near Pont de l’Alma. The night cruise departs from this point and travels through the Seine river up to Notre Dame de Paris. On the way, you get an opportunity to watch the Conciergerie, the Louvre Museum, and the Town Hall.
The cruise takes a turn at the Arab World Institute. It passes along many famous tourist attractions like the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the National Assembly, the Eiffel tower, and Musée d’Orsay. While on the cruise trip, you can also enjoy dinner on the boat while watching Paris attractions.
Apero is ingrained in French culture. It refers to a pre-dinner drink with finger foods in the evening. Apero is one of the best nighttime activities that help you enjoy the evening atmosphere and get a taste of the local culture of Paris. You can enjoy Apero at any bar in Paris. After having a few drinks, grab a table for your family and enjoy your dinner like a local.
According to a recent report, around 30 million tourists visit Paris every year. Parisians are known to enjoy a casual late evening dinner with their friends and family. Hence, a Parisian dinner is something you should not skip when you visit Paris with your family. You can enjoy Parisian dinner at any typical Parisian restaurant or bistro.
Experience the Paris Nightlife
Paris offers one of the best night party atmospheres in Europe. The city has around 20 arrondissements and several nightclubs and bars you can visit and indulge in dance. Bars in Paris are generally free, but night clubs charge a small entry fee for guests. If you do not wish to go to nightclubs, you can find plenty of clubs where you can sip some drinks and go dancing on the bar’s floor area.
If you think Paris only offers wine to tourists, you are wrong. Several bars in Paris whip up mind-blowing cocktails. The bartender can make creative and unique concoctions or present you with various cocktails stirred to perfection.
To sum up, these are some things you can do at night in Paris when traveling with family.