5 of the Most Romantic Places to Kiss in Paris

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Paris, Romantic


Discover where to kiss in Paris to create a memory to treasure for ever – including the back row of the oldest cinema in the city where poets, artists and writers used to meet and enjoy a movie, where Dali dallied and Jean Cocteau designed the projection room! 

Paris is known as the City of Love and it certainly lives up to its name. It’s a place to stroll hand in hand with your loved one as you discover secret gardens or follow the Seine as it curves through the vibrant city. Sitting at a street café or on a bench in an elegant square, or loving the view from the top of the Eiffel Tower, the choice for a romantic smooch is endless.

5 of the most Romantic Places to Kiss in Paris

1.  The Pont Des Arts

The love locks may have gone but the view from this bridge is as romantic as ever (top photo) and the perfect place to stop and enjoy a smooch. The bridge joins the Palais du Louvre to the Institut de France and was first constructed in 1804. Over the years it has been modified to make it stronger but the weight of thousands of padlocks, left by lovers to symbolise ever lasting love, took its toll and they have been removed. We suggest a smooch on the bridge instead!


2. Cinema Studio 28 where Dali Dalied

Snog in the back row at the cinema… not just any old cinema this. Created in 1928, with red carpeted stairs at the entrance, and where the projection room and chandelier style lighting were designed by its one time patron, the artist Jean Cocteau, a darling of the avant-garde set.  Studio 28 in Montmartre is where Dali dallied and it makes for a special and very Parisian night at the movies. Remember the line in the fabulous film Amelie “sometimes on a Friday night Amelie goes to the movies”, well this is the cinema she went to! It has a great atmosphere, a terrific little secret garden and bar (open 15h-22h) and shows classic American and French films.
Check the website for details of films, opening times etc. Find it at 10 rue Tholozé, Metro: Blanche, Abbesses

I Love you Wall Paris

3. The I Love you Wall

The I Love You Wall, Le mur des je t’aime, was created by artists Frédéric Baron and Claire Kito. It attracts fans from all over the world, keen to see this incredible wall which covers a surface area of 40m², composed of 612 squares of enamelled lava, on which ‘I love you’ features 311 times in 250 languages. The splashes of red on the fresco represent parts of a broken heart, symbolizing the human race which has been torn apart and which the wall tries to bring back together. This unusual monument, dedicated to love, is located on the square at Place des Abbesses in Montmartre and has to be one of the most romantic places to kiss in Paris. 
Metro: Abbesses

4. The Medici Fountain in the Luxembourg Gardens


On the border between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens were commissioned by Queen Marie de Medici in 1612, inspired by the Boboli Gardens in Florence. The gardens are split into two, one French and one English style and between them is a forest and a large pond. There is also a rose garden, an orchard with a variety of old and forgotten apples, beehives and greenhouses with a collection of breath-taking orchids. The garden has 106 statues spread throughout the park, the monumental Medici fountain, the Orangerie and the Pavillon Davioud. Here you can take in a puppet show, play chess or listen to a concert in the bandstand. The iconic green seats you’ll find in Paris parks make it a perfect place to  sit, relax and pucker up.
Metro: Odéon


5. The Gardens of the Museum of Montmartre

The museum itself is located in a 16th century building, the oldest in Montmartre and has an excellent permanent collection which depicts the history of the area in art, including a room dedicated to French Cancan. It was once the home of artists such as Renoir and Suzanne Valadon. The Renoir Gardens are a truly tranquil, enchanting little oasis in the city. Perched high up on the top of Montmartre you can see into the oldest vineyards in Paris next door and over the rooftops of Paris. The swing in the garden is where “The Swing” inspired a painting by Renoir, an image of his garden in the summer of 1876, captured for ever and which you can see in the Musée d’Orsay. Escape the bustling city outside, take a break on a bench in this beautiful garden, hold hands and dream…
Address: 12, rue Cortot; Metro: Anvers (and then climb those famous stairs or take the funicular). Website: museedemontmartre

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